Keeping the Creep out of your BMS

Posted by Daniel F Luna, P. E. on Mar 5, 2024 10:57:11 AM

Schedules are at the very heart of most modern Building Management Systems (BMS). They tell when a particular tenant space or common space is to be “on” or “off”.   Clearly, tailoring the “on” time to match as closely as possible the actual occupancy is the way to shave off waste.

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Topics: SCADA

Daylight Savings Time – Friend or Foe?

Posted by Daniel F Luna, P. E. on Mar 9, 2023 1:05:17 PM

Sunday, March 12th, we'll 'spring forward' an hour on our clocks. Soon, Congress is going to vote to put to rest the yo-yoing of clocks twice a year.  If and when it does become law, we will be staying this way "forever." But is this a good or a bad thing?

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Topics: engineering, dan luna, technology, SCADA