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January 4, 2016

How do we actually meet our COP21 GHG emissions goals for buildings?

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/how-do-we-actually-meet-cop21-commitments-reduce-ghg-from-rolston
September 22, 2015

Are you Leaving Money on the Table in Your Building Services Business?

We love to talk to our customers, particularly mechanical and HVAC service contractors.  Not only are they very interesting people, they give us insight into what […]
August 28, 2015

Direct Digital eXchange: Changing FM at the Core

The Problem Invoices and work requests in your email.  Work orders in the maintenance contractors’ truck.  Equipment service records in the file cabinet.  How are you […]
May 13, 2015

Things Don’t Have to be Smart to be Managed on the IoT

The industry envisions a connected world of a Things where each has its own IP address, able to communicate over the Internet.   Billions of things […]
May 13, 2015

How will we secure Things in the IoT?  In Virtual Rooms & Buildings of course!

Connecting Things to the Internet of Things (IoT) is easy.  Controlling access and securing them is more difficult.   Gartner expects 25 Billion Things connected by […]
April 28, 2015

How will we service The Internet Of Things?

There’s lots of hype about The internet of Things. What are these “things” that will each have an Internet address, be addressable by IP, and talk […]
April 20, 2015

Leverage the Core Competencies of your Partners with Collaborative Services Delivery

Facilities Management is a multi-disciplinary practice which ultimately delivers a basket of services to provide comfort and productivity to occupants and other stakeholders.   Today, most facilities […]
March 30, 2015

Call for an EU buildings energy renovation strategy

Actively managing building performance is critical to meeting energy efficiency goals. This needs a collaborative engagement by all stakeholders.
March 30, 2015

Rethinking energy efficiency

March 24, 2015

Building Energy Efficiency: Why is it so Darn Hard to Sell?

Businesses nationwide would save about $1 billion each year in energy costs if they replaced their 10-20 ton commercial units with units that meet this specification. […]
March 22, 2015

Are Service Records the Real Key to Energy Efficiency?

There is a direct relationship between building equipment maintenance and building energy efficiency.    Dirt, heat, corrosion and lack of lubrication, over time make HVAC and […]
March 11, 2015

You Can’t Email Knowledge:  Transforming Your Mechanical Sevices Practices.

Many mechanical service contractors operate on a transactional services model.   The final service product is often a document summarizing service hours and cost for the transaction, […]
May 11, 2017

Our Vision for a More Sustainable World, By Transforming Building Service Processes

As we look forward to 2017, I want to share our vision for a more sustainable future for buildings. I read this week where Bill Gates […]