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Brenna Buckwalter By Brenna Buckwalter • August 1, 2018

Moving Maintenance into the Future

With the daily deluge of emails hitting our inbox, occasionally, there's a diamond in the rough. Here, we rounded up our favorite articles that are *actually* worth the click-through. This week, we're reading articles focused on moving maintenance into the future. 

From BuildPulse, via Jes Ellacott from Fiix 

Flipping the script on how we talk about maintenance

“It is inconceivable to me that fixing that is not an investment with an extraordinarily high rate of return,” says Summers. It is inconceivable. And yet, despite knowing that prevention is cheaper and deferred maintenance is a massive debt burden, there is still very little incentive to maintain.

 

From Security Sales & Integration

4 Steps to Better Coordinate Building Automation Systems & Security

"Business leaders’ and organizations’ interaction with digital technology is growing exponentially. Its adoption and integration will continue to climb in the security industry and rapidly evolve around solutions that were impossible to comprehend just a few short years ago."

 

From Triple Pundit

Want More Smart Buildings? Amp Up the Collaboration

"“Smart technologies are defined by their interconnectedness,” points out a recent American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) report on smart building markets. The companies that buy and sell them, however, are defined by their disconnectedness."