Reflections on CREtech Venture Conference

Reflections on CREtech Venture Conference

The PointGuard team made up of me (Shannon Smith), and our Chief Engineer, Derek McGarry recently exhibited at the leading event for content and connectivity in commercial real estate, the CREtech Venture Conference in New York City.

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Q&A with Shannon Smith, CEO of PointGuard

Q&A with Shannon Smith, CEO of PointGuard

Recently, we announced the launch of PointGuard, the rebranded analytics arm of our parent company, Abundant Power. Sit down with our CEO, Shannon Smith, and get to know a little bit more about the company, our rebrand, and our goals for 2019 and beyond.

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What Happened to My ENERGY STAR Score?

What Happened to My ENERGY STAR Score?

The time has come. The U.S. government is updating ENERGY STAR scoring, which will cause most property’s scores to go down. Commercial buildings will see a drop in their ENERGY STAR score when the changes go into effect next Monday, August 26.

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Changing of the Guard

Changing of the Guard

No one stays in the same place forever. For many reasons, personal or professional, facility managers, asset managers and property managers will move on to the next job, next level or next building.

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Grab a Bucket

Grab a Bucket

At PointGuard, our company values are at the core of everything we do. We keep them every day - with our team, our families, our customers and ourselves. We keep it fun,real and play to win; keep on learning; keep our promises and our mission; and of course, we keep on giving.

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Does Your Building Data Fit?

Does Your Building Data Fit?

The operating needs of buildings and the people who occupy them change every day. Building analytics produce the best results when experienced, knowledgeable people can accurately analyze data to maximize ROI.

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The Millennial Gap

The Millennial Gap

As of 2018, 85 percent of facility managers (FM) were Baby Boomers or Gen-Xers. However, by 2020, 75 percent of the workforce will be Millennials or younger. This creates a problem. As FMs began to retire in the coming years, it will be up to Millennials to take their place. But as of now, they are not.

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Let's Be Real

Let's Be Real

At PointGuard, our company values are at the core of everything we do. We keep them every day - with our team, our families, our customers and ourselves. We keep it fun and play to win; keep on giving and learning; keep our promises and our mission; and of course, we keep it real.

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Realcomm | IBcon 2018 - Beyond Energy

Realcomm | IBcon 2018 - Beyond Energy

We are on our way back from what was a record crowd attending Realcomm | IBcon in Las Vegas. We launched our new service, The Comfort Test, and saw old friends and made new relationships. Here are some thoughts on the event from PointGuard's CEO Shannon Smith:

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