Tag Archives: energy management

Essential Services Essential Services Generator Test Regular generator testing is a critical part of any essential services management. Typically the Generator test is completed every month for running, and a load test is carried out about once every three months. Within the load test in the test of the “auto transfer switch” to ensure this […]

Typical Water pumps which serve our buildings It is surprising exactly how many water pumps there in a building, often with separate plumbing circuits and often more than one pump serving the same task. A major source of energy consumption there are often opportunities to install variable speed drives to soften the start up of […]

“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 […]

Switchboard Refurbishments Upgrade Mechanical Services Switchboard | Your Existing Switchboard can be saved………well maybe. Why Refurbish your Switchboard? The switchboard might simply be at the “End of Life” and needs to be upgraded. A few points to consider: The Carcass of the switchboard might be reusable. the Back board, if it contains asbestos, don’t risk […]

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 […]

Small Project Management Why install a variable speed drive? “Several contractors have suggested we install a VSD in our pump and fan motors, Why”. What is a VSD or VFD?, The acronym, VSD, is for Variable Speed Drive, and the acronym VFD stands for Variable Frequency Drive; for our purposes, in building management, they are […]

HVAC Mechanical Services Audit Any audit is about saving money or understanding where money is being spent to reduce further loss; the HVAC mechanical services audit is essentially designed to serve this purpose, so, do you need an audit? and how much is it going cost? Discover Energy Conservation opportunities and know the estimated cost […]

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