Keeping the Lights on During Power Outages

When the power goes out in large commercial buildings, multi-building corporate campuses, institutional facilities, convention centers and retail complexes, the first objective is always the safety of employees and guests

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Solving the Building Management and Factory Floor Automation Connectivity Challenge

With the goal of reaping the benefits of exponential gains in productivity at reduced operational costs, the revolutions in machine-to-machine intelligence, edge computing, the internet of things (IoT) and cloud

Building analytics software spells savings for property managers

Energy costs are usually some of the largest most variable costs in building management. Obviously, keeping those low while maintaining efficiency and comfort is a constant challenge. But implementing IIoT gateways and building analytics software solutions can make a tangible difference in your energy costs. Read this blog post to learn how.

How cloud-enabled submeters drive green initiatives

Having a solid understanding of an organization’s operations is essential for making impactful change. For example, you can’t figure out how to improve margins if you don’t know the cost of every material, part, and process that goes into making your product. You can’t improve the productivity of your employees if you don’t understand the processes and tasks that they spend their day working on. You can’t increase your energy efficiency and implement green initiatives if you don’t have an understanding of how much energy is used by the different devices utilized or operations performed within your organization.

Synapse Wireless’ SimplySNAP adds Cloud and BMS Connectivity with Sierra Monitor’s ProtoAir IIoT Gateway

Sierra Monitor and Synapse Wireless® have partnered to add a BMS to Synapse’s IoT Solution Suite. Synapse’s SimplySNAP, is a robust and reliable platform designed to enable a limitless number of IoT applications, including connected lighting IoT capabilities. Synapse’s intelligent lighting solution provides the infrastructure to control lights, save energy, and enable additional IoT applications for industrial settings.

Three steps for embracing HVACaaS

HVAC as a Service is a win-win for both the customer and the manufacturer. So once you’ve decided to embrace it, how do you implement it. It can seem daunting to make fundamental changes to the way you do business. But, as we outline in this blog post, it does not have to be a painful change.

The economics behind HVAC as a Service

Selling HVAC as a service makes good business sense for the future and for the now. By selling maintenance and management to your customer, you provide better customer service. It also allows you to truly see how your customers use your products, which can enable you to provide guidance to them on how to use them more efficiently. This also gives you a log of information that you can use when making the next version of that device.

The most important consideration when choosing a cloud gateway

You’ve decided that you need to be able to access and track your equipment from anywhere, not just when you’re physically in the building and you know you need a cloud gateway. Like any software or hardware, a lot of factors go into choosing a cloud gateway. Read this blog post to learn about the biggest consideration that goes into that choice.

The next frontier for device and BMS data

Building equipment managers used to do just that, manage the equipment in a building. And while their title is still the same, what they do is so much more, as devices are smarter and more connected. The cloud and BMS systems have given them the ability to manage multiple devices in multiple buildings remotely. So what’s the next innovation? Check out this blog post to learn about the next transformation.

How OEMs can better protect their equipment from cyberattack

Cloud based connectivity opens up a world of possibilities, but this new world has a number of risks. There are smart things that OEMs can do in many areas of their business to protect themselves and their customers from potential cyber attacks. Check out this blog post to ensure that you are being proactive in addressing cyber threats.