FM & IT: Getting Past the Pain Points

Start Time: 10/16/2018 2:15:00 PM
End Time: 10/16/2018 3:15:00 PM

As critical facility management benefits from increasingly robust IoT and AI applications, optimized performance and efficiency is more achievable than ever. Before that can happen, though, the FM and IT teams must take a unified approach to analytics, stakeholder communications, sustainability and energy conservation. This presentation details how one mission critical owner established an integrated FM-IT team that resulted in a smarter data center that delivered a cost savings of $50 million in 2 years. Attendees will learn how to go from data mining to integrated implementation to attain improved reliability, energy and labor reductions, and operational cost savings. The session also provides examples and checklists to help data center user groups communicate with their facility managers and owners.

Learning Objectives:
1. Identify integration tools needed by the IT and FM department to contribute to energy and operational savings
2. Analyze the financial and operational benefits integration brings to combined departments and their facilities
3. Learn about the real-world balanced approach of energy conservation and integrated best practices to build a smarter data center
4. Review examples and checklists to assist data center user groups communicate with FM departments and data center owners

Presented by:

Jeffrey Goetz, PE, LEED AP
Director Sustainability & Energy Management

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Edward Sullivan
Building Operating Management Magazine

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Room Number: 101D

Audience: Intermediate

CEU: 0.1


Education/College & University
Enterprise Data Center
Hospitals & Healthcare
Labs & Critical Environments

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