December 12, 2019 by Bob Masland | 3 minute read

    What do the Nokia 1011 & Building Management System Upgrades Have in Common?

    Are you reading this from your Nokia 1011? No… you aren’t. That is a fact. The Nokia 1011 is the iconic, indestructible, first-gen cell phone from last century. At the time, these were the best...


    November 14, 2019 by Fairbanks Energy Services | 4 minute read

    Lafrance Hospitality Engages Fairbanks Energy Services to Design Efficiency Solutions for Hampton Inn & Suites

    Lafrance Hospitality will see a project payback of less than two years for LED lighting and Energy Management System efficiency upgrades



    September 3, 2019 by Shawn Henriquez | 2 minute read

    All Hail the VFD: 3 Important Variable Frequency Drive Locations

    The humble Variable Frequency Drive, or “VFD” is an operations team’s best friend. Fundamentally, the VFD allows you to control motor speed. Pumps and Systems Magazine explains that “Variable...


    July 24, 2019 by Bob Masland | 3 minute read

    Building Automation System Unification: A Portal to Energy Efficiency

    Many of sites we visit have more than one vendor’s building automation system and, more often than not, these systems aren’t connected. This can happen as a result of public bid projects that have...


    April 24, 2019 by Bob Masland | 5 minute read

    Open Protocol BMS and the Importance of Niagara N4

    If you’re managing a facility with standard HVAC/mechanical systems, you probably have some form of a Building Management System (BMS). Like how the iPhone changed communication with its launch in...


    August 9, 2018 by Fairbanks Energy Services | 2 minute read

    Fairbanks Energy Services and RENEW Energy Partners Help Chelsea, Massachusetts-Based Signature Breads Save Over Two Million Kilowatt Hours Through Energy Efficiency Upgrades

    Design and installation of LED Lighting and Building Management System by leading energy conservation provider has yielded an annual saving of more than $200,000 while securing utility incentives...