Building system transparency application
Siemens’ Facility Prime mobile application for the APOGEE BAS enables fast, convenient, mobile interaction with a multitude of facility conditions.
Siemens’ Facility Prime mobile application for the APOGEE BAS enables fast, convenient, mobile interaction with a multitude of facility conditions. Facility Prime provides two-way interaction between users and the building automation systems they manage. The application connects users to APOGEE BAS control and monitoring functions via wireless network connectivity. The application directly interacts with BACnet/IP and APOGEE P2 field panels. Users can also develop their own customized interface graphics using Facility Prime Editor.
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Annual Salary Survey
After almost a decade of uncertainty, the confidence of plant floor managers is soaring. Even with a number of challenges and while implementing new technologies, there is a renewed sense of optimism among plant managers about their business and their future.
The respondents to the 2014 Plant Engineering Salary Survey come from throughout the U.S. and serve a variety of industries, but they are uniform in their optimism about manufacturing. This year’s survey found 79% consider manufacturing a secure career. That’s up from 75% in 2013 and significantly higher than the 63% figure when Plant Engineering first started asking that question a decade ago.