Four Ways to Benefit from Building Automation

The variety of occupant demands on commercial buildings is unprecedented; and building systems must respond to meet the demands in remarkable ways. For example, schools must maintain a comfortable environment for learning by day and transform to host an array of community meetings and sporting events in various areas of the building by night. Tenants … Read more

What is LEED Certified?

leed certified

Short for Leadership in Energy and Environment Design, LEED is a building certification that is recognized worldwide and signifies sustainability (environmentally, socially, and economically responsible buildings). Big or small, commercial or residential, new or old; any building structure is eligible to be awarded LEED certification. The process to becoming certified has evolved over time to … Read more

Evaluating System Trending Data


Evaluating building systems data is akin to monitoring your personal finance budget. In both cases, it is important to accurately collect data on how resources are currently being spent in order to properly forecast, improve efficiency, and set goals for savings in the future. With the help of the propriety BuildingLogiXTM product suite, Owens is … Read more

Choose Owens as Your Commercial HVAC Contractor

Owens is the Twin Cities’ leading commercial mechanical contractor. For renovation, ongoing support, or emergency services — we offer comprehensive solutions to meet every need. You can count on us for: Design/Build Contracting Retrofit and Modernization Building Automation Controls Energy Management Preventive Maintenance We deliver results not excuses. Being a true single-source provider means we get … Read more