Building Automation Systems

Bluerithm’s Fully Integrated Schedule Tool

We built the schedule tool in Bluerithm from the ground up – it’s completely custom and fully integrated into your projects. And it even works across multiple projects where you can combine any number of them together to have a global view of everything that’s going on with your portfolio, regional offices / branches, customers, and teams. … Read More

Kattera’s Failure and the Future of Property Design and Construction

Katerra might have crashed and burned, but “pioneers are oftentimes the losers. Then the other guys come behind it and figure out what they did wrong.” Disrupting existing supply chain models and novel pre-fabrication approaches are just examples of innovation … Read More

What is Substantial Completion?

In this video Andrew Martin from BlueRithm is interviewed by Thomas Stuenkel (CEO of Swiss Commissioning). Andrew answers the question “What is Substantial Completion?”.

BlueRithm Free for COVID-19 Response Projects

Fast-track projects for hospital re-purposing, temporary facilities, and accelerated existing projects are underway around the world to ramp up hospital bed capacity for patients sick with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). We have made BlueRithm free for these projects. Despite their … Read More

Commissioning Software: How to Roll it Out in Your Organization

Commissioning Software How to Roll it Out in Your Organization (Also see our related article on selecting a commissioning software platform) The following are suggestions based on industry best practices and our experience. Not everything will apply to your organization, … Read More

Rework: A Great Read on Running a Smart, Nimble Business in the 21st Century

My First Review I haven’t ever written a review of a book before, but I thought there was enough universally useful information in this one that I wanted to share my thoughts. Why I Think this Book, and Others Like … Read More

Building Automation System Projects: 9 Things to Improve the Success of Your Projects

Download a PDF of this Article Building automation systems (BAS) work is unique among construction disciplines, and even among other building technologies and systems. Building automation systems control critical, large, and energy-intensive machines such as air handling units, central heating … Read More

BlueRithm – What’s With our Name?

BlueRithm: Not Blue Rythm, Blue Rhythm, or Blue Rithm People often ask about our unique name and where it came from, so we wanted to elaborate on that a little. First of all, and most importantly, we want to be … Read More

Your Unique Position as a Systems Integrator

You’re Used to This If you’re a SCADA integrator, building automation systems contractor, or other technology system contractor working within construction events, it goes without saying that your projects usually come with a dose of stress and anxiety. A common … Read More

Status Meetings are Eating Your Profits

Those of us who have worked in the construction industry for any length of time know that project status meetings are something of a sacred ritual. They’re recurring, persistent, often contentious, and grossly unproductive. This isn’t a direct shot at … Read More