Tag Archives: Building Automation Systems

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The Non-Energy Benefits of Smart Buildings

The Non-Energy Benefits of Smart Buildings

Smart buildings monitor energy efficiency, but what are they really tracking? The Guardian, June 13, 2016 Most commercial buildings in Australia already have building management systems in place to monitor and adjust energy and water usage for maximum efficiency. Take the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute, for example. The Adelaide research building uses

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Leveraging BAS Solutions to Drive Business and Improved Service

Simplified BAS Solutions are Feasible and Cost-Effective for Smaller Commercial Buildings Contracting Business, May 24, 2016. Image credit: According to the Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS), only about 10 percent of buildings in the United States use a BAS or central controls to manage building systems. Buildings that do use a BAS are typically

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The State of Technology: Building Automation Systems

Frank Arena, ERS, for Zondits. April 20, 2016. Image credit: RichardLey Building automation technology has come a long way over the years, thanks to advances in communication, which have helped to drive the development of electronic control technologies. These advances have made what was once a sketchy and maintenance-heavy control scheme into one that is powerful

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Lighting & HVAC Efficiency Improved by Integrating Controls

Facility directors looking for ways to improve building performance, reduce energy consumption, and shrink their structure’s environmental footprint would do well to focus first on their lighting, cooling, space heating, and ventilation systems.

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