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Rick Rolston

Rick is CEO of BuiltSpace Technologies Corp. (Vancouver Canada). BuiltSpace provides integrated building information management services to help building stakeholders create more sustainable and valuable building ecosystems.
Rick Rolston has written 105 posts for BuiltSpace Blog

BuiltSpace Inspections 2.0 For Android Now Available in the Google Store

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/builtspace-inspections-20-android-fast-easy-safety-qr-rick-rolston?published=t

BuiltSpace partners with Schneider Electric to target efficiency in smaller buildings

http://www.energy-manager.ca/software/schneider-electric-builtspace-partnership-targets-efficiency-in-smaller-building-2797

Responsive Real Estate Services, The Collaborative Economy & the Internet of Things

Digital technologies are disrupting real estate markets, threatening to take people out of malls and commercial buildings in favour of digital marketplaces and shared virtual workplaces.    Assets, of all types, are being used in new collaborative ways, to maximize utility and minimize costs.   The Collaborative Economy, which has seen the rapid adoption of shared … Continue reading

Digital Transformation: A Survival Guide for Commercial Real Estate

Read the full article here: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/digital-transformation-survival-guide-commercial-real-rick-rolston?trk=hp-feed-article-title-comment  

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

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 will never be smart.  Do they not belong on the IoT?   How can we ever implement the IoT if the Things have to be smart to play? BuiltSpace … Continue reading

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 2020.   Does that mean 25 Billion passwords to remember? Of course Thing level security will be aggregated through gateways and firewalls that isolate segments and limit access, but … Continue reading

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 to each other in order to resolve problems, and make our lives better? And how will people manage, maintain and ultimately operate them to our advantage? “Things” will be … Continue reading

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 managers rely on many independent specialty service providers to maintain their many different (and inter-related) assets, spaces, systems and equipment.    Processes of workflow, communication, coordination, and control are … Continue reading

Call for an EU buildings energy renovation strategy

Originally posted on Energy in Demand – Sustainable Energy – Rod Janssen:
The Joint Research Centre of the European Commission this week launched a new report Energy Renovation: The Trump Card for the New Start for Europe. The report highlights that a more comprehensive approach to energy renovation is instrumental for reaching the EU 2020…

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