Category: Building Optimization

Hospital Makes Low Cost Energy Changes

As Prisma progresses in energy efficiency, Jacob Warner, CEM, energy manger, suspects the recognition will continue thanks to a simple, low-cost solution. “[Our engineering director] introduced me to a group called FacilityConneX, which is a fault detection diagnostic and continuous commissioning firm,” Warner says. “We began this with a pilot program at Patewood Memorial Hospital

Finding a Balance: Establishing Cost-Effective Air Optimization & Enhanced Patient Safety

The push for increased outside air, pressure deviations, and higher level of concern on infectious disease spreading have increased the facility team with the bigger job of balancing energy costs, environmental safety, and patient comfort. Monitoring-based commissioning offers to increase the facility teams visibility and balancing of these priorities by using advanced analytics to bring

Navigating Pandemic And NYC’s Decarbonization Mandates Doubly Difficult For CRE

In this article from Forbes, VP and General Manager of FacilityConneX, Mark Pipher, and Robert LoForte, President of strategic partner company, Veritas Solutions Group, explore best practices and new technologies that NYC buildings can use to address both demands for indoor air quality (IAQ) and decarbonization through reduced energy use. (Read More)

Monitoring-Based Commissioning’s Role in the Future of Revenue Recuperation and Infection Control

“Air quality is of the utmost importance to our facilities as it not only supports patient comfort but also helps to control and mitigate the spread of infectious disease(s) throughout hospitals. Using the FacilityConneX platform, we’ve been able to bring a much more proactive approach to maintenance and energy savings, reducing these costs by approximately

Local Engineering Firm Cuts Millions in Energy Costs

FacilityConneX recently partnered with Facilityoptix, a division of Moses Engineering to bring it’s MBCx technology to Florida’s smart building market. In this interview with Gainesville’s local ABC news 20 station, WCJB, David Brooks, P.E., CxA, Vice President at Moses Engineering shared how with the FacilityConneX technology in their portfolio, they could help save the nearby

New York Moves to Reduce Building Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Rhonda Landis, VP of Operations at FacilityConneX spoke with Digital Journal to highlight new regulations in New York and New Jersey that address the impact of climate change and what solutions building managers countrywide can use to meet these changing environmental goals. To learn more, click here. 

Thought Leadership: Intelligent Alarms Create Actions from Noise

Jennifer Grimley, Sales Director at FacilityConneX, highlights how monitoring-based commissioning (MBCx) platforms with intelligent alarming capabilities, like the FacilityConneX software, can decipher raw data, identify critical alarms, locate alarm sources, and provide role-based intelligence for faster resolution which can ultimately save you time and costs. Read more…

FacilityConneX 3.0 Solution Featured on FacilitiesNet

Our FacilityConneX 3.0 real-time monitoring and commissioning solution was recently featured on FacilitiesNet’s Facilities Management News. FacilityConneX 3.0 offers a number of new features that transform the voices of your equipment into simple, prompt, and assessable actions. The platform processes and sends updates on problems and suggested corrective actions by using the latest fault detection and diagnostics

Thought Leadership: Maximizing Energy Savings with Monitoring-Based Commissioning

Sales Director Jennifer Grimley explores how Monitoring-Based Commissioning (MBCx) gives building managers the real-time data that they need, translated into a simplified, prioritized action list which helps to increase operational efficiency and shorten the time to resolution.   Read more…

WHEN CAN A LABORATORY SPILL BECOME A DISASTER FOR THE WHOLE BUILDING?

Are you aware that continuous monitoring can save you energy, and more importantly, alert you to a “hidden” safety issue? Generally, laboratory spaces containing bio-safety cabinets, fume hoods, or chemical storage cabinets must be negatively pressurized relative to adjacent spaces, such as corridors, to reduce the likelihood of chemical fume or biological material infiltration. Read