Search
Close this search box.

supporting the BAS industry since 1999

ARTICLES & NEWS • INTERVIEWS • INSIGHTS • CONNECTION

  • May- Why Sponsor AutomatedBuildings?

    Since 1999 AutomatedBuildings has been an ad-free virtual library for the BAS industry As an industry, we must work together to simplify our message as we navigate the changing world. People need to know who we are, what we do, and what resources we can offer. By adopting a unified approach, we can streamline our…

  • How to Decarbonize Smart Buildings and Automation With Electrified HVACs

    Building automation industry professionals are adopting digital transformation and climate initiatives simultaneously. Energy efficiency and high-tech utilities are complementary, and electrified HVACs are one of the most worthwhile returns on investment for achieving both goals. Discover how simple yet effective it is to retrofit structures with these systems for decarbonization and automation enhancements. Justifying the…

  • Embracing the Cloud – Revolutionizing Engineering Processes

    In today’s fast-paced and interconnected world, traditional engineering practices are evolving to meet the demands of modern projects. One such evolution is the adoption of cloud-based engineering solutions, which allow engineers to estimate and design construction projects 100% online.

  • Discover Bubll Automations Smart Matrix Technology  

    In the rapidly evolving smart building market, selecting the correct technology is proving to be a daunting task for Building Automation specialists and end user alike. Finding the best fit solution, complete with the required features and scalability is currently seen as a challenging process. What users want today, rarely reflect tomorrow’s requirements. End users…

  • how a unified namespace (UNS) can solve data integration problems in commercial buildings

    A unified namespace (UNS) is a method of data integration that originated from Industrial Automation. It allows for the convergence of the various networks in a building without compromising security.

  • Facility Management: The Power of Tinkering, Simplicity, and Growth

    In the ever-evolving realm of facility management, a hands-on, adaptable mindset is more valuable than many realize. While technical knowledge and cutting-edge solutions are undoubtedly important, success sometimes lies in practical experimentation, simple solutions, and a willingness to learn from wins and setbacks. Practical Experimentation: Beyond the Manuals Facility managers and technicians know real-world systems…

  • Enhancing Energy Management in Facility Maintenance Through Benchmarking

    IntroductionIn the dynamic field of Facility Maintenance, energy management stands as a pivotal aspect of operational efficiency and sustainability. Benchmarking against the competition emerges as a crucial strategy for continuous improvement. This article delves into the application of benchmarking in facility maintenance, focusing on energy management strategies and the integration of BAS and HVAC systems…

  • What is Smart Drawing in Facility Management?

    Facility management, the discipline of ensuring a building functions optimally, has undergone a revolution. Gone are the days of rolled-up, bulky blueprints. In their place are our smart drawings, which are digital representations of buildings infused with intelligence that unlock efficiency and insight for facility managers across the US. The Traditional Blueprint: Limitations and Challenges…

  • What we learned during the AI month of April

    The short answer is a lot. For a longer answer, watch this YouTube. Thomas Trang, our contributing editor, chatted with ChatGPT about our Monday Live session on YouTube on the AI Revolution in BAS. We thought it might be interesting to have AI summarized. Educational summary of Monday Live! April 29, 2024 Video clips OT…

  • The Evolving Landscape of Energy Efficiency: What the EU Directive Means for Data Center Operators

    The European Union’s commitment to sustainable energy practices has led to the implementation of several regulatory measures, with the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) being a cornerstone in this endeavor. Introduced in 2012 and subsequently revised, the directive represents a robust framework that significantly reduces energy consumption across the EU. The recent amendments, particularly those affecting…

  • OT/IOT feeds AI, and then OT Executes the AI Commands

    We are the OT industry’s “Operating Technology.” If you have experienced a surprising upturn in your OT business lately, you have not seen anything yet; you are about to become an essential part of today’s AI Tsunami. We are the industry that provides the physical connection to Building Systems using operational technology, but we need…

  • Struggling to Find Qualified BMS Talent? Discover Our Global Pool on CUBE Works

    In the rapidly evolving field of Building Management Systems (BMS), finding the right talent with advanced technological skills is a persistent challenge. Companies often find that the most qualified professionals are not readily available due to rapid technological changes and geographical limitations. Talent Acquisition Challenges in the BMS Industry The specialized nature of BMS technology…