Enterprise facilities and building managers have a tough job when it comes to building equipment alarms. With each control system having their own alarming and events systems, keeping track while identifying the real issues in a maze of alarms, can be challenging.
Correctly managing buildings is a very difficult task, and not as intuitive a process as some people would like to think. Sometimes the issues that arise are not always black and white. Understanding how building automation systems (BAS') work is important to the equation. Being able to find the perfect balance between comfort and savings is a craft. Although we have "fancy" machines trying to tell us what to do 24/7 and where to best save, some things need to be learned and not automated.
When taking a prehabilitative approach, whether in buildings or in sports medicine, statistical analysis is the cornerstone for defining opportunities for performance improvement.
Whether you are a sideline spectator or a fierce competitor, any sports aficionado has witnessed the test of time. That point when things don’t work quite like they used to: when tennis elbows and creaky knees mean deteriorating performance.
Have you ever had complaints about building managers and personnel having to walk all over the place to push the lighting override button, only to have to go and do it again an hour later? What about finding out the next day that the lights were left on all night because no one went back to the override switch and switched it back to off?