How Hot Do You Feel?

Feb 26, 2016

How hot are you? How hot you feel at 80° F under the shade in an Arizona desert with nearly 0% relative humidity is quite different from 80° F experienced on a Florida coast with over 90% humidity.

Smart and Green Buildings: They Bring Out the Best in Each other

Sep 22, 2015

Green buildings? Sustainable buildings? Smart buildings? Intelligent buildings? Are these terms all talking about the same thing?

What are Benefits of a BAS?

Sep 17, 2015

A Building Automation System (BAS) can provide many benefits for you, such as higher energy efficiency, lower operating and maintenance costs, better indoor air quality, as well as greater occupant comfort and productivity. Here are some examples of how that can work.

What's Your IQ on IAQ & IEQ

Sep 24, 2015

Articles about intelligent, smart, or green buildings often mention obscure and sometimes confusing acronyms, such as IAQ (indoor air quality), and IEQ (indoor environmental quality). Are IAQ and IEQ the same thing? Many people confuse the two, but they are different, though overlapping, concepts.

When Failure is Not an Option: The Evolution of Fail-Safe Actuators

Oct 29, 2015

Did you know that your commercial building is full of actuators? Actuators are used by a Building Automation System to control the temperature and ventilation in a building.