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The Future of Offices

The role of the office is changing. Over recent times, we’ve seen a rapid shift in how businesses across all sectors operate. Due to Covid-19, more people than ever are…

The Tension between Indoor Air Quality and Energy Management

The Predicament It is perhaps more than slightly repetitive to say that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a level of disruption to lives and business across the globe that hasn’t…

Controlling Building Energy Costs in Properties with Variable Occupancy

As the NFL’s Michael Lombardi often says: “Before you tell me what you think….. tell me what you know, and tell me what you don’t know!” – although…

Reactivating Buildings: COVID-19 Implications for Building Services Equipment

As we navigate these highly challenging times for all sectors of the economy, businesses are looking to the prospect of staff returning to the office environment, and how the risks…

Improving Energy Performance in the Retail Sector

John Kane is the Business Unit Director at Energy & Technical Services Ireland. Since becoming actively involved in the energy management sector over 15 years ago, I have witnessed firsthand…

The Future of Energy Data and Analytics

There is perhaps no single aspect of energy management more important than energy data and analytics. In many ways, the energy performance of your buildings is directly tied to how…

Measuring Energy Consumption

For many people, the beginning is the time of year for resolutions and target-setting. So what better time to consider how we measure how well we are doing? As energy…

Dilemmas of a Building Energy Manager

The Challenges of a Building Energy Manager The obstacles faced by building energy managers are constantly evolving. This is primarily because energy management challenges are always changing, meaning that managers…

The Link Between Energy Efficiency and the Well Agenda

Historically the energy management agenda has largely used the idea of financial cost saving as the principal driver in promoting buy-in and the uptake of efficiency projects, across all sectors.

Blockchain and the Built Environment

Introduction to Blockchain Blockchain is an extremely complex and in-depth topic that could cover numerous elements and be discussed at great length for various industries. We are already seeing Blockchain…

BeMS – One size doesn’t fit all!

This Webinar will focus on BeMS in the Built Environment, highlighting common problems such as legacy equipment, redundancy, OEMs, suppliers, closed protocol systems and the like. We will then discuss…

Converting Energy Data into Savings Opportunities

There are proven business benefits to appropriate metering and subsequent energy monitoring. According to the Carbon Trust, 20% of a business’ annual energy costs are wasted through inefficient equipment. A…

The Power of Smart Building Technology

What is Smart Building Technology? The terms ‘Smart Building’, ‘Intelligent Building’, and ‘Building Automation’ are often used interchangeably, and the variation in the definition of these terms and their interpretation…

Introducing Smart Building Technology into an Existing Building

When it comes to creating a Smart Building, it all boils down to what your goals are and what the desired end-state is. Smart buildings have the potential to completely…

Smart Building Technology – How to get started

Introduction According Energy Manager Today (2018), the global smart building market is predicted to reach $61.9 million by 2024. One of the major drivers for growth in this sector is…

The Need for BMS Optimisation in New Builds

So, your new building is finished, fully commissioned, and handed over. It is now ready for occupation and to be fully equipped with all the state-of-the-art modern features. However, do…

Internet of Things – Are you using it to the full?

A few decades ago we never thought it would be possible to automatically control the conditions in an entire building. However, the latest technological developments and the IoT have evolved…

An Introduction to Indoor Air Quality

An office or work place should be free of airborne pollutants and pathogens that could affect or cause health issues to occupants or give rise to discomfort. According to Public…

PropTech – The Growing Trend in the Real Estate Industry

The concept of ‘PropTech’ has been gaining increasing exposure in property and real estate circles for a number of years, with more and more software and service companies entering the…

BMS vs BEMS

The Internet of Things (IoT) has transformed the energy industry. Insight derived from data collected from devices linked to the internet provide opportunities to improve energy efficiency, solve critical problems…

Energy Management Software: Benefits and Limitations

Introduction Energy Management Expert Phil Warren As energy costs continue to rise and the levels of statutory obligations related to emissions and climate change increase, effective energy management…

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