Hire for Building Management System Services
A building management system (BMS) is a control system that is used to monitor and manage the mechanical, electrical and electromechanical services of a building. These services can include power, heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, physical access control, pumping stations, elevators and lights. There are many firms who undertake contracts for residential business management systems and provide complete maintenance of the system.
What Building Management System Services Include?
BMS is a microprocessor based controller system that essentially links the functionality of individual pieces of building equipment so that they operate as one complete integrated system.
BMS services include real time monitoring of building operation and performance, time scheduling of building systems, fault management and alarming, energy management and reporting, and developing graphic user interface. It also includes advanced security systems such as fire alarms, fire extinguishers, internal security and notification system. BMS services may also include water management and water purification services as well as creation of internal IT infrastructure. It also includes sub-systems to manage different components like closed-circuit, terrestrial and satellite television, telephone, long-distance communication and automated parking.
Most building management systems service providers have a dedicated manager for dealing with such issues, more so in the case of residential building management systems. These service providers can be firms or individual experts who take up contracts, similar to the annual maintenance contracts and are responsible for the upkeep of the entire system. In either case, they are listed on Guru - one of the best websites to find freelance work.
When looking to hire for building management system services, make sure your freelancer can:
Build the system in compliance with government regulations.
Comply with all safety code requirements.
Develop testing methodologies and procedures to verify and improve the system.
Troubleshoot and resolve equipment performance issues.
Coordinate scheduled maintenance work with user groups and contractors.
Ensure utility, electrical and mechanical rooms are clean and contain only the necessary equipments and free of clutter.
Carry out any maintenance activities, as per the agreement.
Develop energy saving strategies to minimize energy usage.
Consistently monitor automation systems.
Qualifications of a Building Management System Services Provider
It is ideal for your freelancer to have the following skills:
Professional education in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
Good knowledge of and experience in HVAC
Solid mechanical and electrical aptitude, and can work with a variety of hand and power tools such as drill, screwdriver, wire stripper, hacksaw, crimper
Knowledge of Tridium or Niagara Framework or Johnson Control Metasys
Benefits of Freelance Building Management System Services
Freelance building management system services providers have a team of engineers and software developers who collaborate with each other to compose a comprehensive business automation system. They also have a number of other professionals like plumbers, electricians and other and they can thus also take care of small jobs concerning the same.
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