The Internet of Things (IoT) and IoT technology have helped make significant strides in business operations for more than a decade but with every technological advancement also comes drawbacks.
It’s not uncommon for commercial buildings to not be performing to their highest level of energy efficiency. If you want to ensure proper operation and longevity of your building’s HVAC system, then frequent testing, adjusting and balancing (TAB) is a must.
Even if a facility may be old, your facilities manager can argue that it is still (mostly) fully functional, and would not require a total upgrade to IoT technology to manage its operations. If a building’s HVAC, lighting, fire protection, and other systems operate just fine without connecting to an external network (aka IoT), then why mess with a system that isn’t broken?
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