Building management systems software and hardware companies, like other industries, are moving toward the era of BMS-as-a-service model. We recently spoke with Tridium, who has been leading the transition in the controls industry, about their Niagara software maintenance agreements (SMAs) as standard practice for the JACE controller and Niagara software.
While building automation systems do wonders for time, money and energy savings for facilities, they become even more impactful when coupled with another system: direct digital control (DDC) technology.
Retro-commissioning is the testing of a piece of equipment, facility, or plant to verify that it functions according to design objectives or specification for existing buildings. Learn how integration with the Internet of Things (IoT) can make the retro-commissioning process even more effective with the use of smart building technology and benchmarking.
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