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3 Big Questions About Feasibility Studies

What is a Feasibility Study and how does it help alleviate stress before infrastructure renovations? Join Professional Engineer, Nick Blank, as he answers the 3 Big Questions about Feasibility Studies: #1: What is a Feasibility Study? #2 When are Feasibility Studies Required? #3: What is a Feasibility Study’s Return on Investment (ROI)? If you’re uncertain…

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How Can Building Information Modeling (BIM) Save Time and Money?

What is Building Information Modeling (BIM) and how does it work? BIM is a 3-D model of a building and the utilization of the model for architectural and building trades coordination.  A recent Case Study revealed how BIM saved a new hospital construction in Michigan over $5M. This 2-minute video gives a brief definition of…

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Teambuilding and Camaraderie at Synergy

Camaraderie is one of Synergy’s Core Values and one way we cultivate that belief is through teambuilding. Though the pandemic has made this challenging, we press on with virtual summits, virtual happy hours, and regional-based events. Watch this video with our Tampa-based team who recently went to a Smash Room together. Click here more information…

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5 Tips to Improve Facility Training

Why is facility training so difficult? And why is it challenging to take occupancy of a new building and maintain it properly? A better approach to owner training may be the solution. If your current methods for facility training leave you scratching your head, join qualified Commissioning Process Provider (QCxP), Darren Oliveri, as he shares…

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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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