Will dreams of sustainable buildings ever come true?

Dreams are challenging. They require ambition, patience, motivation… and sometimes, even acceptance of defeat. Thankfully, this isn’t an article about that! Instead, when it comes to sustainable buildings, we’re in the former stage of being patient with ever-growing motivation. We have a vision of what they are and how they work but proving it with actual buildings is more difficult. While we’ve been working [...]

By |2018-09-12T12:07:45-07:00September 12th, 2018|Blogs|0 Comments

IoT Class In Session | InSite Coast to Coast ep18

In this episode of InSite Coast to Coast, Lauren and Aaron  gather their new school supplies into their backpacks and talk IoT 101. Although casually thrown around with the newest jargon, IoT isn’t always understood and the Site 1001 duo set off to fix that. Starting with a short history of IoT, this episode covers how IoT integration and implementation work, what this means for [...]

By |2018-08-28T11:23:28-07:00August 28th, 2018|Blogs, Video|0 Comments

Frozen Hearts are Heating Up

The tech community was recently challenged to find a way to make an emotional connection from a building to its occupants because the user experience of working/living in a building sucks. Image Credit to CartoonADay The challenger, Matt Ernst via IoT for All, goes on to dare us to use the data from this connection to not only figure out why people enjoy [...]

By |2018-08-21T07:14:45-07:00August 14th, 2018|Blogs|0 Comments

This Is Building Performance & Operations

Today's inefficient building systems use fragmented, incomplete data so building owners, operators and other professionals have no choice but to "fight building fires," instead of improving their building's performance. Until now. Skylight, from Site 1001, is an AI-backed, cloud-based building performance and operations platform that transforms the way owners, operators and occupants access and use information, so they can ensure their buildings live longer, [...]

By |2019-04-08T12:45:15-07:00August 8th, 2018|Blogs, Video|0 Comments

Better Together | InSite Coast to Coast ep17

In this episode of InSite Coast to Coast, Lauren and Aaron take it back to the earlier days and chat about three top stories around smart buildings, occupant experience and the IoT. From cliche bantering to incentive management, unemployment, Shark Week, and building system integration, the InSite duo tackles how buildings can become better with tangible technology and solutions available now. Listen to [...]

By |2018-08-06T10:09:06-07:00August 6th, 2018|Blogs, Video|0 Comments

All in about Casinos | InSite Coast to Coast ep16

In this episode of InSite Coast to Coast, Lauren and Aaron focus on casinos of the past, present, and future and the technology that will get them there. Also, we don't forget to mention who is going to these casinos (more Millennials than ever before!) and what kind of experience they're looking for. Listen to our audio only version below! [...]

By |2018-07-27T05:30:41-07:00July 26th, 2018|Blogs, Video|0 Comments

15 ways to make your building win | InSite Coast to Coast ep15

In this episode of InSite Coast to Coast, Lauren and Aaron celebrate the 15th episode by concentrating on the 15 ways to make a building a winning athlete. From attention to systems, the building's pit crew, and the entire guest experience, the highlights of a healthy and champion building are counted down. This episode is just in time for the HITEC hospitality conference in Houston, [...]

By |2018-06-19T10:03:22-07:00June 19th, 2018|Blogs, Video|0 Comments

The Importance of (Comfortable) Mixed-Use Buildings | InSite Coast to Coast ep14

In this episode of InSite Coast to Coast, Lauren and Aaron talk about occupant comfort and how it's related to the rise of mixed-use commercial real estate - an increasing phenomenon happening across the nation! From offsetting costs and increasing a sense of community within universities to personalized comfort apps and other technology to tie people into a building, the face of commercial real estate [...]

By |2018-06-06T14:00:17-07:00June 6th, 2018|Blogs, Video|0 Comments

How are you really going to make your building smart? The answer isn’t BMS.

There’s a lot of hype about smart buildings, but what does “smart” really mean? According to Webster, “smart” is: “having or showing a quick-witted intelligence.” Does a building that meets this definition exist today? Perhaps in controlled lab environments or computer simulations. But, in the real world, certainly not... yet. Why? Simple. For a building to be smart—to have “quick-witted intelligence”—it needs data; not just [...]

By |2018-06-06T07:47:12-07:00June 6th, 2018|Blogs|0 Comments

The Future of Building Technology | InSite Coast to Coast ep13

In this Memorial Day inspired episode of InSite Coast to Coast, Lauren and Aaron pay tribute to a few of the technological milestones that changed buildings forever and discuss what building technology should be looking to accomplish in the years ahead. They note that understanding, analyzing and improving a building's performance (with the help of building performance data) is the bridge to the advancement of [...]

By |2018-05-25T09:55:08-07:00May 24th, 2018|Blogs, Video|0 Comments