Six fast ways to improve operational efficiency
Find hidden lighting, energy management cost savings
Johnson Controls offers a number of suggestions on ways to improve operational efficiency in manufacturing plants. They include:
- By replacing old windows with windows that let light in but keep heat out, you can illuminate and cool building interiors more efficiently.
- By upgrading or replacing old, inefficient HVAC equipment, you can reduce energy consumption.
- Optimize your building’s efficiency, comfort, and safety by utilizing a real-time performance data building management system to control and integrate key mechanical and electrical building systems – HVAC, lighting, security, fire, and safety. In so doing, you will also enhance the productivity of your facilities staff.
- By taking advantage of wireless technologies, you’ll find it’s not necessary to rip out walls and cabling to install temperature, humidity, and lighting controls. That saves money.
- By deploying state-of-the-art surveillance systems and access control security systems, you will be better able to safeguard employees and visitors as well as valuable building assets. As an added operational efficiency benefit, these surveillance systems enable individual security staffers to monitor more areas, freeing coworkers for other security tasks.
- With reliable power and precise climate control in place, sensitive facilities such as data centers and research labs stay up and running and avoid downtime that could jeopardize critical projects and lead to higher costs.
- Edited by Chris Vavra, Plant Engineering, www.plantengineering.com
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