Operational forensics is the practice of using building automation system data and data analytics to determine the sequence of events leading up to an incident and to determine root cause.
The Executive Overview
Imagine walking into your facility on a Monday morning to find water covering the floor. Water damage is everywhere – mechanical rooms, laboratories and office spaces. The laboratory experiments and the complex machinery used to run the experiments are damaged. The office computers, paperwork, chairs and carpets are wet. As an owner, operator, user or facility manager this is your nightmare scenario. The costs and the liabilities from such an incident can be substantial. But who is to blame for such a crisis? Was anyone at fault or was it simply an unfortunate equipment failure? Your first words would likely be “Get me the Facilities Manager!”
Now imagine that all of the facilities management functions are actually performed by a contractor. Does your interpretation of ‘liability’ change? Continue reading “Coil “Crime Scene” Investigation”