The benefits of smart building solutions are almost limitless. Smart building solutions enhance the productivity of your workforce and help businesses achieve real-world cost savings. Smart building solutions are commonly associated with cost reduction among energy consumption, but the actual benefits can go much further than that. Facility Managers need to understand the top benefits […]Read More..
Quick-service restaurants typically have smaller energy bills, but they use up to 10 times more energy per square foot than commercial buildings, reports Forbes magazine. Simultaneously, sustainability has evolved to become a core business value, not just a benefit, and in fact, 66 percent of consumers are willing to pay more for a socially responsible […]Read More..
As explained by In-Building Tech, investments in energy efficient and smart building technology will increase throughout 2019. The focus on building controls and system management will help to reduce the impact of the facilities management talent shortage and help more organizations gain end-to-end visibility into their distributed portfolios. Facilities Managers need to know a few […]Read More..
Analytics and data in facilities management hold great potential. These technologies empower Facilities Managers, enable informed decision making, enhance communication and much more. Facilities Managers need to know how these technologies will evolve over 2019 to streamline scheduled facilities activities and save money.Read More..
Understanding the state of smart building solutions can be a daunting task. Smart building solutions have evolved to include sensors and devices connected to the Internet of Things, big data analytics, preventative, predictive maintenance, and much more. However, Facilities Managers that invest the time to understand the state of smart building solutions will be better […]Read More..
The idea of mass smart building adoption is one of the ultimate goals of facilities management. Smart building adoption offers significant benefits to the facilities management department, cost control mindset executives, shareholders, and consumers. Still, to date, smart building adoption rates are relatively low, but 2019 could see smart building adoption rates surpass all expectations. […]Read More..
It is crucial to have an understanding of retail energy management trends for effective retail facilities management. The top trends to expect for 2019 range from the continuing impact of omnichannel to the development of pop-up stores. Facility Managers should begin the process of aligning their brands with these trends to stay competitive and attract […]Read More..
As explained by the Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM), reports PRWeb, the retail facilities management trends for 2019 reflect the greater diversity retail Facilities Managers will face in the journey to build positive customer experiences. While traditional retail focused on creating better shopping experience, modern retail is evolving at a record pace, including the use of new customer-facing […]Read More..
CRE energy management is the use of new technology and systems to manage energy consumption costs and behaviors in CRE spaces. The uniqueness of CRE energy management lies in the variety of potential tenants and types of businesses that may lease CRE space. In other words, CRE providers may face a combined demand for energy […]Read More..
The use of artificial intelligence (AI) has great potential in energy management for CRE spaces. Unfortunately, using AI in your retail, business or office spaces can be somewhat frightening, and this is in addition to the technology investments and upgrades necessary to leverage it. CRE providers need to understand the challenges of using AI for […]Read More..