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As hospitals around the globe begin to age, the challenges associated with transforming century-old buildings into state-of-the-art medical facilities is a bold idea. With Schneider EcoStruxure™ Building, see how Moorfields Eye Hospital updated existing aged infrastructure driving operational EFFICIENCY and improving patient safety and satisfaction. To read full article click here.
More than 57% of organizations regard IoT as a strategic investment to help them meet internal efficiency goals and deliver increased time to value for their customers. Learn how easy it is to get started with the IoT in this downloadable interactive e-book sponsored by Schneider Electric and written in conjunction with industry analyst, IDC.
The HVAC world is in serious transition.  Technology, integrated building systems and an aging workforce estimated at 40% to retire within the next 5 years, is requiring HVAC contractors and facilities managers to work differently and smarter.  Schneider Electric's Chris Collins discusses leveraging new technologies to manage and service facilities in the latest issue of HVAC/Products. Read More Here
Do you want to turn your building data into actionable information? Focus on the energy, comfort and maintenance issues that impact your building the most? Are you ready to adopt more proactive maintenance? Building Advisor from Schneider Electric may be the right fit for you!
When Schneider Electric installed an I-Line Smart Cell into an I-Line panelboard at the LaHacienda Tortilleria in Nashville, TN, the owners suddenly knew the amount of energy required to run each process of its operations. They were also able to receive maintenance alerts and improve overall operational reliability and efficiency.  
The Edge is designed according to "The New World of Work" principles, which challenge traditional organizational culture to create an agile, high-performance workplace where innovation can thrive in an open, flexible environment.  A broad range of Schneider Electric integrated building management solutions, electrical distribution systems, and IT infrastructure are employed throughout The Edge. Read More.
Boston Scientific, a worldwide developer, manufacturer, and marketer of medical devices, opened a new corporate headquarters and integrated Schneider Electric™ Building Analytics as part of a strategic initiative to reduce energy waste and work toward creating a more sustainable corporate campus. To view video click here.
Craft brewing is part fine cooking and part chemistry.  Creating the perfect beer requires yeast to act in certain temperature controlled environments,  It also requires the fiinished product to be stored and transported at specific temperatures.  Below is a story of how one craft brewer and Schneider Electric collaborated to ensure their beers meet their customers expectations. http://www.facilitiesnet.com/energyefficiency/tip/...

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As a Schneider Electric Master EcoXpert Partner in Missouri, Illinois, Colorado and Wyoming, Dynamic Controls Inc. is uniquely qualified to help protect past investments, ensure reliable performance and improve the care and comfort of patients, visitors and staff. Read Full Story As Printed in Healthcare Facilities Today Here.
Once built, the life of a building may see numerous changes in function over many decades.  Versatility in building smart, also means today's smart buildings must be versatile.  For the forward-thinking building developer that means versatility and building asset value. For more information, click here.  To watch this success story in video, click here.               ...

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Leading systems integrator, Dynamic Controls Inc. (DCI), is pleased to announce the expansion of two new branch offices in Casper, Wyoming and Denver, Colorado.  This brings the total number of DCI branch offices to four (4).  This growth is part of a long-term strategy working with prominent owners, developers, property managers and general contractors who work on National Accounts in the Healthcare, Data Center, Industrial, Institutio...

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When we hear the word “sustainability”, we sometimes inadvertently link it to renewable energy sources, reduction of carbon emissions, environmental protection, reduction in global warming, etc., but it’s a lot more than just that. In short, sustainability looks at protecting our natural environment, while driving innovation to meet our current needs. http://blog.schneider-electric.com/energy-management-energy-efficiency/2017...

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Protecting our critical energy infrastructure from physical security threats is certainly not a game, but the process can take some important lessons from the game of chess. Like chess, hardening a substation against attack requires strategic thinking, evaluating positions and taking actions that lead to long term advantages and success.  To read Full Blog Click Here
Commissioning is a quality control/quality assurance process, said Marijn Braadbaart, director of commissioning at Ross & Baruzzini.  “Everyone is trying to do more with less,” he said. “Owners are trying to build faster with fewer people and fewer staff. Architects are designing with fewer staff. The contractor got the job with a low bid. Then the operator is trying to operate the bui...

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Lake Land College in Mattoon, Illinois is a public community college of over 20,000 students and a leader in creating a greener and cleaner education and campus. When facing 40-year-old aging campus infrastructure, rising utility costs and new construction needs, Lake Land College officials initiated a multi-year plan called “Envision. Educate. Engage for a sustainable future.”  Its goal is to create a replicable control system t...

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Ask any facility manager, and he/she will tell you utility and maintenance are typically the largest cost components of a facility operations budget.  In fact, the average breakdown for operational costs in a building approximate 38% to utility costs, 35% to maintenance costs, and 27% to janitorial costs. With investments made to manage your facility better through building automation, metering and systems, energy dashboards and the like,...

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Leading systems integrator, Dynamic Controls Inc. (DCI), was recently awarded the temperature controls contract on the new Washington University School of Medicine Mid-Campus Center project located at 4570 Children’s Place in St. Louis, MO on the WUSM-BJC campus.  A Schneider Electric® partner, DCI joins the construction team which includes General Contractor (Clayco) and Mechanical Contractor (Icon Mechanical) on the 12-story, 510...

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Download PDF Bob Dunn says the new $140 million headquarters building for the Reinsurance Group of America (RGA) is “a game changer for St. Louis.” “This is a project that RGA and St. Louis both really needed,” said Dunn, principal at Fox Architects, the interior architect on the RGA headquarters project. “There is nothing like it in Missouri,” he said. The 985,000-squarefoot project &...

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