The Internet of Things and the Workplace

Andrea LaMontAutomation & Control Solutions, EIGLeave a Comment

 In offices across the US, the Internet of Things (IoT) is helping save money with environmental controls by not lighting or climate-controlling unused spaces. The IoT is changing how activity can be monitored across the office and is being used to make more educated decisions about space efficiency. Companies are able to see occupancy data of every square foot of … Read More

Tips to Ensure Security for Small and Medium Buildings

Andrea LaMontAutomation & Control Solutions, SecurityLeave a Comment

Small to medium-sized building owners have a lot on their plate with responsibilities, sometimes with a small staff to divide tasks among as well as concerns regarding security. One of the best places to start when evaluating security needs is to take a look at the company’s culture. Risk = Probability x Consequences. Building security should be a reflection of the culture the … Read More

The Connection between the Internet of Things and the Commercial HVAC Market

Andrea LaMontAutomation & Control Solutions, EIGLeave a Comment

The Internet of Things (IoT) is quickly becoming a reliable option in the residential HVAC market. Studies show that in 2015 approximately 13% of consumers will have an IoT service device in their homes. With the residential market adopting the IoT, the commercial market is also beginning to incorporate IoT, specifically in smart building technology. Check out this article to learn more … Read More

Delivering for Long-Time Customer

Fred GordyAutomation & Control Solutions, Building Intelligence, Project HighlightsLeave a Comment

McKenney’s is demonstrating the power of bdoc® Business Intelligence (BI) for BuildingsTM for new electrical and supporting HVAC systems at a Georgia broadcasting company’s central plant.   The Challenge The McKenney’s Automation & Control Solutions (ACS) team had previously developed the broadcaster’s bdoc monitoring system for both HVAC and power equipment. As new equipment came online, the ACS team had … Read More