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Understanding the difference between predictive vs preventive maintenance

Which maintenance style is the best fit for your organization?.

The Cost Of Doing Nothing For The Built Environment

Determining the cost of change management and value creation in digital transformation of the built environment .

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What is the difference between Black box solutions and Switch?

Striking a balance between data interpretability and accuracy of black box models and the Switch solution.

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PropTech Megatrends: Factors Shaping Our Built Environment in 2022

As we move into the new year, Switch CEO Deb Noller highlights emerging PropTech industry megatrends, and we examine how these will impact our experience of the built world.

How Data-Driven Sustainability Increases Building Resilience and Profitability

Our solutions ensure compliance, resilience and transparency to navigate the new normal of uncertainty.

The Value of Green Financing for the Built World

With companies and governments making ambitious pledges at COP26, there has undoubtedly been a recent uptick around the climate risk narrative and drive towards sustainability as part of the ESG discourse.

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Inspiring Innovations in Green Building Architecture

One of the driving forces behind our work at Switch is decreasing the environmental impact of commercial buildings amid the climate crisis.

Leveraging RESET® for Healthy and Sustainable Buildings

In our introductory session of this three-part webinar series, Switch Automation Chief Operating Officer Derek Harnett and RESET® President Stanton Wong engage in a panel discussion on using the RESET data standard for measuring indoor air quality.

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Switch CFO transforms old dairy farm into natural habitat for endangered koalas | #SwitchItUpForGood

Switch CFO Suellen Thompson is planting thousands of trees to provide a habitat for the endangered koala population of New South Wales.

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A software Platform to enhance efficiency, transparency and coordination for your service contracts

Switch Dx³ offers ESCOs a new tool for transparency, monitoring and verification of project performance across the entire business portfolio.

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Switch @ CREtech: How data-driven sustainability increases building resilience and profitability

Switch participated in a virtual roundtable discussion at CRETech 2020 about how data-driven sustainability increases resilience and profitability.

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Earth Day 2020 : Reduced carbon usage in a time of global crisis

This month marks the 50th Earth Day, and to celebrate, we’re taking a look at how the ongoing lockdown has reduced carbon consumption around the world.

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Managing real estate in times of crisis: 3 reasons smart building technology is essential

Harnessing remote analysis, reporting and control, here are the top 3 reasons that smart building tech is absolutely crucial when disaster strikes.

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Managing real estate in times of crisis: ‘Why are all the lights on at 5am?’

Global crises demand streamlined operations as millions face hardship and property value comes under pressure.

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Switch HQ moves to The Alliance Center, doubling down on sustainability efforts

Switch Automation moves their Denver office headquarters into The Alliance Center.

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Switch named Solar Impulse Efficient Solution & industry “Leader” in Verdantix report

It's been an exciting month for Switch Automation with two prominent industry recognitions from independent research analyst Verdantix and the Solar Impulse Foundation.

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Understanding the personal and financial benefits of green certification

This final part of our green building certification series investigates the financial, organizational and occupant-related benefits of investing in green certification.

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Using smart building platforms to facilitate green certification

The right smart building platform supports green building certification, whether you’re embarking on retro-commissioning, continuous commissioning or certification interfacing.

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IBcon 2019: 7 talks you can’t afford to miss

Heading to Nashville for the biggest real estate conference of the year? Be sure to attend these 7 key IBcon 2019 sessions to make the most of your trip.

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IBcon 2019 Pre-conference: 9 must-attend events

Make the most of your time in Nashville by attending one of the IBcon 2019 pre-conference events.

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Achieving greater portfolio value with green certification

These days, a number of green certifications and programs exist, each with its own focus area and sustainability goals.

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GRESB data quality: Progress through platforms

The GRESB Data Quality Assessment is paving the path to digital facilities management for the CRE industry.

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International Women’s Day 2019: Celebrating by hiring!

An open letter to technology professionals on International Women's Day 2019 from Switch Automation CEO Deb Noller including open jobs at Switch!.

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.

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.

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.

Sustainability in the built environment: MI-3 fosters global innovation

A vibrant range of international thought leaders are about to descend on Malmö, Sweden.

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Sustainable waste management: 5 tips to promote an eco-friendly office

Following Earth Week 2018, we were inspired to investigate America’s waste management practices in the office.

Sustainable commuting: 5 key strategies to help your employees thrive

To honor Earth Day 2018, we decided to do some research into the average American's journey to the office and brainstorm ideas that visionary leaders can share to encourage employees to commute more sustainably.

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