In this time of digital transformation, where customers demand more, competition is rife and multi-directional, and asset value is dictated by a wider variety of factors than ever before, buildings have, it could be argued, grown more fragile still. Especially when you throw in the current state of the climate, and real estate’s immense responsibility in controlling the situation.
By using data more intelligently with the help of building analytics, shopping centre operators are discovering how to quickly improve the operational performance of their assets and channel the savings into delivering a better shopping experience.
If we were to line up all of the lessons we need to learn about sustainability in real estate, it would make for an endless, often damning, parade. But, what if there is just one lesson which negates the need for us to transmit all of the others? Wouldn’t that make the whole idea of sustainability more palatable? I’m talking, of course, about profit.
Precisely controlling environmental conditions takes an entirely new perspective when it comes to protecting the condition and longevity of precious artefacts in museums. CIM engineer Arghya Sen discusses how some of the old ways of environmental control in museums are being replaced by a new and more sustainable way of thinking.
The building management industry is the latest to experience digital transformation, following suit from the transport and retail industry – but how exactly do you digitise a building, and what are the benefits?
David Walsh, Founder and CEO As I reflect on 2019, it's encouraging to see just how rapidly the property sector is transforming. People are starting to care more about climate change as they become more aware of, and unfortunately experience themselves, associated...
Scott Beauman, Senior Mechanical Engineer As an engineer who spent the better part of a decade working as a building services engineer before realising the power of building analytics, I have two pieces of advice to the next generation of engineers: pay attention in...
When an airports HVAC system consumes 60-70% of it’s energy, building analytics can have a particularly powerful impact on energy consumption. Building data analytics transforms airport operations by providing real-time visibility and insight into equipment performance, customer comfort, and environmental conditions.
I’m not sure how many people in the property industry have experienced how software is made and the roles within a software development team. As the founder of a building analytics company, I certainly have, and I can tell you that everyone in a company like mine...
Achieving higher environmental ratings by increasing the efficiency of your buildings results in a suite of extra benefits for owners and operators. Of those benefits, increased asset valuation, happier tenants, accountable contractors and industry recognition tops the list for building owner Bill Jenkins.
Five simple guidelines that can help every real estate portfolio meet their climate change commitment efficiently and successfully
By applying a smart, data-driven approach to your carbon neutrality journey, you can benefit from more than just energy savings and improved outcomes across the entire spectrum of your building operations management while driving up the profitability of your asset.
We’re kicking off a CIM podcast series this week covering some of the hot topics in building operations management. As such, we thought it fitting to start with a subject that is close to our hearts – the environment.
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