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Archive for the ‘Tips & Tricks’ Category

Focusing on Goals to Remain Resilient

Are you feeling worn out from being on constant alert? Read on for ways to cope with fatigue and discover how to remain resilient in the workplace. 

 

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Tags: Tips & Tricks

Do I really need building analytics software?

Every trade show that I have attended as of late is loaded with many flavors of software and cloud solutions that are really enticing. Many of you have had the same experience: energy management tools, building performance, customer comfort scores, predictive analytics, are just a few of the buzz words.

 

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Tags: Automation & Control Solutions, Tips & Tricks

Tracking Near Misses to Move Safety Forward

We all know the feeling. You’re completing a task either at work or at home and something dangerous and unexpected happens. You’re able to react and stop in time, but you’re left with a feeling in the pit of your stomach—worry that it was such a close call and relief that it wasn’t worse. This guy reaction is a classic symptom of a near miss.

 

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Tags: Safety, Tips & Tricks

The Core of Building Security

Video surveillance has always been a core part of building security. Traditional security cameras have been transformed into an IP tool for better insight into security, safety, and human behavior. It’s ability to deter and monitor crime makes it the perfect piece for any smart building puzzle.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Security, Tips & Tricks

Preventing Heat Stress Illness

Welcome to Summer 2018!  It’s already been cooking up in temperatures around the Southeast and it’s important to plan for, and protect against, the threat of heat stress related illness in the construction industry.  Keep in mind that exposure to heat during work activities can lead to illness and death.  Symptoms of heat stress illness range from heat rash to cramps to exhaustion and stroke.  The are daily precautions that you and your teams can take when temperatures are high, and your daily activities involve physical work. 

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Tags: Safety, Tips & Tricks