Social platform provides members of the industry a professional space to connect
November 19, 2015
BuildBoom, a construction social network has officially launched its public invitation beta with a general public date of Nov. 25, 2015. The social platform is designed to provide members of the industry a professional space to connect and create communities around projects.
Enables technicians to engage in live visual interactions with staff experts
November 17, 2015
SightCall and ServiceMax have extended their partnership with the announcement of SightCall Visual Service™ for ServiceMax, which the companies said provides field technicians with the ability to share field issues and get remote guidance with live video, picture sharing, annotations, and co-browsing technical documentation.
GPS keeps transforming, evolving from the clunky receivers that had to be hardwired into every truck to tiny plug-and-play devices and mobile apps that provide a multitude of data that can help contractors manage their businesses more effectively.
HVAC and space utilization apps bring personalized insights for better building efficiency
November 5, 2015
Enlighted Inc., a provider of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for commercial buildings, has announced the launch of two web applications: Enlighted Aire, a tool that provides demand-driven HVAC control, and Enlighted Space, a tool that provides visualization and reporting of building utilization.
When you’re traveling and check into a hotel, you expect the room will be clean, reasonably quiet, and — most of all — comfortable. Multiply those expectations by the millions of travelers staying in hotel rooms across the country each day, and you can see why the hospitality industry faces some unique challenges.
From building automation systems, chillers, compressors, temperature control valves, and more, here’s a look at some of the equipment commercial contractors working in this sector may want to consider.
Tracks high-value portable assets such as generators, pumps, or trailers towed behind a service vehicle
October 30, 2015
Trimble has announced the launch of Trimble® Asset Tracking, an enhancement to its fleet management portfolio that enables field service organizations operating high-value portable assets, such as generators, pumps, or trailers towed behind a service vehicle, to better track and manage asset performance.
Enables building professionals to reduce first costs and improve energy efficiency while improving IAQ
October 26, 2015
Plasma Air International has announced the release of its PlasmaSoft 2.0 IAQ Procedure Software, said to be the first web-based program of its kind that supports the use of the ASHRAE Standard 62.1 IAQ procedure.