Building Monitoring Articles

  • North American R&D facility builds prototypes

    Situation: North American R&D facility of U.S.-based leading global security company builds prototypes of unmanned airborne systems for the purpose of testing and validation. Parts are produced in limited numbers throughout the fabricating shop. Component building process involves the use of adhesives that will only successfully bond within very specific temperature ...


    By Duroair Technologies Inc.

  • Advantages of edge deployment with thermo bond concrete buildings

    As companies start to distribute their computing to the edge, one of the most critical decisions they need to make is which type of building works best for their application. Edge computing requires solid, secure facilities and networks. Industry experts advise that edge computing equipment should be installed in structures that are built as robust as large data centers with the same concerns for ...


    By Thermo Bond Buildings, LLC

  • Even during the cold period I turn off heating at day 13 - Piljan, Serbia - Case Study

    Two years ago Mr. Piljan from Boljevci in Serbia bought a DACS ventilation system for one of his existing 4 houses. The aim was to find out which ventilation system to choose for his four new houses that he was about to build. Existing houses Mr. Piljan was struggling with the performance of the minimum/medium ventilation system in his existing houses with side wall ...


    By DACS A/S

  • Hart Public Schools - Hart, MI - Education Buildings - Case Study

    Program Requirement Hart Public Schools needed a technology ready building to serve as four-year swing space. Budget constraints jeopardized the ability of the school to provide adequate classrooms. The building construction had to be completed between school sessions. ...


    By Satellite Shelters, Inc.

  • The Modular Building Construction Process: A 5-Step Guide

    Many people are turning to modular buildings as an affordable and efficient space solution. Since they are built off-site in sections, they make it easier for people to get into their building quickly while other aspects are being built around them. They can be used for permanent, long-term, or temporary facilities, making them a popular choice for classrooms, administrative offices, military ...


    By Satellite Shelters, Inc.

  • Montgomery VA Credit Union - Montgomery, AL - Financial Buildings - Case Study

    The Montgomery VA Credit Union needed a financial services building that maximized employee productivity and enhanced the customer banking experience. Satellite Shelters: Provided a flexible and adaptive building to meet future growth opportunities Maximized the site footprint Complemented the historic architecture for the surrounding community Delivered a turnkey ...


    By Satellite Shelters, Inc.

  • Soil Moisture Applications and Practices Using the HydraProbe Soil Moisture Sensor

    Over the past ten years, environmental monitoring has become increasingly important. Environmental factors such as climate change, dwindling water resources, and threatened habitats are driving the need to monitor the environment and implement better policies to protect it. Many natural processes in the environment are driven by or in some ways related soil hydrological processes. Monitoring soil ...

  • The Role of Soil Moisture on our Climate, Weather and Global Warming

    Global warming is a topic that has received much attention in the media, especially during the hot days of summer. The process by which carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere prevents the escape of thermal energy into outer space is known as the greenhouse effect. The higher the carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere the less thermal energy that can escape thus an increasing ...

  • What is Indoor Air Quality and How Can You Improve It?

    For the longest time, air quality was meant to refer to the quality of air circulating outdoors. However, indoor air or the air found inside and around homes and office buildings is just as important to pay attention to. Improving indoor air quality should be a priority for everyone.  What is Indoor Air Quality? Indoor air quality is the quality of air found circulating ...


    By Filter Buy

  • Build your pond to last with a liquid liner

    Build a pond without providing proper sealing and you'll probably be watching your money getting washed down the drain. Pond cracks, pond holes and pond leaks can be a persistent and costly problem so heading them off before they start in the construction process is a very good idea. That means paying particular attention to lining your ...


    By Pondpro2000

  • The challenges and benefits of local air quality monitoring

    A new generation of air quality monitors is now being offered to provide localised, real-time air quality readings – but the potential benefit is only just starting to be realised. It is generally accepted that whilst measurements from air quality reference stations are highly accurate, they are not sufficiently location-specific. Key pollutants – such as NO2 and PM2.5 ...


    By AQMesh

  • Water and sanitation interventions to control diarrheal disease in rural China

    To evaluate diarrheal disease control effects of various water and sanitation interventions, a comprehensive search strategy was developed to identify all peer-reviewed papers relating to water and sanitation intervention studies in China. All published studies since 1980 on water and sanitation interventions to reduce diarrheal disease in China were analyzed using meta-analysis. Fixed-effects ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Algae control in lake - Case Study

    Company: Kelab Sahabat Tamam Aman Lake Description:  Installation of four LG Sonic® XXL plus devices in the lake (dimensions: 250 x 100 meters) in December 2012 Project objective: Lake Tamam Aman is contaminated by algae and the inflow of liquid waste from the surrounding buildings. Thanks to the blooming of blue-green algae, the ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Infographic | Off Site Modular Build Supporting Amp 6

    WPL Off-site Modular Build Supporting Amp 6 We listen to our clients’ demanding individual site specifications against budget whilst supporting Amp 6 objectives. So how has WPL addressed this? WPL units are modular in design, which means they are highly adaptable and scalable, tailored to meet individual site requirements.  The modules are produced off-site in a quality controlled ...


    By WPL Ltd

  • Toxic Substances Control Act Reform: Shimkus Releases Discussion Draft of TSCA Reform Legislation

    On April 7, 2015, Representative John Shimkus (R-IL), Chair of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, released a Discussion Draft of the "TSCA Modernization Act of 2015" (TMA DD). In the previous Congress, Shimkus introduced first a ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Network Optimization for contract manufacturer-controlled production case study

    Challenge The leading joss sticks manufacturer in India is challenged by a highly volatile demand due to the nature and typical use of joss sticks (also known as incense sticks or ‘agarbattis’). This leads to frequent changes in production planning and distribution scheduling. As production is managed by contract manufacturers, any change in planning and scheduling has a high ...


    By LLamasoft, Inc.

  • Monitoring energy reduction through applying green roofs to residential buildings in Dubai

    Green roofing in a building has many advantages including absorbing rainwater, providing thermal insulation, enhancing the ecology, creating a peaceful retreat for people and animals, improving air quality and helping to offset the air temperature and heat island effect. The aim of this paper is to monitor energy saving in the residential buildings of Dubai after applying green roofing ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Customization of Vapor Intrusion Control Solutions

    This is an exciting time in the development of the vapor intrusion control industry.  Significant increases in practitioner skill level and experience and the increased availability of specialized products have resulted in many innovative and customized solutions for addressing the vapor intrusion needs of developers, businesspeople, and attorneys.  This is especially true in three ...

  • Fibermesh Fibers Used as Alternate for WWF in Eastlinks Office Building 56 in Fort Myers, Florida Case Study

    This project isan office buildingconstructed using tilt up with a steel frame and composite metal deck elevated slabs. The owner/developer had always used wire mesh to control temperature and shrinkage cracking but was interested in using Fibermesh® 650, a macro synthetic fiber, after learning fibers are recognized as an alternate for wwf as per the SDI. Fiber reinforcement saved time on the ...

  • 10 things you need to know about EPDM waterproofing membranes

    Waterproofing membranes or strips of EPDM rubber used on cladding, facades and for isolating joints around external window frames and doors of buildings, both commercial and residential. The rubber membrane works by keeping rainwater, damp and moisture ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

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