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Remote Monitoring

Save money, ensure safety, and improve energy efficiencies by leveraging remote energy operations.

Save Money With Our Remote Monitoring Solution

Many states require licensed stationary engineers to operate mechanical equipment such as boiler plants, steam and gas turbines, chillers, and generators, to name a few. For many facilities, employing full-time engineering and operations personnel 24/7 is a costly burden. By utilizing 24-hour remote computerized operations and monitoring by a Grade 1 Stationary Engineer, building owners are saving money, complying with regulations, and ensuring the reliability and safety of mechanical systems.

24/7 Remote Monitoring

24/7 monitoring by a Vicinity Grade 1 Stationary Engineer to advise of equipment trips, off-normal performance, etc., so that corrective action can be taken before a trip occurs. Service includes periodic reviews of key performance indicators (KPIs) with a focus on providing recommendations to improve performance and save energy.

Remote Operations & Monitoring

This includes the scope of services incorporated under remote monitoring, along with Vicinity operations support. Vicinity operators will implement any necessary equipment status changes or adjustments required which can be made directly from Vicinity’s Operation Control Centers.

Remote Operations, Monitoring & Onsite Staffing

This service includes all support provided through remote operations and monitoring and can incorporate some or all of the required preventative maintenance of the equipment and/or controls, depending on the customer’s specific needs.

Efficient Remote Monitoring for Your Buildings

While some buildings or campuses with central utility plants may not need full-time engineering staff, some states require that a licensed stationary engineer monitor energy operations 24/7.

In other cases, building owners are looking at ways to strategically manage their energy operations without having to hire full-time engineering or operations staff.

Remote monitoring by our team of licensed engineers and energy experts provides our customers with peace of mind that their energy operations are running efficiently and safely, while also helping to reduce their personnel costs.

Meet The Federal Building Performance Standard With District Energy

Vicinity's systems can help you instantly meet the requirements set by Biden's Building Performance Standard (BPS) while benefiting from the efficient, sustainable, and reliable service district energy provides.

The Benefits of Remote Monitoring

Through a secure remote connection to the customer’s mechanical room(s) from our control centers, Vicinity can monitor the equipment to evaluate plant performance and adjust as necessary to maintain the highest performance levels.


  • 24/7/365 monitoring by a Grade 1 Stationary Engineer
  • Preventative maintenance of the equipment and/or controls and implementation of any necessary equipment status changes or adjustments required
  • Recommendations for corrective action and periodic reviews of key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Call-in services with a 2-hour response time
  • Technical expertise to support environmental and regulatory compliance
  • Additional onsite staffing, safety inspections and walk-downs
  • Energy savings optimization improvements
  • Energy management services