In North America, hot weather-related construction issues would most often occur in the summer but anywhere that high temps, low humidity, UV exposure, and even high winds occur can create problems with curing concrete.
Exterior envelopes are composed of many different systems all of which should be considered maintenance items, just like your roof system. But how do you prevent moisture intrusions in your walls? And how do you know when to spend money on a moisture investigation?
You no longer have to be tied to physical machines onsite to monitor equipment. Whether you’re responsible for managing thousands of properties (retail chains such as auto repair shops) or only a few (such as a small campus), smart building management with integrated Building Management Systems offers many benefits, including remote access.
Energy savings don’t just come from upgrades to lamps and fixtures anymore but can also be captured by implementing a lighting controls strategy. Lighting controls should be a part of your retrofit projects when possible because of the additional savings and benefits they provide.
The goal with data center automation is to allow data center operators to sleep at night. That’s the heart of it. The reality of managing complex, sensitive infrastructure in data centers is that things go wrong.
Hospitals demand high energy use from HVAC systems, operating rooms in particular. The ANSI/ASHRAE/ASHE codes that govern operating room design have strict requirements for temperature, humidity, ventilation air changes and pressurization that result in high energy use.
Insights | 3 Steps for a Successful Boiler Replacement ProjectCommercial and industrial boilers are not replaced often (once every 15-50 years, depending on the size of the boiler). Because most facility managers responsible for HVAC systems don’t tackle this project regularly, they usually engage third-party engineers to help facilitate the process. This happened for one […]