Energy management is evolving, and the energy management software market is expanding by 10 percent annually, reports Energy Manager Today. With significant growth in the industry, it can be challenging to keep track of the latest technologies and capabilities of effective energy management. To ensure Facility Managers’ organizations are on track, they should know the […]Read More..
The customer experience is everything to modern business. Retailers are working to improve customer experiences to turn retail environments into entertainment centers, and smart building technology spending is expected to exceed 17.4 billion by the end of 2019. Facility Managers need to understand the role of smart building solutions in improving customer experience. Implementing smart […]Read More..
From agile project management to the use of Six Sigma, effective facilities project management methodologies will reduce delays and achieve cost savings. Facilities Managers that understand the top project management methodologies of 2019 will streamline construction, rebrands and facility upgrades, as well as other activities, throughout the coming year. Yet, as many as 43 percent of […]Read More..
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..