Energy and Smart Building Industry Blog

Energy and Smart Building Industry Blog

Are You Managing Your Energy Spend?

Monday August 5, 2019
By: Phoenix Energy Technologies

Running Building Systems Can Be Counterintuitive

Buildings are made to run better when they are set at an optimal setpoint. Setpoint is the target value that a thermostat is set to.

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Building as a Battery - Using a Building’s Thermal Mass for Efficient Energy Management

Monday July 29, 2019
By: Phoenix Energy Technologies

Efficient energy usage has been, and continues to be, one of the hottest topics in the building management industry. Each year, businesses spend tens of billions of dollars on power consumption operating lights, computer equipment, process equipment, and HVAC.

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What Facility Managers Need To Know About Smart Buildings

Monday July 22, 2019
By: Phoenix Energy Technologies

Smart buildings are transforming facility management by providing the information and tools to make more intelligent and efficient decisions about how to manage buildings. Facility managers who have not yet invested in smart building technology may soon find themselves missing out on significant and widespread financial and energy savings as well as falling behind best practices for resource management compared to competitors who have made the investment into smart building technologies.

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Building Management Technologies for Facility and Energy Managers

Monday July 15, 2019
By: Phoenix Energy Technologies

We have developed a guide for facility and energy managers that will assist them in understanding the options out there to help curb costs, save energy, and automate processes.

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4 Common Myths of Energy Conservation in Building Management

Wednesday July 10, 2019
By: Phoenix Energy Technologies

This post is part of The Guide to Building Management Technologies.

Under constant pressure to increase comfort and efficiency, reduce energy waste and corporate carbon footprints, Facility Managers today can easily find themselves bogged down in the swamp of myths surrounding the concept of energy conservation in building management. Today we will debunk four of the most common misconceptions of energy management that are costing businesses money.

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