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Understanding Your Building Internet of Things Options

Building management technology is rapidly changing. The advent of cloud computing and big data, plus the proliferation of smart meters and other Internet-connected “things,”...

Common Sense: Using Occupant Ideas For Efficiency

We looked at why it’s important to keep occupants informed about your building’s performance and long-term goals. But it’s also important to check with...

Sanitation Checklist For Food Manufacturing Equipment

Unless they prepare meals from start to finish with their hands, people today have to trust in food manufacturers and processors. Now that there...

Company Edition Software From Common Areas

Common Areas has launched its new Company edition — a cloud-based CMMS software designed for property and facility managers to organize, schedule, and track...

3 Ways The Wrong Door Can Cost Time And Money

Yes, there are times when there are issues or errors in a product, but so often I see the wrong door installed because the...

4 Ways To Go Green In Existing Buildings

The average commercial building wastes 30 percent of the energy it consumes, says Energy Star. While many new buildings are constructed with energy-saving features,...

Daylighting can save you 33%

Daylighting is the practice of allowing a controlled amount of natural light into a building to reduce electric lighting costs. A daylighting system includes...

Cloud-Based Property Maintenance Management

Common Areas today announces the launch of its new Company edition—an affordable cloud-based software for businesses to organize, schedule and track maintenance and repair...

Concerned With Poor IAQ?

ou likely hear the term indoor air quality (IAQ) frequently when it comes to facility management, but do you recognize exactly what this means...

Shooter Detection Systems Integrates With Everbridge Critical Event Platform

Shooter Detection Systems has announced the technology integration between the Guardian Indoor Active Shooter Detection System and Everbridge’s leading Critical Event Management platform to...