Tag Archives: Building Performance

Building Management System Giving you Grief Unlock Your Building from “BMS Single Vendor Captivity”. Building Management Systems (BMS) were designed as a labor and energy saving system. They can be an absolute delight to work with, delivering information accurately, switching plant equipment, lighting, and monitoring other building services. Recording and trend logging the results the […]

How Can we Improve Automated Sustainability with Building Management¬† Systems (BMS) To develop and expand your BMS for greater automated sustainability should be financially viable.¬† As you might imagine, developing and expanding you building management system to improve control of energy consuming resources, within your facility, such as the mechanical services HVAC plant and lighting […]

Asset Register importance! Backstory We found ourselves in an a situation, which I thought, had an unfortunate outcome for an employee of one of our competitors. I’m sure you’ve heard the expression “thrown under the bus”, this person was thrown under the entire bus depot. Regardless of the parameters, which are too lengthy to revise […]

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” Why should a Landlord Upgrade building management system technology in their commercial Building? Installed in the Commercial building you, as the facility manager, are there to look after, is a perfectly good Building Management System. The Property Manager or Landlord talks to you about getting prices to upgrade […]

Which Maintenance means What Action: A definition of Maintenance We’re writing about this because it comes up in conversation with clients and vendors a like; for example, a vendor whom provides mechanical services was asked to provide our client with a preventative maintenance agreement for “X” services in “Y” building. Logical enough, we thought, but […]

Building Technology Sustainability Building Technology Sustainability: The opportunities to implement Technology in Facilities can often be discovered and improved at low cost and achieve sustainable outcomes for energy conservation which benefit the building’s performance in both financial terms, esthetics and indoor environmental conditions. In real terms, in our physical daily work in commercial buildings, what […]

What is the Real Cost of “putting off” Corrective Maintenance Corrective Maintenance false economies are found everywhere in building maintenance and compliance, which is why outsourcing the facility management pays dividends in the long term. Building systems knowledge, building services knowledge, and understanding the limitation of suppliers secures market value in corrective maintenance repairs and […]

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