Facility Care

Building data analytics can help bottom line

To better manage budgets, hospital facility managers need to be able to uncover hidden savings within their buildings

To better manage budgets, healthcare facility managers need to be able to uncover hidden savings within their building to make smarter asset investments, according to an article on the FacilityCare website.

Building management systems (BMS) give insight on building performance, status of the infrastructure and the likelihood of impact on patient care, the article said, but the real savings occurs when building data is analyzed and turned into actionable intelligence.

A BMS built on an open architecture lets managers diagnose energy waste and maintenance issues. 

Applications and systems attached to the BMS accumulate data that can be analyzed to become a decision-making support tool, according to the article. 

Read the article.



November 11, 2014

Topic Area: Maintenance and Operations

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