5 Reasons to Adopt Power Usage Meters

Every building manager and owner wants to find ways to lower their building’s overhead costs. The most effective ways to do this is to reduce the building’s energy consumption. The amount of energy a typical building uses can be quite substantial when you consider all of the lights, HVAC units, appliances, vending machines, electronics, and … Read More

BOSS Controls is Creating Energy Efficiencies for Saint Paul RiverCentre and Xcel Energy Center With its Smart Plug Solution

BOSS Controls LLC, a leading Internet of Things (IoT) energy management and controls company, and channel partner Veterans’ Unisource, based in Minnesota, recently deployed the BOSS Controls Smart Plug Solution at Saint Paul RiverCentre and Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. BOSS Controls helps commercial property owners increase energy efficiency and reduce costs by … Read More

7 Uses for Plug Load Control Devices

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Plug load control devices provide two major services to your building. First, they allow you to monitor your plug load and, second, they allow you to control your plug load. When you have appliances and electronics plugged in, they absorb power. Even if they are in the off position – they’re still consuming power. This is known as phantom … Read More

Achieving Sustainability Through Automated Plug Load Control

Plug loads, also known as standby power, consume electricity even when they’re not in use. In office environments, computers are especially notorious for their substantial plug loads. If you’re interested in reducing overhead costs and moving toward an eco-friendly business model, plug load control is an excellent place to start. In fact, according to the U.S. … Read More

Why You Should Use a Building Automation System

The operating costs of a building can be pretty substantial, no matter what the building is being used for. Depending on the size of the building, maintaining operations can be somewhat of a challenge, as well. In order to lessen operational costs and to make it easier to access and maintain operations, both newer and … Read More

Financial Considerations for Energy Efficiency Upgrades

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Energy efficient practices and programs are so important to today’s business. Most organizations are aware of this. They know that their employees want to work for a green company. They know that they have a responsibility to operate as sustainably as possible. And yet, so many hesitate to implement the solutions they need in order … Read More