Office buildings across the country are sitting vacant right now, but for some building heating and cooling systems, it is business as usual.
“We’re seeing a lot of customers who are still running their HVAC systems as though their buildings are at full occupancy, which is a huge waste of money,” said Julie Wolfington, Boland’s energy and sustainability leader. “Having the ability to view your building’s systems remotely and make cost-saving adjustments is more important than ever.”
Boland’s remote services were designed to give owners a complete picture of their building’s HVAC system and energy usage and support their need to maintain systems and reduce their expenses, whether the owner is on-site or sitting at home.
Bisnow recently spoke with Wolfington to learn more about these services and how they can help office owners stay in control and plan for the changes they may need to make to keep tenants safe once they return.
Bisnow: What are some of the ways these services can help building owners during the coronavirus crisis?
Wolfington: Because of the coronavirus, building owners are faced with a new set of challenges. They may or may not be able to view their building systems from home, they have likely experienced extreme occupancy changes, they have reduced on-site maintenance s