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Archive for the ‘Automation & Control Solutions’ Category

Providing Energy Management Expertise

Syst_Int_Controls-3Check 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.

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Tags: Automation & Control Solutions, Systems Integration & Controls

“Mom & Dad… I want to be a hacker when I grow up!”

buildingintelligence2_smallerWhat 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 a white hat hacker is, they are the good guys. In today’s society, at least to me, white hat hackers are equivalent of the fireman, solider, policeman that we wanted to grow up to be.

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Tags: Automation & Control Solutions, Building Intelligence

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

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

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