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What is a digital twin? Here's how data visualization is reshaping architecture, engineering, and construction

What is a Digital Twin? A Digital Twin is a virtual model that is an exact copy (twin) of a physical object or system which represents its entire lifecycle. This could be a building, HVAC system, bridge, transit system, etc...

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

Happy Earth Day 2020! This marks the 50th Anniversary since in 1970, a 25-year-old graduate student, Denis Hayes organized the very first Earth Day. The success of that event, which brought together 20 million Americans, helped to spark the modern environmental movement. 

What are the benefits of Blockchain for Facilities Managers in 2020?

The Benefits of Blockchain for Facilities Managers in 2020 and Beyond

Here's why Facility Condition Assessments are critical to running a successful business

It is critical to know the extent to which the buildings, physical assets and systems in your portfolio are performing. Having comprehensive data on all assets, enables Facility Managers to identify potential opportunities for facility optimization.

Celebrating Earth Day and the Built Environment

Happy Earth Day! Infrastructure is an environmental issue. The health of our buildings and infrastructure directly impacts the well-being of humans and the environment. In this way, maintaining the built environment—our buildings, dams, bridges, power grids, and transportation systems—is absolutely crucial.

How to Decide If You Should Build, Renovate, or Demolish Aging Buildings and Infrastructure

Facility managers are facing tough decisions about whether to build, renovate, or demolish aging buildings and infrastructure. These demands are further challenged by the need for increased operational efficiency, improved technology, and better financial returns. So, how do facilities professionals make complex decisions about whether to replace or renovate aging buildings and infrastructure?