Columnists: Matt Gates

Matt Gates is the Director of Intelligent Services Offers for Trane, which includes a portfolio of Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS) solutions. In addition, Gates leads the efforts to commercialize new and differentiated Intelligent Services offers for North America. Over the course of Matt’s 11 years with Ingersoll Rand, he has held the positions of vice president of energy management services – global services, vice president of contracting solutions – global services, direct sales leader and contracting solutions leader for Trane’s central territory.

Predictive Maintenance, It’s About the Journey, Not the Destination

Predictive maintenance is no longer only about maintaining a single piece of equipment to ensure reliability. Today it is about the macro view of energy consumption, devices, system optimization, and continuous awareness. With predictive maintenance, you can take a holistic view of your building’s energy consumption and the performance of systems and equipment for optimized,   …Continue Reading

How a BEMS Partner Can Help Improve Building Performance

Building owners and facility managers are continually monitoring building conditions while trying to balance performance and occupant comfort with the cost of running a building efficiently. It’s an important balancing act. Efficiency is important but it cannot come at the expense of comfort, which can impact a person’s productivity and health, as well as overall   …Continue Reading

Solutions to Help Reach Building Energy Management Goals

This article is sponsored by Trane. Improving the performance of commercial buildings is more important than ever. Shrinking budgets, limited staff resources and increasing sustainability and environmental goals are among the challenges that may play a role in the pressure to improve building performance. There are building energy management systems (BEMS) that can help address these challenges and deliver   …Continue Reading