Using Culture to Create a Meaningful Workplace

What do workers want most in their office environment? Learn that and more in ‘Using Culture to Create a Meaningful Workplace’ written by Robert Hemmerdinger, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer. The article, featured in FMJ Magazine, discusses what employees value most and how a comfortable workspace may be more important than extra vacation days. 

Intelligent Buildings

Check out how intelligent buildings help business owners, property managers and occupants to realize their goals in the areas of cost, comfort, convenience, safety, long-term flexibility and marketability. Source: ScienceDirect https://bit.ly/3k6ea0F #FacilitiesManagement #IoT

How engineering will change

Check out how the business of engineering will change due to COVID-19. Source: Consulting – Specifying Engineer. https://bit.ly/30MPQcB

Our Coronavirus Response

March 17, 2020 Our Coronavirus Response Setpoint Systems will remain open and maintain our normal business hours of M-F 8am-5pm, in addition to providing 24/7 support. We are closely monitoring the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) at a global and local level. The safety of our employees, customers, and suppliers is our top priority. We have developed a plan to …

Ensuring the Most Energy Efficient Equipment

How can facility managers make sure they’re getting the most energy efficiency out of new or upgraded building equipment? Ongoing energy use measurement and diagnostics will help optimize energy performance and keep building systems operating smoothly. There are new building energy management applications which bridge between data collection to diagnostics, alerts, and work orders, but an excellent facilities manager is …

Advancing Sustainability Through Innovation

A recent Ceres report analyzed 613 of the largest publicly traded corporations in the United States to reveal that while a growing contingent of companies are steadily building sustainability into their business operations, the vast majority are not. As detailed in the report, hundreds of companies are taking steps to reduce their green house gas emissions, but most have not set clear …

Advancing Sustainability Through Innovation

A recent Ceres report analyzed 613 of the largest publicly traded corporations in the United States to reveal that while a growing contingent of companies are steadily building sustainability into their business operations, the vast majority are not. As detailed in the report, hundreds of companies are taking steps to reduce their green house gas emissions, but most have not set clear …

This Building’s Facade Literally Maps Out a Sustainable Future

If all buildings lit up with signs and indicators of how much energy is being consumed and where that energy is going, we’d all be a little more sensitive to our power usage. No one wants to broadcast how wasteful they’re being, right? Perhaps energy-shaming isn’t the answer but it is something to delve deeper into and address — at least some …

Quick Reads on LEED

1. Challenges Seeking LEED Status in Older Buildings Pursuing certification through the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system can create major challenges for maintenance and engineering managers. The task is even greater when the institutional and commercial facilities date back to the days of Thomas Jefferson. “It certainly presents a challenge for us to access the HVAC …