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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Does Your Building Pass the Comfort Test?

Does Your Building Pass the Comfort Test?

We care about comfort. It has been one of our key indicators of performance for years. As one of our key metrics in our Performance Analytics, the Comfort Score is a measure of accuracy of the desired temperature performance of the building mechanical systems.

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We Play to Win. For You

We Play to Win. For You

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 real and fun; keep on learning and giving; keep our promises and our mission; and of course, we play to win.

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Get Your Building Started Off on the Right Foot

Get Your Building Started Off on the Right Foot

Capitol Towers I was a premier project. Ownership hired and deployed the best talent to design, build and operate this new class-A tower. But the property managers aimed to continue to improve upon their success and solve any potential issues during the warranty phase.

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Is The Fox in Your Analytics Henhouse?

Is The Fox in Your Analytics Henhouse?

It is a wise warning that we often forget. Where do your building analytics come from…a trusted, independent source, or is the fox in the henhouse? Many building owners and facility teams may unwittingly be putting a fox in their building performance data as more equipment and service vendors offer analytics as a tacked on service. Before you accept their claims, here are a few questions to ask yourself.

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