For a well established commercial office space owner/operator, RealFoundations conducted a current state assessment of Building Automation systems and processes to define an approach to satisfy the company’s desire to easily disseminate building operational information and allow for a more scalable corporate wide platform.

Objective

  • Review front and back office building automation processes
  • Review current usage of Johnson Controls (JCI) and Siemens systems
  • Assist in defining a future state operating model that would allow the company to leverage existing Building Automation systems and update its processes to provide building information at all levels of the corporation

Involvement

  • Conducted process and systems assessment work sessions to document current state Building Automation systems and processes
  • Developed system requirements for building automation systems and processes and review high level building automation systems usage
  • Developed assessment of building automation best practices and industry trends
  • Developed a building automation systems road map and implement the improvement opportunities by centralizing JCI and Siemens systems

Building Automation Technology Areas

  • HVAC (Central Plant, Boxcar, Package units)
  • After hours HVAC (System interfaces, user interfaces
  • DDC (Direct Digital Control)
  • Lighting control (interior and exterior lighting)
  • Alarming and Notification
  • Reporting and cross vendor integration