10/21/2021 | News release | Distributed by Public on 10/21/2021 04:35
Rob Bier is Principal at T.M. Bier, a Master-level BMS EcoXpert™.
According to Fortune Business Insights™, the global smart building market is expected to grow to $109.5 billion USD by 2026, thanks in large part to the increasing adoption of the latest building management system (BMS) technologies. The commercial real estate marketplace has undergone disruptive changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic and building owners are currently looking for new ways to attract tenants. Since many corporate employees are currently working out of their homes, many building owners are seizing the opportunity to launch major renovations and modernizations to their buildings.
We at T.M. Bier & Associates ̶ a New York City area-based Schneider Electric Master-level BMS EcoXpert, with over 40 years' experience specializing in the design, installation, and integration of HVAC, lighting, security, and building automation systems ̶ are often asked to consult with building owners on the best ways to convert their existing buildings into smart buildings.
Although the building types that we support across the New York / New Jersey metropolitan area are quite diverse in size and scope, most of our customers are focused on two principal areas of improvement: a higher degree of tenant comfort, safety, and convenience, and an ability to significantly reduce energy costs.
In contrast to building automation systems of 10 years ago, which often operated as a system of separate silos, building owners are looking for core systems that work together. For instance, when a tenant walks into their office, they envision door locks recognizing their face, their lights automatically turning upon entry, and the in-room temperature-controlled and pre-set to their comfort level. If the tenant happens to leave their office, the room adapts to that situation. The lights turn off, the temperature control runs in a more energy-efficient mode, and blinds are adjusted automatically to better control the light and heat coming in from the sun. Today all of this is possible…and at an affordable cost.
The new generation of millennials who are now dominating the workforce care about the environment and want a more technology-driven experience when they go to work. Eye and facial recognition systems for security, for example, and elevator destination dispatch, where groups of people heading to the same destinations use the same elevators to reduce waiting and travel time, are innovations that occupants expect to enjoy.
When building owners look to deploy next generation smart buildings, they want to combine security systems with their BMS, elevator system, and cameras. They want to integrate these technologies into a converged network that enables them to control workplace management down to the finest detail.
We help our clients to achieve such smart building modernization goals in three ways:
We at T.M. Bier & Associates work together with our clients to achieve ongoing building infrastructure optimization. As buildings morph and modernize over time, our staff of engineers transition the building automation systems so that building owners can better align themselves to changing realities of their marketplace.
Schneider Electric helps us meet these challenges by providing us with both the innovative technology solutions and the support and training we need to ensure our clients' success. To learn more about how smart building systems can increase your facility's performance, visit us at T.M. Bier & Associates or consult the Schneider Electric Buildings of the Future web pages.
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T.M. Bier & Associates, Inc. (TMBA) was established in 1977 in Long Island, NY. Since that time, the company has grown into the metropolitan New York area's most prominent independent automated building management systems engineering company. The design & installation of HVAC systems, lighting controls systems, security systems & various industrial controls is only part of the solution that T.M. Bier provides to its clients.
T.M. Bier uses the most advanced technology on the market in the design, installation, monitoring, and service of HVAC systems & controls, lighting controls, security systems, and various industrial controls.
TMBA offers building automation systems engineering solutions and high-quality services backed by decades of experience; the type of experience that many prestigious properties in the Northeast have relied on.
T.M. Bier is a Master-level BMS EcoXpert and is also certified as an Access Control EcoXpert.