Simplifying building operations is becoming more critical today than ever before. As the number of equipment and systems that teams have to manage continue to grow, budgets and allocated staff remain flat (or even reduced). Teams cannot continue to grow at this rate of change.
At the Better Buildings Summit in Washington, DC this week, change makers and innovators in sustainability and energy conservation gathered to share their groundbreaking projects, best practices, and goals for creating a better world for future generations.
Joining in at the Realcomm webinar last week, audience members were able to draw on the expertise of a panel of experts, including…
Lab spaces on university campuses are essential to students’ education and college experience, but consume a huge amount of energy, resulting in high costs and negative impacts on the environment. Universities across the country have come up with some creative and effective lab energy initiatives, but there is still a long way to go before our lab spaces considered sustainable. Continue Reading…
Facility and Energy Managers today have a lot to keep up with. Expectations and best practices are changing across the board due to the now widespread use of analytics to optimize operations. Now, to get the job done right, there are new standards to be upheld and a new required skill set.
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Reactive and proactive maintenance isn’t black and white, but falls on a wide spectrum. Many facilities teams don’t fall at either extreme – they’re somewhere in the middle, and struggling to get closer to the proactive side. Reaching a state of preventative maintenance is difficult, but attainable through analytics that keep your team ahead of the curve. Facility teams are extremely busy, and automating part of their jobs helps free up time that is better used for implementing energy initiatives, solving problems, and ultimately making the switch from reactive to proactive.