Learn

July 6, 2017

Within 2.5 to 8 years R-22 or HCFC-22 refrigerants will no longer be available, are you prepared?

You need to start to phase out R-22 in your HVAC and cooling equipment now as it is going to get very scarce in the next […]
July 5, 2017

The paratrooper — Flawless execution requires checklists not super-humans

One thing that surprised me when I spent time with Canada and America’s elite soldiers was that they were certainly intelligent and athletic, but they weren’t […]
July 3, 2017
Copyright: fasphotographic / 123RF Stock Photo

What if artificial intelligence just learns people’s bad habits?

Applying artificial intelligence (AI) to buildings This past week I started to “train” an instance of IBM’s Watson AI engine on the basics of building operations and maintenance.   Watson is capable […]
June 30, 2017

What if I told you that you could have a mobile enabled digital maintenance tracking system with QR codes for $500?

Well, I just did, you can! We offer a free version of our digital maintenance system, or “Digital Building” that allows you to use a mobile […]
June 30, 2017

How the smart phone is making maintenance cool

The Freakonomics podcast, “In Praise of Maintenance,” describes how maintenance is far too under-loved. Low cost and cheap goods have taken a lot of wind out of the […]
June 29, 2017

Job Posting: HVAC Project Coordinator/Admin (Toronto)

Please note, this job is with another company and not BuiltSpace, just promoting it here! HVAC-Construction Technical admin job -project coordinator (Toronto) Our client global in […]
June 28, 2017

My effort to train IBM’s Watson to understand BuiltSpace’s digital building data

Tenant:  “Hey Bildi” Your Building: “Hello, How can I help you?” Tenant: “It’s too hot in here.” Your Building: “Sorry to hear that.  Are you in […]
June 27, 2017

Digitize your business with mobile apps, QR Codes and electronic forms

You need to set your business apart from the competition, win more deals by adding these three selling points to your proposals: Digital Leader Selling Point […]
June 23, 2017
Portions Copyright 123RF.com

Hey Siri, fix this. Artificial intelligence (AI) is coming to commercial real estate.

“Bildi, I’m too hot.” Today, Apple’s Siri dials your phone, and quickly answers burning questions.   It’s time to apply this kind of technology to allow tenants to actually […]
June 22, 2017
Copyright 123rf.com

Amazon and Walmart are duking it out. What does it really mean for brick & mortar retail?

Amazon’s potential acquisition of the Whole Foods supermarket chain, all 456 stores,  is shaking up the retail food industry, and their suppliers, with Walmart, Kroger, and Costco all taking multi-billion dollar hits to their market […]
June 18, 2017

Amazon is changing everything in buildings. So is BuiltSpace.

Amazon transforms point-of-sale, BuiltSpace the point-of-service Amazon’s Dash Wand allows retail customers to manage their to-buy list, scan a product barcode on the shelf to find out more about the […]
June 11, 2017

The digital building is here, connecting service providers, vendors, tenants, and owners to make buildings more efficient

In the future, property managers will monitor and access a virtual hub…facilitating connections between service providers, vendors, tenants and owners in an effort to make buildings […]