Building Engines Blog | Nick Krone
Let’s talk about everyone’s favorite subject: data. There’s a saying out there which goes, “Stuff in, stuff out.” Well, maybe it doesn’t go exactly like that, but you get the idea.
I have two great passions in this world which take up most of my time: catching fish and my job here at Building Engines. The fish catching speaks for itself, but my role as BEI’s Implementation Project Manager means that my duty is to lead our new clients successfully through the minefield and on to a complete deployment which solves their business needs.
Tracking energy use with building management software enables owners to make better decisions when it comes to large-scale projects, like the installation of solar panels.
Companies are looking to reduce their energy usage as a way to save money and help the environment, which is creating increased demand for sustainable commercial buildings.
While many of us use our mobile devices to stay upstream of the latest viral news and videos, the idea of mobility itself is becoming a viral concept. With the latest technology that mobile providers and mobile engineers are now bringing to the table, or perhaps tablet, the definition of “empowered” is being redefined for workers on the move. Standard mobility is not without its limitations however. In order to create true unity between a mobile device and an organization’s workflow, the technology must support it – at all times. The key? Seamless data synchronization.
With trailers for Taken 2 bombarding TVs across America and people awaiting the second coming of the man with a “particular set of skills,” the stage is set to talk about your particular set of skills, the ones you’ve acquired over a career.
Who doesn’t love the jaw-inspiring yearly spectacle that is Shark Week? Ok, people on vacation at the beach. Still, seeing these powerful beasts dominate the food chain and strut their stuff (even without legs!) not only teaches us to never try to resemble a seal but also offers a few helpful tips for commercial real estate professionals. Here’s how watching Shark Week might have ingrained some subliminal property management knowledge into your mammal brain.
While you (and Dunkin Donuts) may credit the victory to the gratuitous amounts of coffee you’ve been running on, we would like to dedicate this day to your ironclad determination and willpower. You’ve done enough work for one week, and probably two, so here’s some fast and effective ways to turn down the weekend work advances of your superiors.
Do you have the best strategy for taking down noobs in your favorite video game? Perhaps not, but as an ardent gamer, I can tell you it’s not much different in the real world. In fact, I’ll tell you how to put your gaming skills to use at the office. Maybe the time you spent online last night didn’t escape into a nerdy abyss, but will help you in the future!
A recent article from The Herald Tribune details the emerging shift of many companies in the real estate sector including property management as an additional standard service for clients. The concept of packaging these services together is not uncharted territory, but it seems that more and more industry players are discovering the potential benefits.