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Archive for May, 2014

How Do Security Integrators Protect Their Own Facilities?

Security_site_monitoringToday’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.

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Tags: Automation & Control Solutions, Security

Maximize the Value of Commissioning – Starting Early

Have you wondered why commissioning has become a standard best practice in both new construction and existing building construction projects? The answer can be most simply stated as VALUE. If you consider that Value = Benefits/Costs and the benefits of an effective commissioning typically far outweigh the costs of these services then it follows that there is tremendous VALUE realized through the commissioning process.

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Tags: Commissioning, Energy Services

Can Your Garage Be Classified As Critical Infrastructure?

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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 agency.

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Tags: Automation & Control Solutions, Building Intelligence

Leveraging the BIM Process to Optimize the Construction Process

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Has your company entered the world of Building Information Modeling (BIM)? What challenges are you facing? BIM has become common place in our projects today. It spans across the majority of markets, yet it does not always offer consistent results. What are the factors that impact its success?

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Tags: BIM & Construction Technology

Comprehensive Security Solutions from McKenney’s

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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.

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Tags: Automation & Control Solutions, Security