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Preventing BMS Alarm Fatigue for Improved Efficiency

Preventing BMS Alarm Fatigue for Improved Efficiency

The central aim of automated building management systems (BMS) is to maintain a facility’s correct operation while maximising its efficiency. The BMS controls major subsystems like HVAC, hot water and central heating, chilled water, etc. It is designed to monitor...
Revolutionising HVAC Maintenance With Data-Driven Insights

Revolutionising HVAC Maintenance With Data-Driven Insights

HVAC maintenance may not be a topic that inspires much passion, but ignoring it can cost you. Deloitte estimates that poor maintenance strategies can reduce productive capacity by up to 20% in a manufacturing facility, and unplanned downtime costs an estimated $50...
Getting smart with shopping centre HVAC maximises solar ROI

Getting smart with shopping centre HVAC maximises solar ROI

Shopping centres rely on a massive array of equipment in order to ensure the safety and comfort of tenants, employees and patrons. But the cost of operating complex machinery such as heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems, as well as other gear such...
Reducing Manufacturing Energy Costs: Some Simple Steps

Reducing Manufacturing Energy Costs: Some Simple Steps

As the cost of energy continues to increase, many manufacturers are looking for ways to reduce the amount of energy used on site. Luckily, there are a number of things any manufacturing site can do to achieve greater efficiency. In this blog, we offer some ideas to...
Meet the Team – Janine Lee

Meet the Team – Janine Lee

To help celebrate International Women’s Day, we’re interviewing several of CIM’s senior women to get their thoughts on International Women’s Day, the advice they would give to other women, their role at CIM and more! Today, it’s our VP of Operations – Janine Lee....
6 Ways to Maintain Your NABERS Rating as Occupancy Increases

6 Ways to Maintain Your NABERS Rating as Occupancy Increases

The built environment is one of the largest contributors to climate change, responsible for nearly 40% of global greenhouse gas emissions when building construction is taken into account. The NABERS Rating (the National Australian Built Environment Rating System) aims...