Using smart building platforms to facilitate green certification
There are lots of reasons to pursue green certifications for your buildings: reducing environmental impact, tenant attraction and ...
IT and OT convergence yields smarter buildings
In this post we revisit one of our favorite sessions of IBCon 2018, highlighting IT and OT convergence through the eyes of two visionary leaders at Oxford Properties.
IBCon 2018 Highlights: 20 years of progress, now what?
The Switch team returned from IBCon 2018, a cornerstone gathering of the commercial and corporate real estate, facilities and technology industries, with fresh insights and fond memories. Read the recap to see what's in store for our industry's future.
Switch @ Panasonic CityNOW, A Denver Smart City Project
Switch was recently invited to attend Panasonic CityNOW, a visionary smart city project from the Japanese electronics corporation in partnership with the City of Denver.
IBCon 2018 Insiders’ Guide: 8 ways to accelerate your smart building journey
From exclusive happy hours to pre-conference workshops, check out 8 tips to maximize the IBCon 2018 experience.
3 key startup insights for Mission Innovation leaders
This Mission Innovation group is filled with powerful government representatives; brilliant in their fields but, sadly, accustomed to electoral cycles, negotiation and lobbying. All are roadblocks that hinder expedient progress. Here are 3 startup insights for Mission Innovation participants.
Overcoming innovation challenges: MI-3 day two highlights
Mission Innovation 3 kicked off with Bertrand Piccard, a Swiss psychiatrist and balloonist who was among the first to complete a non-stop balloon flight around the globe. During his keynote, he spoke about what drove him to pursue his dream and the way innovation challenges him to think beyond conventional wisdom.
Global clean energy innovation: Reflections from Switch’s CEO on MI-3 day one
Switch CEO, Deb Noller, is in Malmö, Sweden this week to participate in global clean energy discussions with some of the most respected minds in the world. Here she shares some history and her reflections from the first day of Mission Innovation 3.
Sustainability in the built environment: MI-3 fosters global innovation
A vibrant range of international thought leaders are about to descend on Malmö, Sweden. In less than a week, Mission Innovation-3 (MI-3) will shine a spotlight on sustainability in the built environment.