Facilities Management

January 22, 2013

Scan. Fix. Save. Using QR codes to improve tenant service.

The use of QR codes strategically placed in the building allows tenants to easily report a problem for that location. For instance, a QR code can […]
January 11, 2013

Retrofits alone won’t get us to our energy efficiency goals

Governments in the USA, Canada, Australia and Europe have set aggressive energy goals to reduce consumption by 20-30 percent. Let’s do the math. According to the […]
January 5, 2013

Maintenance matters: The energy cost of HVAC air filters.

Every day your building loses energy efficiency, with occasional improvement as equipment is serviced. The “drift”, if left unchecked, could be as much as 30 percent […]
January 4, 2013

Future Building Management Systems (FBMS)

In a recent article entitled Future Building Management Systems author Jim Sinopoli PE described his vision for a building management system of the future. We think […]