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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 […]
June 8, 2017

Too Hot! Too Cold! Tales from the HVAC trenches

Too hot for some! Too cold for others! If you operate real estate you probably get these complaints.   Some say that for every too hot, there […]
June 7, 2017

Webinar: Digitize maintenance and implement QR code equipment tracking in a few hours

Our next webinar on 9 June at noon Eastern, 9AM Pacific, to learn about implementing digital service records and QR codes for your equipment records. We […]
June 6, 2017

Webinar: Digitize maintenance and implement QR code equipment tracking in a few hours

Our next webinar on 9 June at noon Eastern, 9AM Pacific, to learn about implementing digital service records and QR codes for your equipment records. We […]
June 6, 2017

Apple just made QR codes a whole lot more important — are you using them?

Apple just announced iOS11, its latest update of its operating system for iPhones and iPads and it will add support for QR codes in the camera […]
June 4, 2017
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Dear Mr./Ms. Landlord, do you know the true costs of dirty HVAC filters?

In the past year I have seen annual HVAC maintenance costs in our little commercial office building jump from $12,729  to $62,317.   As a “triple net” tenant, these […]
May 28, 2017

Bricks & mortar and data – How BuiltSpace is transforming real estate with digital twins

Digital twins create digital images of physical assets to transform business processes.  These processes are measured and managed on the BuiltSpace platform. Deloitte describes “digital twin” technology […]
May 26, 2017

It’s time to abandon enterprise CMMS. Replace it with real-time IoT-class service management

In 2015, Brandon Rogers posted a Realcomm Advisory titled Administrative Costs of Work Order Management are Eroding Your Bottom Line.   Ironically, the Advisory was sponsored by a […]
May 18, 2017

The high cost of low-bid services procurements

To prove how common inefficient and costly services procurements are, I did a quick search through requests-for-bids from local governments and with little effort I quickly […]
May 16, 2017

Dear Landlord, I need better data!

Dear Landlord, I run my business based on the numbers.  Online, I can measure my sales and marketing activities, how many visitors have “come through the door”, […]
May 15, 2017

The BuiltSpace Platform:  Where IoT and FM processes converge

  Real-time information when you need it, from the mechanical room to the boardroom The BuiltSpace team will be exhibiting at Realcomm/IBcon in San Diego next month.   This is […]
May 14, 2017

BuiltSpace Inspections 2.0 for Android For Fast & Easy, Safety, Compliance & Maintenance Inspections, with QR Code Scans Online or Offline

BuiltSpace Inspections 2.0, for Android is now available in the Google Play store with some major new functionality. If you like V1, you will love the new Version 2.0. […]
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 […]