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Archive for September, 2014

ASIS International Annual Seminar and Exhibits Event – Why You Should Pay Attention

Security_site_monitoringThe ASIS International 60th Annual Seminar and Exhibits 2014 event is again coming to Atlanta from September 29 – October 2 at the Georgia World Congress Center and will feature education sessions, networking and talks from major keynote speakers, including former United States Secretary of State General Colin Powell.

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Tags: Automation & Control Solutions, Events, Security

The Value of Commissioning During the Construction Phase

With almost any project, a good deal of preparation and planning has gone into getting to this stage – the actual construction phase of the project. This is also the phase where the potential for future and sometimes permanent issues will arise. Communication is the key to success in most every phase of a project, but it is often critical in this phase.

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Tags: Commissioning, Energy Services

Retrocommissioning Services for Healthcare Facilities

RCxforHCRHealthcare facilities depend on complex, interconnected systems that must operate with precision and reliability. To identify and eliminate compromised performance and efficiency, we offer a comprehensive, systematic retrocommissioning (RCx) process to identify and implement cost-efficient operational and maintenance (O&M) improvements.

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Tags: Commissioning, Energy Services

Energy Savings Strategies for Your Data Center – Part 1: Building a Winning Team through Good Coaching

datacenters4If you are like me, you’ve been counting down the days until football season kicks off. Right now, the optimism for the season’s success is at an all-time high. As the season continues, you will begin to gather information on the coaches, free agents and draft picks. This information will enable you to evaluate the probability of a successful season. When it comes to developing energy savings strategies in your data center, the recipe for success is very similar to your favorite football team.

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Tags: Data Centers

The Safety of Building Information Modeling

BIM&ConstructionTechnologySafety is a priority for many in the construction industry because it is widely recognized that our people are the most valuable asset in our organizations. At the end of each day, we want to send each and every one of them home to their families without injury or harm. We provide PPE and safety training, lead teams in “flex-n-stretch,” conduct daily pre-task planning and engage in weekly tool box talks. It begs the question, “Can we leverage Building Information Modeling (BIM) to promote safety awareness?”

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Tags: BIM & Construction Technology