Safe Reopening – Touchless Access and Control

Brought to you by Bill Moten LEDG Smart Buildings Practice Leader bam@ledesigngroup.com Isn’t it amazing how aware we are about our surroundings and what we touch? Who last touched that elevator button, and were they healthy? What about that door handle? Once you touch it, you quickly look for the nearest hand sanitizer dispenser. COVID-19...  Read More

Safe Reopening – Smart Social Distancing

Brought to you by Bill Moten LEDG Smart Buildings Practice Leader bam@ledesigngroup.com Social distancing awareness provides knowledge of how well people are adhering to the “six-foot rule.” Why is 6 feet the optimal distance for people to be from each other? The CDC claims that keeping six feet from everyone will reduce the risk of...  Read More

Healthcare IT Resiliency

We are very grateful to be able to help contribute to this new guide by our partner Fitzemeyer & Tocci. If you work in healthcare and manage information technology and data centers, this is a must-read. Living in the Cloud and Staying Grounded: Healthcare IT Resiliency Summary As the storage and use of big data...  Read More

Telecommunication Rooms in Hybrid Learning Models

Brought to you by Todd Boucher LEDG Principal & Founder tmb@ledesigngroup.com Colleges and Universities continue to announce plans for their fall semesters.  Many are changing the academic calendar by ending or moving the semester online after Thanksgiving.  Others, like Stanford, are expanding their terms for the year to make classes less dense.  In every scenario,...  Read More

What Building Owners Can Learn from Disney

Brought to you by Todd Boucher LEDG Principal & Founder tmb@ledesigngroup.com The definition of a Smart Building is one that uses “an integrated set of technology, systems, and infrastructure to optimize building performance and occupant experience.”  For building owners, it is critical to understand that both sides of the stakeholder equation in their facility –...  Read More

Safe Reopening– Smart Occupancy Tracking

Brought to you by Bill Moten LEDG Smart Buildings Practice Leader and Reopening Technology Specialist bam@ledesigngroup.com We’ve all seen the maximum occupancy signs in elevators, restaurants, clubs, and public buildings. Occupancy limits are the number of people that can safely be in a space in case of an emergency and evacuation.  The codes are defined...  Read More

Safe Reopening – Smart Disinfection

Brought to you by Bill Moten LEDG Smart Buildings Practice Leader and Reopening Solutions Technology Specialist bam@ledesigngroup.com When we started hearing about COVID-19, the first thing we learned was how to wash our hands for 20 seconds. We quickly discovered that we have been doing it wrong our whole lives. We also learned that the...  Read More

FAQs on Remote Edge Assessments

Many of our clients have difficulty maintaining accurate inventories of their critical infrastructure – like UPS, cooling, and monitoring equipment- in edge and TR locations. However, as the importance of the edge rises, there is a need to ensure that edge infrastructure is properly maintained and monitored. We are fortunate to have access to a cloud-based tool that...  Read More

Safe Reopening – Transforming Fear Into Trust

Brought to you by Bill Moten LEDG Smart Buildings Practice Leader and Reopening Solutions Technology Specialist bam@ledesigngroup.com As I’m writing this blog, businesses across the globe are in various stages of reopening post-COVID-19. The phase of reopening depends on the country, state, and county where offices are located. Some businesses are in the planning stage,...  Read More

Hospital Creates a Digital Pathway for Future IoT Enabled Services

Gifford Health Care became part of the Efficiency Vermont Continuous Energy Improvement (CEI) partnership in 2018. The CEI program provided participating hospitals with energy performance assessments, education in identifying savings opportunities, recommendations for optimal approaches, and assistance in creating long-term energy-management plans and employee engagement strategies. Also, representatives of partner hospitals participated in workshops, member-facility...  Read More