Tag: smart buildings

The Most Important Functions of Facility Management

In any building, the foremost objective of facility management is to provide a conducive environment that enables building users to gain the maximum benefits from being in that space. Achieving this objective requires a skillful administration of certain functions to optimize the four major areas of facility management—people, place, process, and technology. Facility management that […]

Webinar Watch – Building Evolution: From Smart to Intelligent to IoT

Facility Management Advisor’s exclusive free webinar will center on how to adapt the latest technology, such as the Internet of Things (IoT), Machine Learning (ML), and Artificial Intelligence (AI), for today’s facilities. Thursday, April 28 Webinar | Building Evolution: From Smart to Intelligent to IoT Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET Sponsored by Turntide and Avetta […]

The Cybersecurity Threats Facing Smart Buildings

The threat of cybercrime impacts all businesses, no matter how big or small they are. The more advanced our operations become through modern software, the more open they are to outside attacks. But advancement is essential for progress, and even the buildings we do our work in are not as simple as they used to […]

The Importance of Achieving Optimal IEQ in Commercial Buildings with VRF Systems

The COVID-19 pandemic heightened awareness of how building systems operate and impact occupant wellness. The average person is reading articles, watching videos, engaging in social media exchanges, and asking pointed questions. They want to know what building owners and facility managers are doing to provide healthy spaces to live, learn, work, and visit. Smart buildings […]

How Automated Facilities Management Can Improve Your Profits

Today, facility managers face challenges that can jeopardize profits, including volatile utility and operating costs. With geopolitical uncertainty and unprecedented climate events resulting in energy supply vulnerability and soaring energy prices, companies have increased pressure to make their businesses more resilient. For example, during the Texas Freeze of 2021, electricity prices surged to $9,000 per […]