As utilities strive to meet the changing demands of the U.S. electrical grid, more and more offer time-of-day pricing, demand-response programs, and other plans tailored to smart buildings.
They're gradually deploying a smart electrical grid that will rely on two-way communication between utilities and customers, potentially resulting in lower electric bills and fewer new power plants. But many buildings aren't ready to welcome these changes. If your smart infrastructure isn't up to snuff, follow these 3 steps to develop a cost-effective plan for preparing your building for the future.
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4 Ways to Protect Outdoor Water Fixtures
Outdoor water fixtures are often overlooked during security planning – ironically. Their usual out-of-the-way locations make them vulnerable to theft, tampering, and vandalism. Due to the rising price of precious metals, metal fixtures are an especially attractive target for thieves who will steal the fixtures to sell them for scrap. Read on to discover 4 ways to protect your water fixtures.
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Effective energy management programs help companies realize the benefits of energy efficiency with minimal risk and a large payback, yet few companies have begun one. Schneider Electric offers the tools needed to establish a measurable, verifiable energy management program that allows executives to make informed decisions about their facilities and energy use. To find out more click here and download "Reducing the Impact of Energy Costs on Business" by Schneider Electric.Click here for more information.
Don't let these common obstacles slow you down when it comes to tracking energy use - learn how to benchmark efficiently and effectively.Click here for complete article …
New strategies for energy management emerge constantly as engineers, designers, and facility managers respond to limited resources, rising energy costs, and environmental impacts.
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Over the next two years, maintenance-related data in BIM models will soar, giving FMs precise information to help them manage their buildings more efficiently in terms of energy consumption, waste reduction, and equipment service life. Click here to view this event and other educational content on BUILDINGSVIP. Log in or register to view now!
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Take the Travel out of Long Distance Meetings
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Design a Sign of the Times
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|June 6, 2011