Building Management System

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What is Building Management System (BMS)?

 

Also known as Building Automation System (BAS) or Building Management and Control Systems (BMCS) are controller networks that use intelligent microprocessors and are installed to monitor and control services and technical systems of a building such as air conditioning, ventilation, lighting and hydraulics.

 

BMS is able to achieve this by taking the individual pieces of the building equipment and linking their functionality so that they can operate as one integrated system.

 

BMS systems can be operated onsite or remotely. For remote operation, since modern BMS is based on open communication protocols and is WEB enabled, therefore this allows the user to access from any location in the world.

 

Functions of BMS

 

What are the Functions of a BMS in an everyday operation?

  • In controlling a building’s HVAC
  • In managing energy consumption
  • In decarbonisation
  • In real-time building operations and performance monitoring
  • In data reporting
  • In schedule operations
  • In putting in fault management and alarms

 

The benefits of BMS are that it helps in decrease carbon footprint of a building, increases the energy efficiency in building (by up to 30% in energy savings [1]) and improve optimal comfort for building occupants.

 

Our M&E Consultant Solutions

 

As M&E consultants, our solutions for BMS include:

  • BMS design layout
  • Schematic diagram

 

References

[1] S. Kamali, “Effect of Building Management System on Energy Saving”, Advanced Materials Research, vol. 856, no. 333, 2014. Available: dx.doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.856 [Accessed 11 September 2022].

 

 

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