Understanding the personal and financial benefits of green certification
To provide a deeper understanding of green building certification, the first post in this series highlighted the certification ...
Smarter office, better 9 to 5: Navigant White Paper
How many hours per day do you realistically spend in your office? 9-5, Monday through Friday? If you’re anything like us, it might be a heck of a lot more than that. We spend a lot of time at the office. And so we’re really interested in the conversation around smart offices–after all, office building comfort […]
The 5 biggest smart tech breakthroughs of 2015
Since the early days of Switch Automation, our team has been obsessed with tech innovation. Talking to our friends in the industry, we compiled a list of the top 5 tech breakthroughs in the last year that we think have the potential to revolutionize building performance and facilities management. 1. Clear Solar Panels While the […]
Learning, leveraging and leading: The Switch 2015 recap
We're proud to present the Switch 2015 recap, detailing a year of customer, industry and team growth.
Why Switch is stoked about what COP 21 means for smart buildings
The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris (COP21) was the setting for a momentous occasion, with nearly 195 countries and 150 world leaders converging to get real about climate change. The COP 21 conference is the 21st annual meeting for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) with the goal to […]
Cybersecurity in smart buildings – A Frost & Sullivan collaboration
Cybersecurity in smart buildings is absolutely critical. But it’s actually not that complicated. People have been connecting really mission critical things–things like wind turbines, MRI machines and trains– to the internet for years. And we actually work with some of the world’s largest risk mitigation companies who, in fact, connect their ATMs to the internet. […]
#SwitchTalks: the evoluion of BMS with Mike Smith
In the first installment of #SwitchTalks, we spoke with Mike Smith about the evolution of BMS during his 10+ years with Forest City’s Building Technology Services Group.
Connected devices: En-‘lightening’ at Microsoft Ignite
Our CEO was recently invited to present at Microsoft Ignite AU and given five minutes to ‘enlighten’ a brilliant group of tech-minded folks. For those of you who wern’t able to join, here’s how it went.