Entries by crowdcomfort

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Crowdsourcing and how it can boost Occupant Morale

By crowdsourcing the people who use buildings, they can be built into a internal community, that generally improves overall conditions. However, there are some challenges to recognize.   As mentioned before, there are tangible—often financial—advantages to crowdsourcing feedback from your building’s Human Sensor Network. But, beyond the way these solutions immediately impact your bottom line, what […]

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The Costs of Comfort: How Much a Degree Will Run You

A single degree of temperature can build up the costs of your heating, and building operations, significantly? Learn “the three degree rule,” and learn the true cost of comfort.   With some really cold days upon us, there’s a lingering temptation for tenants to continuously pump up the temperature on your building’s thermostat. But, as […]

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Broadcasting Solutions vs. Building Solutions

The Instant Enterprise Economy offers people a way to instantly broadcast their opinions, but what about a way to instantly build solutions?   Applications, digital tools, social media, social networking, and similar platforms have created a way for people to instantly connect, and instantly complain. For example: Yelp, the controversial app Peeple, have the ability […]

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Buildings, their lifespans, and why they’re “Time-Tested”

Buildings are unique in that they decay, age, and most importantly, adapt over time. Why is that?   Buildings are like the human body—they emerge from construction full of promise and potential. And yet, over time, systems become a bit more rickety, slower to respond, and generally less efficient. In such circumstances, the facility manager […]

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CrowdComfort on 2016: New Year, Same Passion

  CrowdComfort is tremendously grateful for the support, enthusiasm, and results we’ve generated in 2015. It’s been a blockbuster year for us—in terms of getting to work with some of our country’s most influential companies—and we can’t wait to carry this success into 2016.   To this effect, we thought we’d share a brief, heartfelt explanation […]