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Buildings aren’t just brick and mortar anymore; some can be as technologically complex as computers, due to building automation, interoperability, wifi, HVAC, and other high tech components.

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Nanoscale Silver – No Silver Lining?

Widespread use of nanoscale silver will challenge regulatory agencies to balance important potential benefits against the possibility of significant environmental...Read More...

Data made available through a digital automation system may be used for both informational purposes (such as to facility guests) or as actionable data for the facility management staff. (Photo: KMC Controls.)

HVAC Trends: Controls Conversion

For HVAC systems, moving from pneumatic to digital streamlines operations and...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Help Desk Help

Where can facility managers get recommendations on help desk software...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: What Time Is It?

For facility managers, daylight saving time can mean re-synchronizing numerous clocks (unless your facility has invested in atomic clocks throughout), confirming that automated systems have adjusted their programming, and making sure any other time based tasks start and stop according to their schedules....Read More...

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Emergency Generator Tips For Business Protection From Power Outages

Diesel Technology Forum promotes emergency power awareness in conjunction with National Severe Weather Preparedness Week (March 2-8,...Read More...

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High Tech Case Study: Fitting In

Bringing a new data center online in less than three months called for a coordinated, creative...Read More...

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WHITE PAPER: Need To Locate People And Objects In Buildings Spurs Innovations In Indoor GPS Technology

This Frost & Sullivan report explains how industry focus is on developing a unified technology to provide seamless positioning both indoors and...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: DIY Store Technical Due Diligence

Is there any such thing as a technical due diligence report for DIY stores?...Read More...

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The HVAC Factor: Standard Maintenance

The recently updated ACR standard from NADCA advises facility managers, and their contractors, on best...Read More...

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Terra 53 DC Fast Charger from ABB

Featuring SAE combo functionality, this addition to the company's DC fast charging family of products speeds up the process for electric vehicle...Read More...