How cloud-enabled submeters drive green initiatives

Having a solid understanding of an organization’s operations is essential for making impactful change. For example, you can’t figure out how to improve margins if you don’t know what every material, part and process that goes into making your product…

Connected devices – convenience or unchecked cybersecurity challenge?

Over the past year, the Modern Equipment Manufacturer has sat down with representatives from a number of different equipment manufacturers. We’ve interviewed companies in the fire protection industry, lighting companies, companies that make products for the treatment of wastewater, and…

AHR organizers on the benefits of HVACaaS and the technologies enabling them

While many people anticipate the holidays because of the gifts, joy and togetherness it brings them with friends and family, the thought leaders and equipment manufacturers in the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC-R) industries get excited about the…

Ransomware and IIoT devices – is there really a threat?

The cybersecurity firm, Recorded Future, which tracks cyberattacks on healthcare organizations and government entities, claims that there have been more than 140 ransomware attacks against state and local governments and health care providers in 2019 alone. Those 140+ cyberattacks held…

The Water Council on why water utilities need innovation

The Modern Equipment Manufacturer has spent the last month or so sharing some very interesting conversations that we had with the companies that were exhibiting, speaking and demonstrating their products at the recent WEFTEC Conference. And what we’ve discovered is…

How smart water increases uptime and security for utilities – an interview with Siemens

In the past, when a waste water treatment center had a device break, there was probably very little warning. It would fail, the entire process would grind to a halt and the entire facility would be offline. Then, a repair…

Smart cities. Smart homes. Smart water? Badger Meter explains why water utilities want to be smarter

There is a movement to make everything – from personal devices, to appliances to physical structures – smarter. Today, there are smart homes, smart buildings and smart cities. And each are designed to monitor things utilizing a network of sensors,…

Using data analytics to make informed water infrastructure maintenance decisions

There is a reason why Big Data and data analytics are IT trends that are making their way across all industries and organizations – the ability to take the mountains of data that many organizations already aggregate and analyze them…

Flottweg shows how new technologies could help waste water utilities become manufacturers

This week, the individuals and organizations responsible for treating waste water and ensuring water quality in our communities will meet with leading industry executives and manufacturers at the annual WEFTEC Conference. At the center of their discussions will be a…

The fire panel as the brain of the smart building

The “smart home” category is an exceptionally fast moving and growing category of consumer technology and products. And if you’ve ever been able to lie in bed and ask Google or Alexa to turn off your lights so you don’t…

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