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4 Easy Smart Building Technologies You Can Install Today

By Sarah Baker on Jan 18, 2019 1:10:33 PM

A smart building can mean a lot of things. It could be a system overhaul from the ground up – or, maybe you were gifted a smart speaker over the holidays, and already made your home smarter without realizing it. Some smart building upgrades exist just to make life easier, like smart lightbulbs that can dim themselves with voice commands. Others, like smart HVAC upgrades, can save considerable amounts of money on utility bills, even 30-50%.

Here are a few smart building technology options that can both make life easier and save money for building owners, facility managers, and all building stakeholders.

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The Smartest Commercial Thermostat in the World

By Sarah Baker on Nov 28, 2018 1:52:04 PM

The smartest commercial thermostat has hit the market. The 75F® Smart Stat™ Zone Controller supports the new WELL building standard with immediate data insights for temperature, humidity, CO2, VOCs, light, sound and occupancy from built-in sensors. Each Smart Stat also has a unique radial touch user interface and includes 75F’s cloud-based wireless building automation platform for HVAC, Indoor Air Quality, lighting and energy management to achieve energy savings in the 30-50% range in commercial buildings.

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ASHRAE MN Energy Expo 2018: Recap

By John Nye on Sep 28, 2018 12:47:54 PM

Our friends at the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) outdid themselves this year at the 2018 Minnesota Energy Expo, hosted at the Radisson Blu in Bloomington, Minnesota. Programming spanned three rooms with 13 presentations, including the keynote speaker, ASHRAE National President, Sheila Hayter, plus energy project deployment stories, projections about the future of energy and building automation.





So find a cozy seat and enjoy some of our key takeaways from the 2018 ASHRAE Minnesota Energy Expo!


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Simple, Low-Cost, Energy Projects: A League of Minnesota Cities Recap

By John Nye on Jun 27, 2018 7:42:06 AM


 

This year was 75F's first trip to the League of Minnesota Cities Conference. And, the City of Saint Cloud and the League of Minnesota Cities did not disappoint! Attendees were excited, exhibitors were at the ready with impressive booth displays, and the decor sent you up north with a cozy, cabin feel. What else could you ask for from a Minnesota-centric conference?!

As the conference began, attendees settled in with a pre-conference workshop and dove right into the juicy (lucy) training all had traveled far and wide to attend. The 75F team began with the City Sustainability Meet-Up in the Alexander Room. 

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75F Ends All Thermostat Wars

By Michael Moriarity on Jun 14, 2017 1:00:00 PM

It's summer! Hooray! It's time for your office air conditioning to either make you shiver in your summer clothes or not cool you enough when that blazing afternoon sun hits.

It's the time of year when you might have to keep a sweater, jacket or scarf at your desk in case the air conditioning is relentless. Our prayers are with you if you sit under a cold air vent. If you run hot, either a fan or co-workers who don't mind you going shirtless once in a while could be necessary.

Many offices' HVAC systems are asked to attempt to suit the needs of co-workers with a mix of air temperature comfort preferences while others are just set to one common temperature (e.g., 72 degrees Fahrenheit) by facility managers, hoping for the best and maybe hoping to save energy.

As a result, Office Thermostat Wars ensue!

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Smart Thermostat vs. Traditional EMS

By Sarah Baker on Apr 28, 2017 2:01:31 PM

If you’re looking to save money and solve temperature imbalances in your building, it’s wise to compare options on the market today. When it comes to HVAC systems, you have the choice between a traditional Energy Management System (EMS) and a smart thermostat.

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