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Energy Management

So Now You Are an Energy Manager…Now What?

The world of facilities management has evolved to include a host of new technologies and capabilities. Facility managers have access to vast treasure troves of data, and after processing through advanced analytics, actionable data gives rise to a new type of manager, the Energy Manager. Unfortunately, the nomenclature can be confusing, and for existing Facility …

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Getting Capital Dollars for an EMS: Building the Business Case for the C-Suite or CFO

C-Suite executives have plenty of responsibilities, and as their titles imply, employees within their respective companies turn to the C-Suite for approval and support of new initiatives. The introduction and implementation of smart building systems, including an energy management system (EMS), can achieve dual goals for both Facility Managers and the C-Suite. Unfortunately, challenges may …

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Finally…Ripping the Band-Aid Off Legacy Energy Management Systems

Legacy energy management systems represent a significant threat to all organizations. There was a time when the most sophisticated and complex energy management systems available, such as those offered by major companies were the gold standard of energy management. These platforms gave facility managers access to the data needed to make decisions and understand how …

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What Does Maintenance Data Have to Do With ESG Management?

Facilities Managers have a tremendous opportunity in today’s era to leverage actionable maintenance data and make informed decisions – in real-time. The use of this data holds great value in addressing environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations. This is the foundation of ESG management, and it allows Facilities Managers to continuously focus on how existing …

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How Machine Learning Saves Energy & Maintenance Costs

Machine learning or ML is quickly rising on the radar for Facilities Managers looking for a better way to gain control over energy and maintenance costs. Facilities Managers need to understand the implications of machine learning, what it is, how it relates to energy and maintenance, and the additional benefits/functions possible through its use. The …

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