Facilities management

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There’s no magic to reduced energy consumption , just hard work and better business processes.

There are really only five (some would say four) ways to reduce energy consumption in buildings. Energy efficiency – replacing existing building technology with more efficient means of delivering the same level of service with lower energy consumption. Eg. Replace incandescent lights with LEDs. Energy conservation – reducing the level of service by eliminating consumption … Continue reading

Where are you looking for your energy efficiency?

In a recent article VERGE and the Built Environment, author Rob Watson pointed out that the average space allocated to workers is rapidly declining. Let’s consider using space more efficiently as a strategy to improve energy efficiency. “Where It’s Headed According to the 2012 Human Capital and Work-Related Quality of Life survey by CoreNet, the … 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.

BuiltSpace Sponsors Earth Rangers Centre for Sustainabe Technology

BuiltSpace is very pleased to sponsor, and showcase our technology, in one of the most sustainable buildings in the world. The Earth Rangers Centre for Sustainable Technology (ERC) is a global leader in energy efficiency and sustainable operations. Certified LEED Gold for New Construction in 2006 and more recently Platinum under LEED for Existing Buildings: … Continue reading

Job Posting: Postdoctoral Fellow, Building Information Modeling for FM

Location: Canada Employer/Institution: partnership between UBC, BuiltSpace and MITACS Position Type: Postdoc Application Deadline: Friday, May 31, 2013 As part of a partnership between UBC, BuiltSpace, and MITACS, UBC is searching for a post-doctoral fellow (PDF) for a two-year term. The University is looking for a candidate that has conducted research on Building Information Modelling … Continue reading

Collaborative Facilities Management System

A collaboration platform where people can work together to improve operational and energy efficiencies in buildings. In 2006 authors Jason Morris and Stephen Ballesty described their vision of a future facilities management system, at the world famous Sydney Opera House (SOH) in AN INTEGRATED COLLABORATIVE APPROACH FOR FM – SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE FM EXEMPLAR. These … Continue reading

Now, even your boiler should have its own web site.

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

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