Today’s blog post comes from Aircuity’s monthly newsletter, Aircuity Monitor. In this issue of the newsletter, you’ll learn 4 tips for setting priorities in your Capital Improvement Plan. Also featured is news about an upcoming high-profile installation! This isn’t an issue you’ll want to miss reading…
Sightlines: 4 Tips for Setting Priorities in Your Capital Improvement Plan
Recently the university facility consulting company, Sightlines, published an article focused on setting priorities for facilities executives’ capital improvement plans. They offered the below 4 tips and again stress the impact universities are currently facing with their deferred maintenance backlogs. One of the largest benefits of deploying Aircuity campus-wide is the ability to tackle deferred maintenance projects.
4 Tips For Setting Priorities in your Capital Improvement Plan
- Understand the overall strategic objectives of the institution
- Understand the condition of current facilities
- Understand deferred maintenance and what resources are needed to catch up
- Understand the funding sources, controls and systems needed to manage capital expenditures effectively
Aircuity to be Installed at the National Research Council of Canada – Saskatoon
The Aircuity platform is slated for inclusion in a retrofit project by the National Research Council of Canada (NRC). The NRC’s building in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan is utilizing two Aircuity Sensor Suites in its laboratory spaces and one SST for exhaust fan control.
“Over the last decade, airside efficiency has proved to be the biggest single energy efficiency conservation measure available for laboratory spaces,” says Dan Diehl, CEO at Aircuity.
“Implementing energy retrofit projects in a lab environment is challenging,” explains Mark Newman, Energy Management Officer at the National Research Council. “But these same challenges also present the NRC with significant opportunities to conserve energy, reduce its environmental footprint and yield substantial savings on operating costs.” Read NRC press release…
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