Specifying Money-Saving Products 02/19/2019 | By Janelle Penny How can you be sure a product will save you money? Mick Metzger, vice president for Pepper Construction Group, explains smart strategies for vetting vendors. About the Author Janelle Penny Editor-in-Chief at BUILDINGS Janelle Penny has more than a decade of experience in journalism, with a special emphasis on covering facilities management. She aims to deliver practical, actionable content for facilities professionals. Read more articles from this author > Connectrac® wireways are the new standard for bringing power & communications cable management to all interior applications. Free yourself from core drilling! Connectrac® wireways are the new standard for bringing power & communications cable management to all interior applications. Free yourself from core drilling! 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Research firm surveyed managers of IT and operations to determine the challenges of selecting the right technology for connecting a building’s assets. Here’s what they found. According to an IDC survey sponsored by Acuity Brands, 30% of building-management companies have deployed a connected building solution; while another 60% are considering it. Have you? Renovating a space? Learn how floor-mounted wireways allow connectivity anywhere and earn CEU credits. Productivity, operations, office insights and occupant experience are four ways your smart building improves with indoor positioning systems. Learn more. There’s an interesting evolution of the smart building, starting with energy savings and comfort to the occupant experience in your facility. Learn more here. Your facility could be smarter than you think. Want to tap into its full potential? Consider these things about your connected building. Connected facilities—partner with a provider that gets your building ecosystem and addresses your concerns over the duration of implementation. Read more.