Building Engines Blog | Jim Gray
“We want to reduce the number of applications we support internally and the associated overhead/infrastructure costs by pushing more of our enterprise applications to the Cloud.” This was a commonly heard refrain from CIO’s and Directors of IT for commercial real estate enterprises and across corporate America over the past couple of years and is only expected to increase.
Solar power has long been considered a potential solution to rising energy costs, but commercial buildings often have limited space available to place the large cells needed to capture sufficient amounts of sunlight. All of that may change as scientists from the University of California Los Angeles announced they have developed a see-through solar film that could eventually be used on windows, according to Fox News.
Not to be mistaken with BYOB – an HR nightmare waiting to happen, BYOD stands for Bring Your Own Device. This means that an organization makes it policy that employees use their own devices – Smartphone, tablet, PC, or other personal devices within the workplace. Sounds like a win-win right? You don’t have to pay […]
BuildingConnect- A One-Stop Service Center for Tenants, Prospects and Staff. If you could have an affordable, fully branded website solution that provides a simple way for you to offer and manage online access to a tenant service portal, tenant handbook, and public marketing information –all wrapped into a central location- would you take it? Of […]
Building Engines today announced the upcoming release of a next generation mobile app (BE Mobile) as an extension to its Property and Tenant Management Platform. Leveraging new and powerful mobile technology, Building Engines’ enhanced mobility platform combines the independence and power of an “onboard” mobile application with the depth and flexibility of its core operations management solution.
The driving force behind our Operations Performance Management functionality is creating and presenting data that works for you, not against you. Our latest extension of this feature, closes the service loop and definitively answers the important operational question: Is our service meeting internal and tenant expectations.
Building Engines announced the release of new tools for managing building equipment and capital assets more efficiently. The new features empower building owners and managers to search, track, report and act on equipment related data, helping them address maintenance problems and improve capital planning and expense forecasting.