Buildings and facilities can achieve superior performance by extracting insights from data. When it comes to data, it is one thing to have access to data, it’s another to make it actionable.
Device data is stored and communicated in many different formats. It has inconsistent, non-standard naming conventions, and provides very limited descriptors to enable us to understand its meaning. Without meaning, time consuming manual efforts are required before the data can be used effectively. The result is that the data from today’s devices, while technically “available”, is hard to use, thus limiting the ability for building operators to fully benefit from the value contained in the data.