Building Operating Management

Supplier Spotlight


Soap Dispenser

Bobrick The SureFlo automatic, top-fill bulk soap dispensers save more than 80 percent on soap purchases compared to proprietary undercounter soap cartridges sold at locked-in prices. ROI is one year. Top-fill feature saves labor, eliminating awkward under-counter servicing, chrome finish matches existing restroom fixtures and jug soap, available in all formulas and viscosities, reduces post-consumer waste by 57 percent.


LED Engine

TerraLUX Inc. Terralux's Line Voltage Linear LED Engine is a modular product designed to retrofit luminaires such as wall sconces, ceiling fixtures, outdoor wall packs, and recessed fixtures. Available in 4-, 6-, and 8-inch lengths. Connects directly to line voltage and is supplied with hardware that allows an electrician to handle the upgrade in five minutes.



Russelectric Available for open- or closed-transition transfer, Russelectric's full lines of three-cycle and 30-cycle close and withstand rated transfer switches and bypass/isolation switches are UL tested/listed/labeled under UL 1008. Russelectric offers the industry's most complete line of UL-listed 30-cycle-rated switches. Russelectric three-cycle switches carry the industry's highest close/withstand ratings.


Thermal Imager

FLUKE The next evolution in Fluke's thermal imagers — Fluke's easiest-to-use thermal imagers ever. Features simple, one-handed point-and shoot operation; IR-OptiFlex focus system provides focus-free images, with manual focus flexibility; and an ultra-rugged design that survives a 6.5-foot drop. Find out more at


Door Hardware

SELECT Products Limited SELECT geared continuous hinges' recycled aluminum content (up to 100 percent) and 50-year product life-cycle make them a "green solution" for high-traffic entrances. More than 25 million cycles in independent testing — 10 times beyond BHMA Grade 1 cycle count — prove their longevity. And they're backed by a never-ending Continuous Warranty.


Roof Asset Management

Simon Roofing Determining roof life expectancy is the basis for all recommendations of an asset management program, so the calculations must be reliable and accurate. Instead of relying solely on subjective visual inspections, Simon Roofing's proprietary approach to estimating a roof's remaining life utilizes state-of-the-art roof membrane testing and objective scientific analysis.


HVAC Drive

Yaskawa America, Inc. The Yaskawa Z1000 AC Drive is designed for building automation applications such as fans, pumps, and cooling towers through 500 HP. The Z1000 features an easy-to-read LCD keypad that provides Hand-Off-Auto interface and a real time clock. It also protects against drive and motor faults to maintain uptime and conforms to the BACnet communication protocol standard.


Lamp Recycling

Air Cycle Corporation Pre-crushing with The Bulb Eater can cut recycling costs by 50 percent or more. In less than one second, the Bulb Eater crushes spent fluorescent lamps of any length into 100 percent recyclable material while capturing more than 99.99 percent of the vapors released. Can hold up to 1,350 4-foot fluorescent lamps. CFL model also available.


Lighting Controls

Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. Energi TriPak is a control system for single spaces such as classrooms, private offices and conference rooms. It includes wireless occupancy/vacancy and daylight sensors, wireless personal controls and load controllers. Together, these devices sense, adjust, and conserve up to 60 percent of lighting energy usage. The wireless technology of these devices allows for simple installation in new construction or retrofit applications.


Switchgear Controller

Emerson Network Power The ASCO Ethernet redundancy and I/O solution comprises software, PLC and I/O configurations that represent the only quad-redundant control method designed specifically for paralleling control switchgear. The information is displayed on the master PLC, I/O communication status screen and displayed and logged on the ASCO PowerQuest Power Monitoring and Control System.


Roof Coatings

Sika Sarnafil Sikacoat elastomeric roof coatings from Sika Sarnafil help to maintain and restore roofs while providing "cool roof" reflectivity. Create seamless waterproof barriers that expand and contract with roof movement. Water-based acrylic technology is low in odor and VOCs. Excellent adhesion to a wide variety of substrates.


Water Detection

Dorlen Products Water Alert detection systems provide early warning of water leakage in unattended, inaccessible or critical areas. The system is activated by liquid bridging the adjustable sensors, and can be used in computer rooms, mechanical rooms and anywhere water leakage is a concern. It can be used as a single detector or a combined ceiling/floor monitoring system for facilities of any size.


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  posted on 3/2/2012   Article Use Policy