Category: Building Controls

Most People Remain Concerned About Air Quality Amid COVID, Want Data

People would feel safer with more data on indoor air quality (IAQ) during these trying times, according to a new survey ordered by measurement tech company Vaisala. The survey, which included over 4,000 respondents in the United States, France, Germany, and Finland, was conducted in summer 2021 and studied people’s concerns regarding indoor air during […]

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Report Examines the Global Growth of Intelligent Buildings

The global market for commercial intelligent building (IB) solutions has experienced double-digit growth in the past decade and is slated to keep growing through 2030, according to a new report from Guidehouse Insights. IB solutions assist in remotely managing and controlling multiple building automation systems (BASs), such as HVAC controls, lighting controls, fire and life […]

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Five Post-COVID Themes Among U.S. Facility Managers

Seventy-five percent of U.S. facility managers say COVID-19 has caused them to permanently rethink how their facility operates, according to survey findings released by Honeywell. The report also says nearly 6 in 10 respondents are more likely to invest in indoor air quality optimization and other healthy building solutions, while 7 in 10 are now […]

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Why Smarter Workplaces Will Help Us Recover Faster

With an estimated 2.7 billion people (or 80% of the global workforce) having been affected by COVID-19-related lockdowns, returning to work isn’t an event; it’s a process of recovery, efficiency and resilience. For businesses to survive the present and thrive into the future, they will need to adopt technological advances that will help them work […]

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Do You Need a Mobile Facility Management Solution?

An emergency at your facility can happen at any time. Depending on the circumstances, you may only have moments to act to prevent a minor problem from escalating to severe damage, or worse, a catastrophic loss. One solution could rest in the palm of your hands: a mobile facilities dashboard. These programs allow you to […]

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Graphic Products Guide Streamlines Control Panel Labeling

Learn how to minimize facility downtime and maximize panel safety, maintenance BEAVERTON, OREGON – Without proper planning, industrial control panel labeling for a new facility or one that is updating and upgrading can be a daunting task. To help facility managers maximize productivity and boost communication and hazard prevention, Graphic Products, a global leader in […]

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Report Shows that Smart Buildings are About to Get Smarter

In the past, tracking assets across one or more facilities was a time-consuming process. That’s changed a bit over the last couple of decades as developers created software solutions, mobile devices, and other smart technologies to help facility managers get the job done more efficiently. Now, a report is highlighting the role of artificial intelligence […]

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Infographic: IoT is Driving Analytics Growth Among Facility Managers

The internet of things (IoT) is tough to avoid, especially now that its web is expanding into our work lives. This expansion is generating a ton of useful data that adept facility managers can harness to better track everything from expenses to maintenance. This infographic from Schneider Electric provides some insights into how facility managers […]

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Infographic: Improving User Adoption of Facility Management Software

The world continues to move steadily toward greater mobility, and this holds just as true for facility management as it does for any other business. So, with customers/clients/tenants pushing for mobile solutions for other aspects of their lives, why are some so reluctant to adopt mobile solutions for their facility management needs? Software company AwareManager […]