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Facility Maintenance Decisions
Demand Response: Strategies and Tactics for Success

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VFDs Expand Load Capability for Demand Response Programs

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Facilities With BAS Have Advantages for Demand Response Programs

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Hidden Savings in HVAC Systems

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Patchwork Repairs Often Result in Increased HVAC Costs

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Boiler Maintenance Key to HVAC Savings

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How To Know The Right Level of Automation

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Missed Opportunities When Specifying or Operating BAS

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Intriguing BAS Innovations FMs Should Have On Their Radar

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Optimal Life Cycle for a Typical BAS

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Best Practices for Securing BAS

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Managers Take Closer Look at Variable-Frequency Drives

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Ensure Long VFD Performance With Unique Motor and Wiring Specifications

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Specifying Key Parameters in VFD Networking and Control Functions

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Mississippi State University Upgrades HVAC Technology and Benefits Bottom Line

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Mississippi State Converts Steam Plant to Condensing Units

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BAS Significant Part of Mississippi State University Projects

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Next Step to Savings for Missisippi State: Ice Storage Area

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BAS Benefits: Automation Sets the Stage for Savings, Efficiency

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Proper BAS Installation, Operation Are Keys To Reaching System's Potential

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Operator Training, Adequate Staffing Levels Help Reach Full Potential Of BAS

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To Maximize BAS Benefits, Focus On Overcoming Resistance To Change, Bad Habits

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Retrocommissioning Keeps BAS Working At Peak Efficiency

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Sustainable and Maintainable: Achieving Two Goals

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HVAC Systems Common Target of Sustainability Projects

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Technology Transfers From Manufacturing Plants to Commercial Facilities

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3D Printing Technology Expanding in Facilities Management

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Ultrasonic Technology Useful in Determining Life of Equipment

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Advanced BAS Assists With Providing Improved Data

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Retrocommissioning: Ongoing Challenges, New Approach

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Average Energy Savings from Retrocommissioning is 16 Percent

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A Closer Look at the Retrocommissioning Process

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Demand Response: Strategies for Success

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Involve All Relevant Parties in Demand-Response Program

Building Operating Management
BAS Contributes to Energy Efficient Buildings

Building Operating Management
Looking At What's Next In BAS

Building Operating Management
Picking the Best BAS

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The BAS and Making Multiple Changes

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BAS Sensor Calibration and Documentation

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BAS Strategies in New Construction vs. Existing Buildings

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Facility Managers Can Boost BAS/EMS Performance With New Tools, Capabilities

Building Operating Management
Real-time Information is Big Advantage of Modern BAS/EMS Systems

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Advanced BAS/EMS Operations Still Need Staff Oversight

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Demand Response: How to Coordinate Peak-Load Reductions

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Demand Response: How to Meet Load-Reduction Targets

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First LEED Gold Hospital Now a High-Performance Building

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BAS Upgrades: Develop a Master Plan

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Direct-Digital Controls: Energy Management Lowers Utility Costs

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Building Automation: Document Commissioning for New Installations

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BAS Upgrades: Consider Staffing and Training Needs

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BAS Upgrades: Balance Sustainability with Functionality

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CMMS: How to Implement Condition-Based Monitoring

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Demand Response: Engineers Focus on HVAC, BAS

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Direct-Digital Controls Improve Schools' Energy Efficiency

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Determining and Stretching the Useful Life of Controls

Building Operating Management
Establishing the Need for New Controls

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Energy Audits: Analyze Energy Use, Review Utility Rate Structure

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Lighting Retrofits: Learn from Others' Mistakes

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Innovations in FM Software

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Building-Automation System Streamlines Preventive Maintenance

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Building-Automation System: Retrofit Starts with Metering

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The Role of Lighting Controls in Demand Response

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BAS: Direct-Digital Controls, HVAC Equipment Improve Energy Efficiency

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BAS Upgrade Lowers University's Energy Bills 20 Percent

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Utility Bills, Submeters and BAS Offer Options for Monitoring Energy Consumption

Building Operating Management
Linking the BAS with the IT Enterprise Takes Building Integration Beyond FM

Building Operating Management
Three BAS Design Points Essential for Sustainability

Building Operating Management
Security and Reliability of Wireless BAS and Lighting Controls

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Advances in Communications Infrastructure Support a Range of Building-Based Systems

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Increased Levels of Collaboration Now Possible Between Intelligent Buildings and Fire and Life Safety Systems

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Automating Operations: Hospital Upgrades Building-Automation System, CMMS

Building Operating Management
BAS And Enterprise Systems

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Making BAS And Enterprise Systems Work Together: Frameworks And Middleware

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Airport Looks for Ways to Cut Costs

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Building-Automation System Upgrade Meets Energy-Efficiency Demands

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Airport Upgrades to Wireless BAS

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BAS Improves HVAC Control, Energy Efficiency

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Building-Automation System: Technician Training Key to Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
BAS Promotes Trending and Preventive Maintenance Practices

Building Operating Management
Benefits of Retrocommissioning Quickly Pay for Costs

Building Operating Management
DDC Controls Make Retrocommissioning Easier, More Essential

Building Operating Management
Retrocommissioning Should Involve Operating Staff

Building Operating Management
The Growing Integration of Enterprise Systems and BAS

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BACnet and Enterprise System Integration

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Wireless BAS Networks Benefit from Mature Standards and Security Improvements

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Is It Time For a BAS Upgrade?

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BAS Optimization Tips

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Making the Case for a BAS Upgrade

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BAS Integration: The Facility Manager's Role

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Selling BAS Projects to the CFO

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Key Tasks for a Facility Manager During Systems Integration Projects

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Expand or Replace the BAS? Five Issues to Consider

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Understanding BAS Functions

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A Measure of Building Intelligence

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Putting Building Systems on Speaking Terms

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Six Questions Can Aid in BAS Planning

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Laying the Groundwork for Open BAS Systems

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EMS Upgrades Require Careful Planning to Prevent Cost Overruns

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Wireless Technology Migrates to Building Controls

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BACnet Growth Driven by Increasing Adoption, Release of New Devices

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Interoperable Systems Solve Today's Problems and Provide Future Flexibility

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Planning for BAS Interoperability

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OSHA Releases Workplace Injury and Illness Information

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Sustainable Design Can Boost Student Performance, Research Shows

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USDA Proposes Biobased Product Consumer Label Program

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CABA Offers Free Building Intelligence Assessment

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New Guide Weeds Through Options in Forest Product Purchasing

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Air Force Base Settles with EPA on Fuel Tanks

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