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The Important Role Preventive Maintenance Plays for Your Facility’s PTAC Units

By Goodway Blogging Team | Published September 1st, 2017
For commercial and mixed use development projects, designing for heating and air conditioning systems requires finding simple, cost-effective systems that allow occupants to control spaces individually. The solution is often self-contained units such as packaged terminal air conditioning (PTAC) units. But without proper maintenance, these types of units can mean big problems when it comes […]

Creating “Custom” Facts in Puppet

By Tony Fontanilla | Published August 29th, 2017

The servers that I’m managing can be divided into two groups, colo and local servers. While most of the configuration has been similar between these two, there have been a growing number of things which I’ve had to configure differently through Puppet.

OSHA To Enforce New Standard Next to Reduce Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica

By Paul Salvaggio | Published August 25th, 2017
OSHA To Enforce New Standard Next to Reduce Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica Construction work has always posed a risk to employee health but exposure to dust from concrete and stone has such severe risks that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has passed a new mandate for employers. With the increase in instances of lung cancer, silicosis, kidney disease, and COPD on job sites due to […]

Why Facility Managers Should Invest in HVAC Engineers and Technicians

By Paul Salvaggio | Published August 16th, 2017
Why Facility Managers Should Invest in HVAC Engineers and Technicians In an effort to lower operational expenses and create environmentally friendly systems, more and more facility managers are investing in smart building technology’s potential.  Such an investment strategy will likely pay off since HVAC systems account for approximately 40 percent of a facility’s primary energy consumption. Potential Impact Wasted energy can cost between $1,000 and […]

How to Pinpoint the Benefits and Security Risks of Intelligent Medical Devices

By SPK Blogging Team | Published August 11th, 2017

Traditional medical devices are quickly going the way of the ear horn for one simple reason: their valuable data is confined to the device. Some have short-term storage capabilities. None, however, capture data over time for long-term analytics or storage. Intelligent medical devices (IMDs), on the other hand, come natively equipped for data gathering, transmission and analytics, as well as cloud connectivity.

How to Pinpoint the Benefits and Security Risks of Intelligent Medical Devices

By SPK Blogging Team | Published August 11th, 2017

Traditional medical devices are quickly going the way of the ear horn for one simple reason: They don’t do much more than display data. Some have short-term storage capabilities. None, however, capture data over time for long-term analytics or storage. Intelligent medical devices (IMDs), on the other hand, come natively equipped for data gathering, transmission and analytics, as well as cloud connectivity.