Keeping Your Assets in Tip Top Health

Keeping Your Assets in Tip Top Health

At PointGuard we value three KPIs related to your building’s performance above all others. In a previous article, we spoke about managing energy savings using the insights gained from the powerful analytics offered by our automatic fault detection and diagnostics (AFDD) service, and its ability to unlock insights in your BMS data. You can read that article here.

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Remember to Switch the Lights Off When You Leave

Remember to Switch the Lights Off When You Leave

At PointGuard we set a lot of stock in KPIs, given our focus on transparency and business case data for energy efficiency projects. Our analytics platform can measure just about any KPI related to your building’s performance, but there are three KPIs that we value above all else. In our experience if you get these three things right then everything else, including return on investment, improves.

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Does your building management system pay its own way?

Does your building management system pay its own way?

It used to be the case that you couldn’t manage what you didn’t measure. But, in the past few years, thanks to the rapid development of sensor technology and the internet of things, we very rapidly gained the ability to measure anything and everything: how many steps we take; how long we sleep for; and even our hearts’ electrical activity thanks to the electrocardiogram capabilities of the latest Apple Watch.

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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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