Data analysis will alert building operators when there is a problem, suggest options for fixing it
October 5, 2015
Operating a building requires striking the perfect balance between heating, cooling and ventilation. As part of a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), researchers from Drexel University are working on a cloud-based data analysis tool that could help consolidate these labors while also spotting undetected problems.
Provides Cost Effective Migration Plan to Access New Technologies
October 27, 2014
Trane, a brand of Ingersoll Rand, has introduced its BAS R’newal™ building controls upgrade program, which helps update existing control systems and gain access to new technologies to improve overall building performance and operating efficiency.
Facility Upgrades Include HVAC, Lighting, and Building Controls
September 22, 2014
ABM , a leading provider of facility solutions, announced its ABM Building Services business has been selected by the city of Harrisonburg, Virginia, to implement a second phase of energy efficiency and facility improvements through ABM’s Bundled Energy Solutions program.
More Than 400 Companies Are Now Active in the Sector
August 27, 2014
The surge in demand for energy management technology has expanded, and heated up, the competitive landscape for building energy management systems (BEMS), states Navigant Research. According to a new report from the firm, Schneider Electric and Siemens now lead the BEMS market in terms of strategy and execution.
Upgrades Include Replacing HVAC Equipment and Installing Centralized Building Controls with Remote Capabilities
August 13, 2014
ABM, a leading provider of facility solutions, announced its ABM Building Solutions business has been selected by Colquitt County Schools, Moultrie, Georgia, to provide energy efficiency upgrades and facility enhancements to all 14 schools in the county through ABM’s Bundled Energy Solutions program.
Market Growth Will Be Limited by Global Economic Recovery
May 26, 2014
The consumption of energy for HVAC in commercial buildings is a key contributor to total global energy use, notes Navigant Research. According to a new report from the research firm, shipments of advanced controls devices for HVAC in commercial buildings will grow from 33.8 million units in 2014 to 70.4 million in 2023.
Web-Based Dashboards and IP-Enabled Devices Are Key Market Enablers, Report Finds
May 5, 2014
Offering automated, real-time control of every major system in commercial buildings, networked building controls can provide building owners and operators with significant cost savings through more efficient use of energy, notes Navigant Research.
The automation of various building systems — including HVAC — promises to improve energy efficiency, as well as enhance the comfort and health of occupants. Building automation systems have reached a tipping point, says Navigant Research, where embedded computing and digital communications are driving accelerating adoption.
Building Owners and Operators Are Realizing the Cost Savings Offered by Automated, Real-Time Control
March 4, 2014
Building automation systems rely on networks of sensors, switches, and other devices, along with software tools, to provide a real-time view of the current state of a building. The market for networked building controls is expanding as building owners and operators realize the cost savings offered by automated, real-time control.
Energy Efficiency Drives Demand for Building Automation Market
August 12, 2013
Building Services Research and Information Association (BSRIA) Proplan has been doing market studies in the building controls segment since the 1980s, and one of the main issues we come across often is the confusing terminology the industry is using when referring to building controls and energy management software.