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Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

The hot season is upon us, and with temperatures rising, your HVAC system is going to be going into overdrive. A HVAC cooling unit works harder as outside temperatures climb because the air conditioning cycle needs outside temperatures to be lower than the heat being released from the unit. To understand, let’s look at how […]

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Efficiency, efficiency, efficiency—that’s the name of the game these days as far as building operation goes. With the advent of smart buildings, smart cities and net zero operation; everyone is scrambling to make sure that their business is wasting as few resources as possible. That’s a good thing! Every little bit counts when it comes […]

Sunday, April 22nd, 2018

There are many different certifications and standards, but one for Building Automation is very important: Tridium. Every day we hear all sorts of technical jargon when hiring contractors and companies to do work for us. It’s hard to pin down what, exactly, is the importance of all these standards and how they affect our own […]

Monday, March 19th, 2018

Spring may almost be upon us, but temperatures are still pretty chilly. While it’s tempting to save money on heating, it may not be the best place to try and cut back. Today we’ll be discussing how the temperature in your offices can affect your workers; and what you can do to make sure everyone […]

Sunday, February 11th, 2018

This winter season may have been a rude wake-up call for you when it came to your HVAC system. Sometimes your equipment can just break down due to age or neglect, and issues can become much more apparent when your system has had to deal with the cold. Deciding whether to repair or replace your […]

Saturday, January 13th, 2018

Any business owner worth their salt will take the start of the year as the chance to reevaluate goals and set new ones. It’s the chance for a fresh start everywhere, so let’s begin close to home – your workplace. Setting some solid, attainable New Year resolutions is the key to minimizing costs and maximizing […]

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

As we come to the end of 2017 you’re probably looking back on the year’s successes, challenges and new opportunities. If you haven’t gotten it yet, there’s one more opportunity waiting for you – Building Automation. It doesn’t sound like it, but getting Building Automation might just be the greatest gift you can give your […]

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

We’re coming up on the final stretch before winter really hits, and everyone is scrambling to keep their business running as comfortable as possible. Don’t sacrifice your workers’ comfort to save pennies before the cold hits – be ready so you can keep productivity high throughout the colder months. Here are some steps you can […]

Saturday, October 7th, 2017

Everyone likes to be a little scared sometimes, so in the spirit of Halloween we’re going to be talking about some really scary stuff, things that can have any business owner quaking in their boots. No, we won’t be telling you tales about creepy crawlies, mythical monstrosities or gibbering ghosts – today we’ll be talking […]

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Winter is almost here, and along with it come challenges that any business owner should take seriously. Today we’ll talk about a number of areas where you can save on costs just by being proactive and preparing for when the temperatures drop. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, heating counts for more than 30% […]

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