Category Archives: Pacific Controls

The Hal 9000 is Here Today: Your Office Building

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Parker White
Energy and Sustainability Services

Imagine arriving at your office in the morning to find your workspace ready for you, with lighting and temperature as you prefer, and your computer turned on for use. Today’s intelligent building automation systems are bringing that scenario to life.

While today’s computer-controlled building systems have yet to reach the level of awareness of HAL 9000, the sentient computer in… Read More

P&G achieves savings with smart building technology

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Leo O’Loughlin
VP, IntelliCommand

 Procter & Gamble (P&G) is no stranger to setting aggressive, data-driven efficiency, sustainability and profitability goals, but it is the company’s unique participation in adopting IntelliCommandSM smart building management technology, that is driving proven performance gains with first-year average energy cost savings of 10 percent. After deployment in a test group of facilities, P&G’s initial investment was returned within the first three… Read More

Top 10 Smart Building Myths—Busted

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Leo O’Loughlin
VP, IntelliCommand

Smart buildings are a no-brainer and more affordable than most building owners and investors realize

They have been proven to save energy, streamline facilities management and prevent expensive equipment failures. Yet, to many property owners and investors, the value of smart buildings remains a mystery. We are here to debunk the top 10 misconceptions many encounter while helping clients improve company… Read More

M2M Technology, 6 Ways Smart Buildings Are Becoming Even Smarter

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Dan Probst
Energy and Sustainability Services

 

 

 

Smart buildings are leveraging emerging machine-to-machine (M2M) technologies to become even smarter. According to the latest Global Sustainability Perspective, six advances in smart building technology are enabling a new era in building energy efficiency and carbon footprint reduction, yielding a return on investment for building owners within one to two years.

The term “smart… Read More