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Managing Buildings Using Mobile Forms Powered by Location Specific Data

At BuiltSpace Technologies, we believe that by using mobile technology to deliver location specific information in combination with mobile forms can significantly increase operational efficiencies. Location driven data with secure login is key to having any mobile form to work well. One must have a convenient way to reference which asset or location is being … Continue reading

BuiltSpace now available on the Johnson Controls Panoptix marketplace

BuiltSpace is now available for sale through the Johnson Controls Panoptix platform. Find us in the apps catalog here.

Best Practice in Building Maintenance. Reactive, Preventative or Predictive?

The US Department of Energy publication, Operations & Maintenance Best Practices, A Guide to Achieving Operational Efficiency (G. P. Sullivan, R. Pugh, A. P. Melendez, W. D. Hunt, December 2002) highlights O&M programs targeting energy efficiency that are estimated to save 5% to 20% on energy bills without a significant capital investment. The introduction to … Continue reading

Quick start to improving building operational efficiency

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

Scan. Fix. Save. Managing Assets and service histories using QR codes

Strategically placed QR codes permanently placed on equipment can simplify asset management, especially when operations and maintenance responsibility for assets are shared by facility staff and multiple service contractors. Weekly visual inspections by the building operator are recorded, using his Smartphone, by scanning the QR tag, which identifies the equipment, date, time and operator. Completing … Continue reading

Future Building Management Systems (FBMS)

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

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