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

What Happens When a University Gives its Members the Power to Report Issues from their Phones?


CrowdComfort launched at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt) on September 1st, coordinating with the start of the new school year. MassArt, a member of the Colleges of the Fenway, is the nation’s first and only publicly funded freestanding college of art and design with over 2,000 students enrolled in undergraduate, graduate and continuing education courses. MassArt administrators are always looking for new and innovative ways to improve service levels, lower operational costs, and creatively engage the students and faculty.


What happens when a university gives all staff, faculty, and students the power to report maintenance issues directly from their smartphones?

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Announcing Another CrowdComfort Deployment….at T3 Advisors!!

Conference Room equipped with CrowdComfort geo-sensor

CrowdComfort is excited to announce its newest deployment at the Global headquarters of T3 Advisors in their Innovation Studio. T3 Advisors is a leader in real estate advisory services with customers that include LinkedIn, HubSpot, and Autodesk.


The company prides itself on providing unbiased advocacy and a high level of personal touch, helping companies identify real estate solutions that best fit their culture and growth trajectory. Additionally, they leverage their technical expertise to advise clients on new technology solutions, which is why they’re enthusiastic about CrowdComfort. Read more

CrowdComfort Launches at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)


CrowdComfort is excited to announce a pilot launch at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) HQ in Washington D.C. USGBC created the LEED green building certification system and is a leader in advancing the green building movement through its support of new technologies in energy efficiency and sustainability. CrowdComfort offers building owners, operators and occupants a new and powerful way to share information about comfort, maintenance and safety issues with an easy to use smart device application.  Read more