Using Data Analytics to Drive Operational Savings Assessing Your Available Data— The First Step in Applying Analytics
The ability to effectively utilize the data from building systems presents the next opportunity to drive efficiency and value for facility owners. Commonly referred to as “analytics,” results have been demonstrated across thousands of buildings consisting of hundreds of millions of square feet. Owners that have adopted analytics have seen strong financial returns, improved occupant satisfaction and reduced operating expenses.
Operational analytics has demonstrated great results, but many owners and operators have still not embarked on the “journey” to take advantage of these tools. That word—journey—may be one of the reasons.
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What is Project Haystack? http://Project-Haystack.org, 2014