What building operators should know about the changing energy market structure in California.
Data from 200 buildings and 208 thousand work orders reveal a “capability trap” and the reactive state of nature in building maintenance.
A chat with Prof. Jon Christensen–of UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, the Department of History, and the Center for Digital Humanities–on what the data from $5.4 billion and 2,174 projects tells us about the progress and pitfalls of modern conservation.
Many buildings can access their smart meter data, but raw data alone is not enough to find many of the energy savings opportunities hiding there.
A conversation with Andy Russell, Dean and Professor in the College of Arts & Sciences at SUNY Polytechnic Institute, on society’s focus on innovation, which keeps us from thinking about and crediting the maintainers who keep everything working.
Across dams, national parks, federal buildings, and state capital budgets, these five interactive heat maps explore and compare maintenance in America.
A conversation with Lee Vinsel, assistant professor of science and technology studies at the Stevens Institute of Technology, about the need for balance between innovation, technology, and maintenance.
Texas A&M University study links design and construction-phase data through software to better facilities management and an 8.7% reduction in work order resolution times.
Google’s Waymo launch has us asking if AVs will be fast or slow, shared or owned, and will they roam the open range? The answers here would mean big changes to real estate.
If 15-30% of the work is reactive, your building is breaking the “world class” benchmark for the PM/CM ratio set in 1979.