Facilities Management

June 12, 2014

Buildings: Designed for performance, operated to budget

There is seldom a line item in a building’s operating budget for change. Our industry is struggling with improving the energy and operational efficiency of our […]
May 11, 2014

Finally, recognition that energy efficiency is a people problem!

Abstract Changes in operations can save 5-30% of building energy use at low cost, yet these changes are often not implemented. Little attention has been directed […]
April 5, 2014

Guaranteed sticky! Capture every HVAC service call with dynamic stickers

It’s all but guaranteed that every boiler, chiller, AHU (air handling unit) or pump is plastered with someone’s sticker. Most HVAC service contractors put some sort of sticker on […]
March 12, 2014

BuiltSpace is fundamentally changing how buildings are managed

Little has changed in facilities management process since the invention of the thermostat by Warren Johnson in 1895. The thermostat is a feedback controlled device that […]