Building Management Systems: How to Optimize Data Center Resources
Building Management Systems • Facilitate energy conservation and cost reduction • Controls, monitor and optimize various functions within data center • Cost control key motivator • Reducing security risks equally important
Building Management Systems Integrating Building Management Systems • Eliminates need for multiple vendors and equipment • Reduced costs • Simplified management • Reduced training requirements • Optimized operational functions
Building Management Systems • Key areas for integrating BMS include: – Power Management and Monitoring – manages power efficiently by reducing power management systems and improving operating performance – Security – reduces the risk of security breaches • Examples of building security: CCTV, DVR, building and door access control systems and lighting controls
Building Management Systems Hiring a Consultant for Building Management Systems • Professionally trained specialist can help leverage opportunities in facility management and deliver comprehensive integrated solution • Uses team approach by collaboration • Look for expertise and experience, consultant’s should take “best of breed” approach
Building Management Systems About the Author Arnie W. Evdokimo is chief executive officer of DP Air Corporation, a leading provider of data center design, build and maintenance services based in Phoenix. For more information about Building Management Systems, visit http://dpair.com/building-management/ today.