Ken Rackowski, Executive VP of Fairbanks Energy Services’ Control’s Division, recently contributed to Commercial Property Executive’s viewpoints Section, which is their forum for guest columns and commentary. . In the article titled “Retrocommissioning Reconsidered”, Ken highlights how improving your facility's infrastructures, equipment and energy systems can yield very significant returns.
In recent years, building management systems (BMS) have become smart and as a result, the Internet of Things is a topic being discussed by facility managers with greater frequency. As the industry has expanded, people are more aware of control systems and how they function than ever before, but the idea of a BMS is not a new concept. They have gradually evolved over the last 50 plus years into the advanced systems we increasingly depend on and thanks to a variety of new technological advancements, today’s smart building technology is influencing BMS development like never before.