3 Factors Driving Building Optimisation that CRE Should Reconsider

Jon Thompson

Head of Product Innovation

June 22, 2020

There is very little doubt surrounding the fundamental role that energy efficiency plays in the success of commercial real estate making a return once the world reaches somewhere close to normal. Whether you refer to it as sustainability, energy efficiency or building optimisation, the need for us all to ‘run buildings better’ is increasing exponentially.

There will be an understandable emphasis placed on healthy workplaces in the coming months but that can’t be at the expense of a building's buildings carbon footprint. Equally, businesses must do what they can to minimise excessive operational costs after months with little, or no revenue. With running costs associated with electricity, gas and water constituting up to 50% of a commercial building operating costs, efficiency measures are a viable cost-saving measure, but this can’t be at the expense of occupant well being. You see where I’m going with this…

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The three underlying driving factors of building optimisation are:


Air Quality Monitoring and Analytics in Buildings

October 11, 2019

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The increasing focus on Health & Wellbeing of building occupiers requires companies to consider how best to manage their workplace environment. Well-known benefits from healthy indoor environments include employee or occupant wellbeing and increased levels of productivity, among others.


BMS Data and Deep Building Analytics

Colin Ma

CEO

July 16, 2019

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As more partners and clients approach us about more pro-active means to monitor the efficiency of buildings, let's look at how data from building management systems (BMS) can serve as the foundation for analysing buildings in deeper and more insightful ways.


Future Proptech ... Past?!

Benjamin Kott

Founder & CEO of Fabriq

May 24, 2019

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Let me just put this on record: Proptech is an exciting space. I’m saying this as someone who’s spent the past 10+ years in it, hence longer than the term proptech itself has been in existence. Previously largely used to refer to online agencies, proptech today apparently encompasses some 7,000 startups (according to CBRE’s Thomas Herr) and goes well beyond making real estate transactions more efficient.


The 3 Things to Expect of IoT-driven Smart Building Management in 2019

Benjamin Kott

Founder & CEO of Fabriq

January 15, 2019

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Are you happy with how 2018 turned out?

At a global stage, the world certainly experienced its fair share of challenging events, from the mundane to the outrageous (let’s not get into the gory details here, you all know what and who we mean...). Back at Fabriq, however, it’s been our best year yet, and we’re looking forward to continuing on this trajectory into 2019 and beyond!


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