Living in total reliance on caregivers for even the most mundane and sometimes very personal tasks is a reality for many of the most severely wounded — whether it’s turning on the a/c, making dinner, or getting in and out of the bathtub. That’s a need that GSF aims to support via the R.I.S.E. program, which provides custom homes for veterans, complete with smart home technology that helps them lead normal, everyday lives despite their injuries.
I’ve been lucky in my life to have mostly been shielded from the evils of fraud, theft, and other criminal mishaps that happen daily. Until now. I learned, much to my dismay, that my wife’s social security number was stolen sometime last year, and, since then, our lives have been turned upside down.
With strategic partnership, Interface adds energy management to its managed security services
July 7, 2015
Interface Security Systems, a cloud-based managed security services company, announced that it has partnered with EnTouch Controls, a provider of energy management as a service (EMaaS), to offer energy management to its enterprise, restaurant, and retail customers.
Almost Half of Today’s Projects Involve Multiple Legacy Control Protocols That Don’t Interoperate
March 31, 2014
Echelon Corp. has released findings from an online survey that shed light on plans for building automation systems of the future. Survey results indicate that a majority of planners intend to integrate HVAC, lighting, and security systems onto a common platform.
Project Includes Extensive Integrated Controls Designed Specifically for the Facility
November 4, 2013
Schneider Electric has announced the successful completion of a new construction project with the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas. The project included the installation of entirely integrated control and security systems throughout the architecturally striking six-floor facility.
Commercial Offices Are Main Target, but Other Facilities Provide Better Return on Investment
June 10, 2013
Although commercial offices are typically targeted, airports and health care facilities stand to gain the most from adoption of building systems integration (BSI) — the centralized monitoring and control of primary building systems — according to Lux Research’s BSI Suitability Ranking.
In this issue, we take a comprehensive look at the future of social media, SEO, apps, and more and how they can affect your contracting business. We also look at new home automation and zoning products and trends that will benefit your customers in terms of comfort and convenience.
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