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Features of a Digital Planning Twin

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River Logic’s VP of Strategy, Aaron Berg, discusses the beneficial features of their own Digital Planning Twin. Digital Planning Twins offer a comprehensive view of business operations, combining high fidelity representations of the value chain, including both operational and financial components. The consideration of financial impacts and profitability is a crucial aspect, guiding strategic…

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An Energy-Efficient Building Will Help Companies Earn Some Major Tax Incentives

The evolving landscape of energy efficiency and tax incentives holds tremendous promise and challenge for industries ranging from real estate to HVAC. As governments increase the value of deductions for energy-efficient upgrades and extend the opportunities to more sectors including nonprofits, businesses are gaining traction in adopting green initiatives.  However, the complex nature of…

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Building Management
InTouch with ENTOUCH: The Cost of Inaction and Inertia

Maximizing ROI is the goal for every organization, but what is the cost associated with inaction? That’s the question Tyler Kern posed to Jon Bolen, CEO of ENTOUCH. Bolen said that over time, the cost of inaction and inertia begins piling up. Those are areas well studied in terms of the environment and social justice,…

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Building Management
Sustainability Highlights 2021’s BOMA

With things opening back up and live events back in gear, MarketScale sent Adam Mills to this year’s Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International, which has been the leading trade association for commercial real estate professionals for more than 100 years. This year the energy was high because everyone was excited to be…

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Building Management
How Can You Ensure Long Term Safety and Hygiene in Your Facility?

The world stepped up its attention to health, wellness and hygiene in response to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, even with reopening progressing, expectations surrounding cleanliness and safety remain higher than ever before. That means that, particularly in high-touch spaces like schools and daycares and among workers coming into close contact, facilities need…

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Business Services
What Are the Biggest Unknown Risks in Real Estate?

On this episode of Weaver Beyond the Numbers, Real Estate Edition, Howard Altshuler, Partner-in-Charge, Real Estate Services for Weaver and Rob Nowak, Partner, Tax Services for Weaver were joined by Andy Freundlich, Partner, Assurance Services for Weaver for a lively discussion on risk assessment and management in real estate. “This last year has been amazing…

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Wi-Fi 6E Begins Rollout, Ushering in New Functionality

Wi-Fi 6E, the biggest upgrade to the technology in decades, is on the horizon. This new era of Wi-Fi technology is possible thanks to an expansion of wireless airwaves for consumer technology, which were made accessible by the FCC early in 2020, and smartphones, laptops, PCs and more will likely include the functionality as 6E…

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Breaking the Cycle and Inspiring Others
July 23, 2024

Nowadays, the traditional path to education is being questioned more than ever and there are numerous stories that provide a beacon of hope for those considering alternative routes. As the number of adults without a high school diploma reaches nearly 22 million in the United States, the importance of understanding and embracing non-traditional education…

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School Safety and Regulatory Compliance
Approaching Safety and Regulatory Compliance with Intent and Purpose
July 23, 2024

In this episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with special guest, Carrie Mockler, the Vice President of Operations at PublicSchoolWORKS, a Raptor Technologies company. PublicSchoolWORKS is a fully automated, all-in-one learning management system for online training for school staff and a comprehensive risk management program. Key Takeaways: •…

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The Power of Self-Compassion in Leadership and Cognitive Diversity Can Transform Workplaces
July 23, 2024

Mental health and a sense of belonging are critical issues in today’s workplaces. So much that it is essential to practice self-compassion and form a better understanding of cognitive diversity. Leaders today must navigate the complexities of fostering connection and reducing isolation among their teams. Recent studies indicate that 40 percent of employees feel…

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Passion, Nature, and Fine Art Photography with Knox Kronenberg
July 23, 2024

In the ever-evolving world of fine art photography, capturing the intersection of the old and the new is both a challenge and an art form in itself. Knox Kronenberg, a prominent photographer based in Austin, Texas, embodies this intersection through his work, which uniquely blends historical elements with modern contexts. As technology advances and…

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Colliers International and Fortis Warranty Enter into Roofing Partnership
December 9, 2020

Fortis Warranty, a leading provider of proprietary roof reconditioning and warranty/performance guarantees on existing commercial low slope roofs, has announced the formation of a new National Roofing Partnership with Colliers International. As the company’s primary roofing partner, Fortis will coordinate with Colliers’ National Contractor Vendors to provide meticulous roof reconditioning to prolong the lifespan of…

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What Should Building Managers Do If COVID Doesn’t Go Away?
December 1, 2020

We all want the coronavirus to go away and for COVID-19, social distancing and everything that goes with it to be remembered as a horrible part of a weird year. There are some encouraging signs, with Pfizer announcing promising news about a vaccine candidate and other medical companies making progress. But what if the…

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Position Imaging Brings Secure 24/7, Contactless Package Pick Up To Residents At The Dime
November 19, 2020

STRATHAM, NH – November 17, 2020  – Position Imaging, Inc, a pioneer in logistics fulfillment and asset tracking, today announced that The Dime, a 23-story mixed-use building at 209 Havemeyer Street in South Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York has selected its Smart Package Room. The intuitive package management system leverages unique computer vision technology to track packages and ensure secure resident…

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Rethinking the Workspace
November 16, 2020

The design of office space has been evolving since the beginning of the cubicle. In recent years, the push has been to create open space offices to nurture collaboration. Those open spaces now seem unfeasible in a post-COVID world. As workers return to the office, what will the future of workspaces look like? John…

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How to Preserve Innovation and Collaboration in the Office
August 3, 2020

We got John Whitley of Landmark Spaces, a real estate company that operates 46 office buildings across England and Scotland, on the line to talk about how his company has prepared for the re-introduction of the workforce to the office space. John explained that one of the most important things was communicating with their…

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Will Ultraviolet Light Be Part of the New Cleaning Standard?
July 27, 2020

Justin Low, CEO of Finsen Light, joined us to talk about his company and the challenges of conventional cleaning methods in the face of the pandemic. According to Justin, liquid cleaners are prone to gaps of human error through repetition. Finsen light looks to bring UV-C sterilization technology to fill in those gaps for…

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Can Copper on High-Touch Surfaces Help in the Fight Against COVID?
July 23, 2020

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, technological ingenuity is emerging at the forefront of the battle against the spread of disease. Trent Kelly from Copper Clean joined us to discuss how copper can be repurposed as a frontline defense. According to Kelly, copper has a long history of being used for its anti-bacterial…

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Scale with Sergio: Opening a New Manufacturing Facility Isn’t Easy
July 16, 2020

No matter how much experience or expertise a manufacturing company has, expanding operations is never easy. Even if they’ve done it before. Javier Gallegos, General Manager for Trans-Matic Precision Metal, shared the company’s journey in opening a new facility in Monterrey, Mexico. Powered by RedCircle   Trans-Matic specialized metal stamping capabilities required additional support. They had…

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How to Become a Changemaker: Straight Outta Crumpton
June 4, 2020

Straight Outta Crumpton with Greg Crumpton focuses on the ways that building relationships is valuable both in business and in life. Change is hard, but today’s guest Gwen Smothers has been a trailblazer in facilitating it. As the business systems manager of Piedmont Service Group, a technical facility and energy-efficient solutions company in Raleigh, NC,…

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