Way Forward from Paris is Via Automated M&V for Commercial Building Energy Efficiency

Investment dollars to transform commercial building energy wasters into high performers are there, but won’t be tapped until bankers are confident in the measurement and verification of savings. The Paris Climate Agreement is “the beginning of the end of the fossil-fuel era,” according to one negotiator, Marcelo Mena Carrasco of Chile. I just hope it’s … Continue reading Way Forward from Paris is Via Automated M&V for Commercial Building Energy Efficiency

A New Energy Management System

A single, integrated engineering team should collaborate on all software programming and optimization tasks - controls, analytics, and workflow management - during design and construction. The resulting data platform can evolve into a building energy management system that will serve the building’s on-going commissioning needs through its useful life. by Greg Shank, Principal, Altura Associates … Continue reading A New Energy Management System

Vibrant Ecosystem Ups the Value of a Buildings IoT Platform

Note: At the Realcomm/IB-Con conference in San Antonio, an industry insider commented to me "BASSG has really got 'the secret sauce' for Buildings IoT. But, not a lot of people understand all that they do yet."  Soon after the conference, I got a call from BASSG's Alper Uzmezier and he filled me in. Now I concur, the gears would … Continue reading Vibrant Ecosystem Ups the Value of a Buildings IoT Platform

SkyFoundry Analytics Case Study: Crown Melbourne Casino and Entertainment Complex

  Crown Resorts Ltd. of Australia strives to be a model of sustainability for the entire gaming industry and to do its part in helping the City of Melbourne achieve its goal of being carbon neutral by 2020. BUENO Systems, a SkySpark partner, has been working with its customer, Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex in Melbourne, … Continue reading SkyFoundry Analytics Case Study: Crown Melbourne Casino and Entertainment Complex