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Does Facility Commissioning Cost Too Much?

What’s the Return on Investment (ROI) for facility commissioning? The Building Commissioning study done by Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory in 2009 outlines some opportunities for Reducing Energy Costs and Greenhouse Gas Emissions. Watch this 2-minute video with our Facility Performance Team Leader, Darren Oliveri, as he explains how comprehensive commissioning will benefit the building, facility…

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How to Reduce Alarm Fatigue

How to Reduce Alarm Fatigue

Does Alarm Fatigue have you on constant alert? What if you could quickly move to proactive facility operations while reducing alarm fatigue? Facility Managers share the common problem with thinking they need to react in their Operations and Maintenance (O&M) activities. Facility Teams are familiar with the standard alarming that Building Automation Systems (BAS) provide.…

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COVID Funds for facilities

How to Apply COVID Relief Funds Toward a Healthier Facility

3 Steps to Improve the Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) for Your Facility COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on the way facilities are operated. The pressure is heavy to maintain a healthy building in order to keep occupants safe while still functioning within the constraints of your infrastructure. There is fear of overventilation that blows the energy…

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Indoor Air Quality (IAQ): How can we protect ourselves from contaminated air?

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) was a concern before the pandemic. How can we protect ourselves from contaminated air in places of large gatherings (retail, healthcare, office buildings, etc)? As engineers, when we design facilities, we want to protect your building inhabitants with the best Indoor Air Quality. Watch this 2-minute video for a brief overview…

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Indoor Air Quality (IAQ): Ensuring the Health and Safety Inside Buildings

How can we improve our Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)? Why are we okay with breathing contaminated air? ASHRAE 90.1 states we should have Fault Detection and Analytics on outside air economizers. So how can we economize air conditions so that people remain healthy and safe within our buildings? Watch this 2-minute video for more information…

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Best Practices in Getting Your Data Out

Why is it so hard to get my data out and working for me? As an Owner or Facility Manager, you shouldn’t have to fight to get your data out. It’s your data and you should have easy access. Whether it’s a Building Automation System (BAS) or Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), you should be…

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Where is Your Building Data and is it Useful?

Where is your building data located and is it easy for you to access? What about your Building Automation System (BAS)? Is it a good one and what is it telling you? And does Analytics and Fault Detection (AFDD) really being smart? Watch this 1-minute video that explains more.   You can also read more…

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Monitoring-Based Commissioning (MBCx) and Analytics

Monitoring Based Commissioning (MBCx) empowers building operators with automated data analytics to ensure persistent and optimal efficiency. Synergy uses cutting-edge technology like SkySpark analytics and fault detection and diagnostics (AFDD) to bolster your facility team’s ability to consistently monitor building performance in real-time. Read more about client success with Commissioning and Data Analytics in this…

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How to Commission and Test Thousands of VAV Boxes at the Same Time

If your facility has thousands of VAV Boxes (Variable Air Volume), how can you test all of them? In the past, Commissioning VAV Boxes suggests testing 5-15% of boxes, leaving several untested. But with Data Analytics, your team can test and Commission 1,000 boxes at the same time. For more information, read this FREE PDF…

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Exploring and Explaining the Different Types of Commissioning (Cx)

What types of Commissioning (Cx) services work with analytics? Watch this brief 3-minute video where Managing Director, Brad Basa, breaks down the different types of Cx: Re-Commissioning (Re-Cx), Retro-Commissioning (RCx), and Integrated Measurement & Verification (IM&V). You can also download this FREE PDF about Synergy’s 5-Step Approach for Total Building Commissioning. Visit our Facility Performance…

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