Facility managers are increasingly adapting their building maintenance strategies and maintenance policies within the next year, according to a new study commissioned by Schneider Electric. Sixty-five percent of respondents are also planning to increase investment in building capital expenses, including advanced building technologies that manage and glean insights from new data sets. Learn more about how IoT is prompting facility professionals to invest in analytics.
Are you looking to expand your knowledge and/or sharpen your skills in a particular area of HVACR? Do you have certification requirements you need to meet? Here is a list of upcoming industry education and training events....More
Informa Exhibitions U.S. and the U.S. Green Building Council recently released the 2016 Greenbuild Sustainability Report, detailing sustainability initiatives implemented for the 2016 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Los Angeles....More
The 2017 International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo) broke three show records: overall attendance, exhibit space, and visitors. Here is your guide to some of what you may have missed.
The 2017 International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo), held Jan. 30 through Feb. 1 in Las Vegas, broke three show records, International Exposition Co. recently announced....More
Check out the AT-A-GLANCE advanced planning guide to the 69th International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating EXPO. This year's show takes place in Las Vegas, NV, Jan. 30 - Feb. 1. Click here to download the guide....More
Data breaches and other cyber crime cost companies billions each year worldwide, and the damage to brand reputation can be incalculable. Since hackers look for weakly defended systems to attack, this paper presents 5 cybersecurity “best practices” to mitigate system vulnerabilities. Some are commonsense measures like effective password management; others involve securing open ports and other access points, software upgrades, user management, and vulnerability plans....More
A top priority for higher education institutions is to provide a competitive learning environment for their students. In order to succeed, they must address outdated, aging campus facilities. In these older buildings maintenance and operations costs are high, space utilization is inefficient and poorly managed, and current technology is lacking. This white paper explores four strategies for converting campus facilities into a network of smart buildings that address the needs of current and future students....More