“High-performance buildings” is kind of a buzzword in the HVAC industry nowadays. Technological advancements in both BMS software and HVACR equipment allow building owners and facility managers to moderate energy usage like never before.
The new MHP Medical Center – opened in January 2017 – replaces the 59-year-old Major Hospital in Shelbyville, Indiana. The full-service, replacement hospital occupies 305,000 square feet and houses 55 inpatient beds and 38 outpatient rooms, along with operating rooms and medical office suites. The hospital outside Indianapolis serves patients from throughout southeast Indiana, and beyond.
MHP’s design objectives for the new medical center included using conventional heating and cooling systems in unconventional ways, for significant energy-efficiency gains.
Combining advanced automation and data analytics, Outcome Based Service enables Honeywell service engineers to assess and scrutinize building assets around the clock, promoting the identification of anomalies and misconfigurations.
The eBox 2.0 is a seamless BACnet integration gateway for lighting, HVAC, plug loads, and metering. The gateway is designed to proficiently discover, display, and control device points to support a single uniform building system. The eBox 2.0 is simple to use as it requires no programming or scripting.
Will provide small to medium commercial and industrial customers with distributed energy resource capabilities
August 2, 2016
Enbala Power Networks and NorthWrite Inc. have announced a new partnership through which the Symphony by Enbala distributed energy resource (DER) management platform will integrate with NorthWrite’s Agile Volt building management system.
Building management system security is an important issue
May 23, 2016
The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) Building Performance Conference and Exhibition was dominated by talks on building management system (BMS) security and the influence of occupant behavior on building performance.
BMS, electrical distribution, and field devices ensure energy and operational efficiency
March 21, 2016
Located in Zuidas, Europe’s fastest growing business and knowledge district, The Edge in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, is heralded as the world’s most sustainable office building. Officially opened in May 2015, this 40,000-square-meter, multi-tenant, Class A office building was conceived by OVG Real Estate.