For Houses of Worship Nationwide, Varied Options Help Meet AVL Needs
By Andres Caamano · March 31, 2016 • Budgetary limitations often will result in a church seeking to maintain a similar look across multiple campuses.
House of Worship Facility Automation 101 - Learn How to Save Thousands to Millions of Dollars Every
By Joel Shore · October 30, 2013 • Building owners are saving thousands to millions of dollars every year by deploying building automation. Automation systems control a group of interlinked networks and devices, each of which monitors, manages, and controls one aspect of a facility’s core operations, services, and utilities. The facility could be corporate offices, K-12, college or university campuses, health care, hotels, retail spaces, commercial, industrial, institutional, scientific, or increasingly, residential. The range of systems is vast, spanning electrical, HVAC, mechanical, plumbing, security, safety, telecommunications and transportation (elevators and escalators).
Smarter Technology Creates Smarter Workspaces
By Steve Castle · October 10, 2013 • A combination of daylighting and control and automation technologies will change the way we work. Today there are steps you can take to create a smarter and better workplace. Designing buildings with a great deal of window and open indoor space will help employees reach their goals and save you money.
5 Pro Apps for Facility Control and Automation
By TD Staff · September 26, 2013 • Integrating control and automation systems in your facility gives you complete control of your mission critical components like HVAC, A/V/L systems and other essential systems like shading. Mobile control and automation apps give you control over the systems that you depend on in you facility, no matter where you are. Great control apps communicate with all features offered by your control system. With complete control over your system, you can ensure that changes and commands can be executed for all of your critical operations.
AMX Team Gives Back to the Community
By TD Staff · August 6, 2013 • AMX marketing team builds playhouse to support Dallas CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates).
What Your Church Needs to Know to Create the Best A/V RFP - Learn What Makes a Good Request for Prop
By Joy Zaccaria · July 8, 2013 • Expert tips on how to create the Best A/V RFP. A good Request for Proposal needs to have a clearly-defined scope. Understanding new technologies, the attention to detail that accounts for every circumstance needs to be tempered with the clarity that prevents it from becoming an overwhelming document.
When to Take the Automation Step
By Joel Shore · June 27, 2013 • Both building owners and tenants lack the incentive to automate their building because they lack the understanding of who directly benefits from the addition. Learn when to consider adding control and automation technology to your building.
Houses of Worship Find Much to Admire at InfoComm
By Dan Daley · June 19, 2013 • Whether you are looking to develop a long-term strategy or have a ready-made budget, Dan Daley has the products for you. New amps, mixers and switches are just some of the products he highlights.
AMX Pushes Forward with 14 New Product Announcements
By TechDecisions · June 18, 2013 • AMX showcased both the present and the future this InfoComm with announcements about products newly available June 2013 and a glimpse into the future with a look at what’s waiting backstage for 2014.
SurgeX Ships SEQ-1U Sequencer for A/V and IT Installs
By TD Staff · June 18, 2013 • The new product is a smart, slim surge eliminator and power sequencer.
AMX Updates Modero Touchpanel, Debuts New Conference Room Automation, Takes RMS to the Cloud
By TechDecisions · June 14, 2013 • AMX showcased both the present and the future this InfoComm with announcements about products newly available June 2013 and a glimpse into the future with a look at what’s waiting backstage for 2014.
A Surprising Buzz at InfoComm 2013
By TD Staff · June 13, 2013 • At InfoComm 2013, collaboration products from companies such as Vaddio, Cisco and Polycom were present, but there were many non-traditional companies such as display and screen manufactures that were showing products with collaboration as feature benefit.
Amp Up Lighting Controls Now - Important Energy Deadline Looming for Commercial Buildings
By Steven Castle · May 14, 2013 • States have a deadline of Oct. 18, 2013 to certify that they have updated the provisions of their commercial building codes regarding energy efficiency. The mandate comes from the U.S. Department of Energy which requires that states update their building energy codes to meet or exceed (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers) 90.1-2010 codes, which amp up lighting controls over the previous 2007 version.
How to Save a Lot of Money with Energy and Lighting Devices and Controls
By TD Staff · May 1, 2013 • How to save a lot of money by using energy and lighting devices and controls for your facility. Download this special report. Three case studies showcase facilities that are meeting stringent LEED certifications while using new as well as tried-and-true technologies. Employing simple occupancy and vacancy sensors and temperature controls, to using more sophisticated daylight harvesting techniques and control and automation systems, these three facilities are a tribute to all shades of green.
Tech Trends: Lighting Design and Integration for Your House of Worship
By Joy Zaccaria · May 1, 2013 • Trends in lighting design and integration include the use of a lighting designer in videoconferencing and other work environments and using controlling lighting wirelessly.
Latest ResourceWorship Facilities Magazine, March-April 2018
The March-April 2018 issue of Worship Facilities Magazine offers articles about how to prepare, prevent and respond to church violence, a look into what church management software can do for your church community, and a piece on how a once popular nightclub venue was transitioned to become Shoreline Church's new home.