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The latest on all things commercial building automation, energy management, and IoT
September 12, 2019

The Fundamentals of Commercial Energy Savings

Small businesses spend more than $60 billion a year on energy. While energy spend can be high, it's of vital importance to keep buildings safe and comfortable for employees and potential customers. It just so happens that lighting, heating, and cooling are the top three energy expenses in commercial buildings, so finding ways to reel in associated costs can have a real, measurable impact on your bottom line.

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September 5, 2019

EMV Compliance for Convenience Stores 101

By October 2020, all gas stations in the United States are expected to have EMV compatible card readers at all fuel dispensers. By most accounts, the likelihood of 100% compliance by the 2020 deadline are incredibly slim. What was once an October 2017 deadline, was pushed back by the credit card companies some three years due to a perception of slow adoption. No such extension is expected this time around.So what is EMV compliance, and why does it matter?

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August 30, 2019

A History of IoT

The ability to control things like home lighting, HVAC and security systems from your smartphone is so commonplace these days that entire businesses are built around installing smart connectivity and controls in both residential and commercial spaces. So how did we get here?

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April 1, 2019

The Case for Using IoT to Monitor Food Safety

Learn how convenience stores can protect their biggest revenue drivers by ensuring compliance and eliminating human error associated with collecting temperature data.

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February 1, 2018

What is a Smart Building?

Learn how to use automation to collect data, control processes and manage the usage of a facility and its assets. See how IoT technology is transforming the smart buildings industry with open, wireless devices.

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