Fairbanks Energy Services Publishes to Commercial Property Executive on Why to Consider Retrocommissioning

Posted by Shannon Shea on February 23, 2018

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.

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Topics: Internet of Things, Controls, Fairbanks Energy, building management systems

The Evolution of Data in Managing Building Operations

Posted by Shannon Shea on June 27, 2017

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.  

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Topics: Controls, efficiency, building management systems, IoT

It’s Under Control: An Interview with Ken Rackowski, Executive Vice President, Controls Division, Fairbanks Energy Services

Posted by Shannon Shea on May 25, 2017

 

 

 

Ken Rackowski, Executive Vice President of Fairbanks Energy’s Control Division, is a veteran of the building automation industry. With over 30 years of engineering and management experience related to controls systems and HVAC design, Ken has worked with and modified every type of BMS on the market. We recently sat down with Ken and dove into some questions surrounding his experience and thoughts on trends and best practices for the controls industry.




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Topics: Controls, interview