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 the equipment that they maintain. You’ll probably find their branding and a phone number. On the rarest of occasion there might actually be some helpful information attached, like a written log … Continue reading
Do you have a current drawing management system that actually helps find what you need when you need it? Can you find the right one easily? Most organizations have rooms full of paper drawings, computers full of nested files and folders full of numbered and cryptically coded PDF’s or DWG’s. Often one person acts as … Continue reading
Mobile Forms for Health and Safety Inspections At BuiltSpace Technologies, we believe that using mobile forms on tablet computers or smart phones for safety check-lists and inspections is a better way to store and organize records for liability and compliance. Tracking work-flows automatically generated from the inspection location, ensures safety issues are addressed immediately and tracked to resolution. Having a digital inspection document pre-loaded … Continue reading
BuiltSpace’s integrated, collaborative facilities management solution brings all your building information into one place, in the cloud, available from almost any mobile device or computer. BuiltSpace integrates people and the physical building, using machine readable QR codes to identify spaces and equipment, allowing stakeholders to effectively, and efficiently, work together improve their built environment.
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Technology has changed in facility management, but a web site for your boiler and other assets? You bet. A web site provides information to people, when they need it. Why not have boiler inspections and service history for this equipment available, on site, and accessible in your smart phone, simply by scanning a barcode which … Continue reading
Every dollar of operating cost saved, adds about $18 dollars to the capitalized value of your building. If your world is full of paper drawings, documents and work orders, there is enormous potential for improvement! Here is a quick start to implementing simple new systems which can improve your ability to work with your service … Continue reading
A vehicle with full maintenance records almost certainly will command a premium over the same vehicle without similar proof of maintenance. Does this hold true for buildings? There is evidence that “green buildings“, those with LEED or other building performance ratings, do see a premium in the market, presumably as they are seen to be … Continue reading
In a recent article entitled Future Building Management Systems author Jim Sinopoli PE described his vision for a building management system of the future. We think BuiltSpace is there today. Jim defined the requirements as The platform for the FBMS must be similar to that of smartphones and tablets. The base FBMS platform will have … Continue reading
How many people handle each work order in your organization? Work orders were designed to help you control costs, but today the work order process itself has become a major source of inefficiency and cost. For field technicians, paper work orders, generated by Facilities Management software such as Maximo, have been the tried and … Continue reading