5 Energy Management Challenges With Shopping Malls

August 16, 2017 By Mid-Atlantic Controls

When it comes to energy management and building control systems in shopping malls, cost effectiveness and simplicity are the two most important factors to take into consideration.

Heating and cooling several hundred thousand or even several million square feet of space isn’t easy or cheap, which is why improvements in energy management can have massive impacts on the bottom line.

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7 Problems with Managing a Hotel Environment

October 19, 2016 By Mid-Atlantic Controls

Overseeing facilities management at a large hotel or resort can be quite challenging. Facility managers deal with a large spectrum of issues that are unrelated to managing a hotel environment, and many are forced to juggle a lot of responsibilities that take time away from big picture strategy and long-term planning.

In this article, we’ve identified a few of the environment-related challenges…

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Distech Controls: Solutions that Reduce Energy Consumption

February 23, 2016 By Mid-Atlantic Controls

If your facility department has been charged with reducing operating costs in 2016, reducing energy consumption is a great place to start. Keep in mind that it’s never worth sacrificing employee comfort to save energy, because productivity has a much greater impact on the bottom line; however, there are ways to reduce energy consumption without sacrificing comfort.

Distech Controls has…

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3 Tips to Conserve Energy in 2016

December 18, 2015 By Mid-Atlantic Controls

The end of the year and winter are upon us, and tax season is right around the corner. Small businesses across the country are reviewing their year-end books and starting to plan for ways to reduce operational costs in 2016. Saving money on energy is a great place to start, but keep in mind that employees are a business’ most valuable asset as well as expense. Anything your business does to…

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Will The 'Internet Of Things' Impact Buildings?

July 8, 2015 By Mid-Atlantic Controls

There’s still a lot of confusion surrounding the ‘Internet Of Things’ (IoT) and even more confusion surrounding how this concept will impact businesses. Building Automation is already experiencing industry wide changes spurring in this area and many more are on the way. Don't be overwhelmed, educate yourself. Although the concept can be a bit confusing, the 'Internet of Things' is going to…

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Is Your Facilities Team Mobile Yet?

June 10, 2015 By Mid-Atlantic Controls

85% of facility managers oversee more than one physical location and many oversee dozens over vast regions. Facility teams are generally responsible for cutting building costs and reducing energy use, but doing so is nearly impossible without direct access to energy usage data and the right set of energy reduction tools.

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Make Facility Managers Look Like Rock Stars with Multi-Location BAS Integration

May 11, 2015 By Mid-Atlantic Controls

For companies with large retail or office locations across a region or the entire country, facility management can easily become a logistical nightmare, especially when data isn’t being gathered consistently from location to location. Top level execs overseeing corporate facilities and energy use need to be able to understand the data being gathered to report expenditures and forecast future…

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