Analysis of data, also known as data analytics, is a process of inspecting, cleansing, transforming, and modelling data with the goal of discovering useful information, suggesting conclusions, and supporting decision-making.
The Need for More IT Expertise Among BAS Personnel The Building Automation System (BAS) is a fundamental component of the modern building. BASs are increasingly becoming a component in a buildingâ€™s local area network (LAN). However, BAS manufacturers and installers have not become sufficiently fluent with IT structures, security requirements, protocols [...]
Using the â€œInternet of Thingsâ€ to Improve Building Performance Our company has been using the â€œInternet of Thingsâ€ to help building owners and managers improve the performance of buildings for about 14 years.Â Over that time blogs, webinars, seminars and articles on the subject really caught my eye as they were few [...]
Meaningful Data Analysis: Critical to Realizing Business Objectives Sunday evening is normally when many of us start stressing about the much dreaded Monday morning. On one particular Sunday evening, a property manager at one of our client buildings forwarded us an email that he received from the Natural Gas provider for one of the buildings in his portfolio. This was an automated email stating that for one particular building, the Natural Gas flow for the month of July was above the Natural Gas â€˜baselineâ€™ by 20%. Since our client is committed to reducing the carbon footprint and energy consumption of all the buildings he manages, the suggestion of an increase in gas consumption by 20% really set off the alarm bells. Obviously concerned about the operation of his building, our client asked Dimax what immediate measures should be taken at the building to solve the problem. […]
Role of Smart Buildings to Counter Climate Change Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions (BGIS) held their annual â€˜An Inspired Future' event on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 with the goal of raising awareness on the impact of global warming and climate change to corporate management. The event focused on reminding the corporate world of their [...]