Jump-Starting Success at the Boston Cleanweb Hackathon

Our friends over at the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center just put together a great article that tells a bit more about CrowdComfort’s origins and the wonderful support we’ve received from the MA cleantech community. Check it out!

Sasaki Associates Better Connects Employees & Property Owners

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Sasaki Associates is piloting a new way to manage the built environment at their headquarters in Watertown. As an architectural firm, Sasaki understands the importance of innovation in every stage of development, from the early stages of planning and design all the way to implementation and management.  CrowdComfort was a natural partner to help Sasaki better connect employees and property owners in the spaces they inhabit and manage. Read more

How the “Internet of Things” is Changing Facility Management

Excellent insight from our CEO/Co-Founder Eric Graham, originally posted in Automated Buildings:

 Our most reliable source of information around facilities is the occupants themselves

Managing buildings today is getting increasingly complex. With space at a premium, increased utility costs, and higher occupant expectations, facility managers are under pressure to manage buildings more efficiently than ever before. With the rise in device connectivity and consumer-facing feedback applications like Waze, Yelp, Foursquare, Facebook, Google+, and Glass Door, occupants expect to be more involved in the way their buildings are run.  Now accustomed to instantaneous feedback, they want to know that their reports are being addressed in real-time. Read more