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A New Day for Commissioning and Energy Management

A New Day for Commissioning and Energy Management

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Next year, CxEnergy will mark its fifth year with the 2018 edition scheduled April 23 through 26 in Las Vegas, NV. The event is unique in the industry with its focus on commissioning, energy management, and testing and balancing (TAB). These professions are also the focus of its three presenting  … Read More

How Intelligent Energy Storage Software Optimizes Commercial & Industrial Operations

How Intelligent Energy Storage Software Optimizes Commercial & Industrial Operations

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Despite several years of low fossil fuel prices, the growth of renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar, seems unstoppable. This clean energy expansion is driven by improved performance, lower costs, and advantages of distributed generation like greater resiliency, energy independence, and reduced carbon footprint. This fundamental shift in  … Read More

Corrupt Connections

Corrupt Connections

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The “Krack attack,” or Key Reinstallation Attack, is a vulnerability recently discovered by Belgian researcher Mathy Vanhoef of the University of Leuven. It is a gap in the core of a protocol called Wi-Fi Protected Access II (WPA2) that leaves functions and sensitive user information completely exposed. And it’s a flaw  … Read More

How Energy Management Increases Efficiency

How Energy Management Increases Efficiency

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Call it what you will—building control, building automation, or energy management—but controlling the flow of electrons in buildings is becoming increasingly prevalent as a way to limit costs and increase efficiency.  … Read More

Hospitals Under Siege

Hospitals Under Siege

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On February 5, 2017, Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, a 434-bed short-term acute care hospital in Los Angeles, became the victim of a cyber attack. Using malware, hackers seized control of the facility’s digital infrastructure, including the computer system, putting lives in danger and forcing the relocation of many high-risk patients.  … Read More

Crafting a Successful Energy Management System Upgrade Strategy

Crafting a Successful Energy Management System Upgrade Strategy

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After more than 50 years of product development and operation in utilities, one might expect the implementation of an Energy Management System (EMS) to be “plug and play.” Unfortunately, the complexity of power and network applications and the uniqueness of each utility’s power system make an EMS deployment anything but  … Read More



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