Johnson Controls has released Metasys 10.0 for building management. The company says the latest Metasys aims to provide facility personnel with smarter building automation, faster responses to critical alarms, and new integrations with fire detection, security, and lighting systems – all with visibility from a single common interface.
While the barriers to technology investment are already well explored, what specific challenges do firms face in getting value from existing technology? And what can facility managers learn from their peers who are succeeding in this area?
Bacharach Inc. announced key product upgrades to its PCA® 400 combustion and emissions analyzer platform. The upgrades include sensor protection, low-NOx measurement, near-field communications (NFC), and the ability to connect/control the analyzer with a newly released mobile app.
The Danfoss EnVisioneering Symposium convened in Washington on June 12 to discuss how the resilience challenge is impacting urban planning, finance, power generation and distribution,building design, and the scientific research agenda.
The E8500 PLUS emissions analyzer is a portable tool for EPA compliance level emissions monitoring and testing. The company says the E8500 PLUS is ideal for regulatory and maintenance use in boiler, burner, engine, turbine, furnace, and other combustion applications.
Sensaphone® has added two new sensors to its line of remote monitoring equipment for HVAC applications. The Sensaphone Duct Mount Air Flow Transmitter measures the rate of airflow and alerts users when conditions fall outside of the preset threshold. The transmitter monitors the presence or absence of cool moving air and measures relative airflow from 0-16 meters per second.
Engineered Systems magazine’s April 2019 issue focuses on K-12 schools, showcasing how districts across the nation are using hybrid systems and advanced BAS systems to cut their energy use and costs, how kitchen ventilation systems should be installed and maintained, and more. The issue also examines the present and future of artificial intelligence in the built environment, one engineering firm’s advanced attempt to create a nonproprietary BMS system, and much more.