How Should You Implement Analytics in Your Building Portfolio?

WEEKLY TIPS FROM INDUSTRY EXPERTS

Featured this week: Andrew Marsh, BAS Expert 

 

Data analytics complement and augment your building management system (BMS), they don’t replace it and never will. They are designed to collect, normalize, contextualize and interpret the data collected and set your team up such that you have the actionable information to make real changes impacting people (comfort), profit (increased staff efficiency) and planet (reduced carbon emissions).

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How to Avoid Performance Issues in your Air-Handling Units

WEEKLY TIPS FROM INDUSTRY EXPERTS

Featured this week: Andrew Marsh, BAS Expert 

We’re getting to the time of year when free cooling is available, enabling you to cut back on your use of mechanical cooling; unfortunately estimates indicate that only 1 in 4 air side economizers function as designed. The collection of dampers, linkages, actuators, sensors and wiring seem complicated and yet can be simple to check and reset back to design.

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Is it possible for lab spaces to be high performing & energy efficient?

Weekly Tips from Industry Experts, featuring BAS Expert & BuildPulse CEO, Brice Kosnik

Lab spaces in K-12 schools and especially on university campuses are notorious for consuming a large proportion of the overall energy expenditure in their building portfolios. This is largely because of the necessary safety measures that are taken to maintain a high indoor air quality, combatting hazardous fumes and chemicals. Because of the potential health risks involved, there is a limit to the level of energy efficiency that a lab space can attain. There are a few simple measures, however, that Facility Managers and Commissioning Agents can take to limit their consumption while maintaining comfort and safety standards for their occupants.

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