It has been a little over one month since I returned from the Realcomm Las Vegas 2014 conference with some assumptions confirmed. I was thoroughly impressed with the event schedule, session presenters and participants. From my perspective, the event generated a tremendous amount of valuable information for its stakeholder community. I even had the honor of meeting AJ Jolivette, CTO … Read More
Choosing an Access Control System for Your Facility
Security for employees and organizational assets is a major concern when today’s business leaders are considering locations for their companies. Access control, or the means by which people are granted or denied access to various areas inside a facility, is one of the vital components of an effective security program and comes in many different types and levels of complexity.
Providing Energy Management Expertise
Check out one of the latest projects by our Automation & Control Solutions team — a pilot project to upgrade an energy monitoring system at Macy’s stores nationwide.
“Mom & Dad… I want to be a hacker when I grow up!”
What if your child said he or she wanted to be a hacker when they grow up? What would you do? I would ask them which kind. Yes, you read that correctly: which kind. If they said a white hat hacker, I would not only say “yes,” but I would also try and help them. If you don’t know what … Read More
How Do Security Integrators Protect Their Own Facilities?
Today’s technology allows security systems to not only fulfill their primary purpose of physical asset protection but also dynamically interact with an organization’s day-to-day operational needs and provide useful business and building intelligence data. As a security integrator ourselves, we know that keeping our own security systems updated is key to the operation of our large corporate campus.
Can Your Garage Be Classified As Critical Infrastructure?
Did you know that, if you are working with the GSA in the not too distant future, the authentication of the software/hardware you use has to be FIPS 140-2 compliant? If you or someone on your team is not familiar with this and other standards, it could impact your work—even if you are not doing anything directly for a government … Read More
Comprehensive Security Solutions from McKenney’s
Choose McKenney’s and protect critical assets from the parking lot to the boardroom with the industry’s most comprehensive security solutions. Whether it’s access control, video surveillance or intrusion detection and monitoring, we tailor security solutions to work seamlessly with other key building systems and install them to fit your specific needs.
The Emergence of Smarter Buildings
Much of the equipment provided in today’s modern buildings include built-in intelligent controls. This growth of “smarter things” has naturally led to the thoughts of “smarter buildings,” but is it really as simple as that? What are the keys to truly smarter buildings?
InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance Launches Cybersecurity Committee
In an increasingly connected world, it’s essential to stay ahead of the curve, especially when it comes to cybersecurity and protecting customers’ critical assets. InsideIQ™ Building Automation Alliance, an international alliance of independent building automation contractors, recently formed a Cybersecurity Committee to provide education and support to help member firms, including McKenney’s, better protect themselves and their customers from cyber … Read More
bdoc Validate: Energy Reporting Made Easy!
Energy management can be complex, especially when managing energy cost, consumption and carbon footprint across property portfolios. McKenney’s bdoc® Validate™ makes it simple by turning countless numbers into true building intelligence.