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Greta Thunberg has everyone talking about climate change, but this conversation started long before she was born. Architecture 2030, a non-profit organization established in 2002 to respond to this crisis, led the charge. Their goal is to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions...

The sun pours energy down on us day in and day out. It’s just there for the taking. It is exciting to imagine how we can grab solar and power our increasingly plugged in world. Renewable, unlimited, free. Until it is dark. In residential buildings, peak...

We have all become accustomed to the idea of a “smart” building. We understand that the vital building systems, such as lighting and HVAC, can be automated and monitored remotely. It makes sense that equipment contains sensors and they are feeding data back to a...

Cybersecurity is the technology and practices that are designed to protect building data and equipment from attack, damage or unauthorized access. It is dangerous to make the assumption that smart technology and building automation automatically include security elements. Building Automation and Cybersecurity On new construction projects, incorporating...

The pace at which technology and innovation have impacted commercial facilities over the past several years is unprecedented. As building technology has advanced and expectations about building function and performance have changed, our conversations around buildings have also evolved. These conversations now include creating engaging...

Transaction Strengthens Albireo’s Southeast Presence Edison, New Jersey – December 10, 2019 – Building automation and energy services provider Albireo Energy, LLC (“Albireo Energy”) announced the addition of Quality Building Controls, Inc. (“QBC”) to its expanding national reach. This partnership enhances Albireo Energy’s Southeast presence while...

Industrial Energy Management should be a top priority for facility managers but building an Energy Management Program for your facility is a challenge. The EPA recognizes the impact energy savings in the industrial sector can have and so created the internationally recognized ENERGY STAR. ENERGY...

It is easier to save energy than it is to produce it. Building automation has become essential in the battle to make buildings more energy efficient. It is easier to save energy than it is to produce it. Systems such as HVAC, lighting and security are...

Cyber activity is evolving at an incredible pace. In today’s world, no organization is safe from being the target of a cyber incident or a vulnerability. Cyberattacks are increasingly sophisticated, driving an ongoing need for more tools and services. This growing threat cannot be ignored. In...