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COVID-19 has been an unmitigated challenge for building Energy Managers worldwide because buildings were instantly empty due to work from home mandates. Faced with broader responsibilities, Energy Managers also find themselves the focus of the building occupant’s increased attention around health and safety. When occupants...

Heating and cooling represent around 65% of a building’s energy consumption. Strategies around heating and cooling play a major role in a building’s energy efficiency plan. Innovations in HVAC technology are providing solutions that can reduce energy consumption significantly and some equipment can also reduce...

Edison, New Jersey – August 18, 2020 – Building automation and energy services provider Albireo Energy, LLC (“Albireo Energy”) announced the addition of Automated Building Controls Specialist, LLC (“Automated Controls”) to its continually expanding national platform. This partnership expands Albireo Energy’s national presence while adding...

As the newest member of the C-suite, the Chief Information Officer (CIO) is being tasked with finding solutions for legacy systems as well as discovering innovative solutions for new systems. With the advances in smart technology, the CIO is inundated with flashy, slick products that...

In a previous post, we focused on how the pandemic was increasing the general public’s awareness of Indoor Air Quality, and how building designers will begin to incorporate other healthy building practices more and more in their designs. Former strategies for maximizing density to squeeze...

In the fall of 2019, the Washington, DC Department of Energy & Environment (DOEE) sent out its first Energy Benchmarking DC Scorecard. The Scorecard is a customized ranking of a building’s energy performance in comparison to similar buildings in the District. These scores are the...

Climate change and diminishing fossil fuel supplies are fostering an overall trend toward green products and services. The efforts around sustainability and energy efficiency are naturally incorporating smart products into solutions to achieve better results. Internet connectivity and intelligent sensing products are allowing better optimization...

Green building practices include more than just energy efficiency and eco-friendly materials. Requirements around indoor air quality and occupant health are part of many green certifications. In an article from May of 2019 in Connected Real Estate Magazine, the author mentions that “improving occupant health...

Air purification has always been a major consideration for those who design, operate, and maintain HVAC systems. The pandemic has brought these considerations to the forefront of the public eye and HVAC management must rise to the occasion with more effective and even better solutions....

Remember when we used to think if a space wasn’t completely dark, it was fine? Now, this expectation is considered archaic. Incredible developments and creativity around interior lighting have occurred so that satisfaction from any old light won’t do. Now our indoor experience is defined...