Rick Rolston

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 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 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 […]