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August 24, 2017

Can you track snow plowing eh?

A customer asked us if he could use our software to track snow plowing.  I guess for a software company based in Canada it’d be embarrassing […]
August 2, 2017

Digitize maintenance and inspections now

Our Inspections App is now available for all BuiltSpace subscribers — it works on android and apple and can be used to create digital checklists for […]
August 2, 2017

He doesn’t want you to see his work

Fire him and get someone who does! You pay to get a job done, but until now you can’t easily tell if it was done right […]
August 1, 2017

CMMS doesn’t help you find waste

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July 20, 2017

QR codes, from marketing fail to a big come back

Wired magazine tells the story of the #QRcode, that may be ready for a reboot from a marketing gimmick to something really useful. Find any friends […]
July 16, 2017

What happens after “actionable insights”?

“Actionable insights” are the ideas that come from deep analysis of smart building data, but too often these insights are not turned into action. A great […]
July 9, 2017

Leveraging our collective intelligence to solve the GHG problem across millions of buildings

Lack of building  knowledge is the barrier to solving GHG/energy About 6 years ago, our small team created BuiltSpace, and set out to solve the GHG/energy problem in large […]
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
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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 […]