Benefits of cloud computing for BAS

Benefits of cloud computing for BAS

The benefits of cloud computing for building automation systems (BAS) by Kevin Callahan A friend recently asked me if the benefit of the cloud for building automation systems (BAS) is an ability to store “Godzilla-size” amounts of data. Yes, building operators can save unfathomable amounts of data in the cloud compared to the capacity of […]

Operations & Maintenance Best Practices A Guide to Achieving Operational Efficiency

Operations & Maintenance Best Practices A Guide to Achieving Operational Efficiency

FEDERAL ENERGY MANAGEMENT PROGRAM Release 3.0 Operations & Maintenance Best Practices A Guide to Achieving Operational Efficiency August 2010 Release 3.0 Operations & Maintenance Best Practices A Guide to Achieving Operational Efficiency G. P. Sullivan(a) R. Pugh A. P. Melendez W. D. Hunt August 2010 Prepared by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory for the Federal Energy […]

CMMS is software to schedule and record operation and preventive/planned maintenance activities

CMMS is software to schedule and record operation and preventive/planned maintenance activities

WHAT IS CMMS? CMMS is software that is used to schedule and record operation and preventive/planned maintenance activities associated with facility equipment. The CMMS can generate and prioritize work orders and schedules for staff to support “trouble” calls and to perform periodic/planned equipment maintenance. Upon completion of a work order, performance information, such as the […]

Maxpanda ranked #9 world wide on GetApp

Maxpanda ranked #9 world wide on GetApp

Who is the ranking for? GetApp’s Category Leader ranking is for business owners and decision makers looking for a comprehensive list of the leading cloud-based software products in the industry. The ranking serves as a point of reference highlighting key factors that small businesses should look at when assessing a piece of software. These factors […]

Is Reactive Maintenance the Norm?

Is Reactive Maintenance the Norm?

An Exclusive Report on the State of Preventive Maintenance Maxpanda CMMS regularly surveys professionals to find out about their maintenance routines. The respondents included in these findings represent more than 450 companies whose industries range from manufacturing, to healthcare, to city and state departments, to colleges and universities. What our data uncovered may surprise you. […]

You can’t improve what you can’t measure

You can’t improve what you can’t measure

This rings true for maintenance operations of all kinds. Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) helps companies gain full visibility into the health of their assets. This allows managers to switch from a costly reactive maintenance program to a more intelligent proactive one, and significantly increases asset lifespans while reducing the costs. But it’s also important […]