Innovation News

Innovation News

Let’s Talk about Smart Air Valves

8 August, 2023 at 1:17

We’ve all heard the saying that “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.” Inspirational advice. But on the other hand, performing the same function repeatedly — while expecting different results every time — might just indicate insanity. And many mechanical/HVAC engineers are doing just that in their approaches to airflow.…

Syska Innovations Rolls out Firmwide Automation Strategy

14 June, 2023 at 12:05

When the Wall Street Journal recently wrote about efficiency improvements, we at Syska Innovations applauded (silently). We were already well on our way with our own efforts to promote efficiencies: Our approach is an intelligent automation process called Robotic Process Automation (RPA).…

Supply Chain Effect and How the Design Community Can Help

5 May, 2023 at 4:39

Have electronically commutated (EC) fans become the AEC industry’s toilet paper? There have been runs on the stores for two years now. People fortunate to get their hands on large EC fans are stocking up.…

Virtual Machines and High-Performance Computing

24 April, 2023 at 3:36

One innovation that is having an enormous impact on the A/E/C industry is the virtual machine. A virtual machine (VM) is essentially a software-based representation of a physical machine, but a VM can run its own operating systems (OS) and applications. Consequently, users can consolidate many small workloads onto fewer, more powerful machines.…

ChatGPT – Does it create value?

7 March, 2023 at 10:37

ChatGPT is both fun and horrifying at the same time. Some artificial intelligence leaders believe this is the start of a fundamental altering of our society/culture for the positive. They envision robots/computers doing everything and humans just enjoying themselves. Others believe this is the beginning of a War Games 2030 version in which AI takes…