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Los Angeles Unified School District Improves Capacity Planning

PenBay Solutions, the leading developer of GIS-based facility management and public safety software, has been selected by the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) to configure and roll out a new InVision FM solution to streamline the process of their…

The Facilities Information Spatial Data Model Gains Its Debut Next Week

Geographic information systems (GIS) are technologies with many practical uses for facility managers. GIS allows users to view, understand, question,…

PenBay Solutions Launches InVision 1.5 at the Esri International User Conference

PenBay Solutions, the leading developer of GIS-based facility management and public safety software, is introducing InVision 1.5 in booth #F116 at the…

GISi Indoors Announces the Release of GeoMetri Point

GISi Indoors, a division of GISi, is announcing the release of their new analytics product, GeoMetri Point. The newest addition to the GeoMetri product line functions as a simple and inexpensive entry point for measuring location-based analytics. Setup is…

Driving Public Awareness of Green Buildings

Through a partnership with the MIT Climate CoLab contest, the WorldGBC seeks your ideas to create public demand for green buildings that can meet the values of the occupants and empower the public to enter the conversation of how buildings are designed and…

Building Envelope Pioneer William Rose Delivers Keynote at 9th Annual North American Passive House Conference

June 16, 2014 - in Announcement, Facility Management

Passive House Institute US (PHIUS) announced today that William Rose, pioneering building scientist, will deliver the keynote address at the 9th Annual North American Passive House Conference in San Francisco, during the opening plenary on Friday, September…

Apple’s Core Location Feature Gets an Upgrade in iOS 8, Enabling Indoor Positioning

June 8, 2014 - in Facility Management, Sensors

In iOS 8, Apple is adding some new Core Location features that let app developers get precise indoor positioning data from an iOS device’s sensors and it’s even letting venues contribute by signing-up to get help enabling indoor positioning. The feature…

CSA Group and Canada Green Building Council Form Alliance to Support Sustainable Building Product Practices

CSA Group, a leading global provider of standards development and testing and certification services, and Canada Green Building Council, a national organization of industry leaders advancing green building and sustainable development practices in Canada since…

AMEC Commits to Long Term Global Deployment of AVEVA Software Solutions

AVEVA and AMEC today announced their signing of a new five-year global agreement for the supply of AVEVA software for engineering, design and information management. This latest agreement extends a single global contract that provides access for all of AMEC’s…

Mapping Out Interiors

May 19, 2014 - in Facility Management

Sure, that’s your office cubicle. Your corner store. Maybe even the layout of your furniture in your living room. But that doesn’t mean that soon we won’t all be peering at it, too. That is because two trends, location technology and crowdsourcing, may…