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Best-in-Class Technology Enablers in Facilities Management

Superior building operations. That’s what it means to be Best In Class. Operating a better building goes well beyond accounting, other controls, reporting cost and revenue information. We’ve written extensively about what it takes to be BIC. Technology is one of the most important components because it’s the key enabler of so many things. Most … Continue reading

Best Practices: Collaborate Your Way to Excellence.

Landing on the moon. Summiting Mount Everest. Exploring the Poles or ocean depths. Winning championships or winning a great client. Great things happen when people work together. Collaboration is the key to many accomplishments. Michael Sampson defines collaboration as – “People working with other people towards a common outcome.” Business is fast shifting landscape. It’s … Continue reading

Key Attributes for becoming Best-in-Class in Facilities Management

It’s only $29.74. That’s maybe the price of a decent bottle of wine, or a pair of cheap sunglasses. But this $29.74 is what separates being the best from being at the bottom. According to a 2010 Aberdeen Group study work order costs for a best in class operated facility was $4.18, whereas the laggards outlay … Continue reading

Would you pay more for a well maintained and documented building?

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

Most Buildings are Operated Very Inefficiently, but BuiltSpace Technologies Plans to Change That

Techvibes writer John Gray covered BuiltSpace in a recent post. He makes some great points. Read it here. “The knowledge on how to make buildings more energy efficient is out there. Add up the engineering professionals who currently perform energy audits and design retrofits, the suppliers of building products and services, the building occupants with … Continue reading

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