CRE Tech Talks: Episode #9

Mark Handzel, VP of Regulatory Affairs & Director of HVAC Commercial Buildings at Xylem Inc., talks about a systems approach to total building design and operations with BEI SVP, Scott Sidman.

Building Engines, a provider of comprehensive web and mobile property management software for the commercial real estate industry, debuted the ninth episode of its podcast series, CRE Tech Talks. Titled “A Systems Approach to Total Building Design & Operations,” the latest podcast features Building Engines SVP Scott Sidman and Mark Handzel, VP of Regulatory Affairs & Director of HVAC Commercial Buildings at Xylem, Inc.

The pair discusses:

  • The current challenges for the built environment and new development
  • Energy and water regulations and where they’re coming from
  • “Total Systems Approach” – and how Xylem supports the CRE market in meeting current challenges
  • How Xylem & Bell Gossett are creating solutions using technology in their products and services
  • Where building operators should focus first
  • And much more!

Click here to listen or download the podcast, as well as get access to a written transcript and the “Top Takeaways to Apply Today.”

CRE Tech Talks aims to help busy CRE executives increase their technology IQ on a variety of commercial real estate trends and advancements so they can remain competitive and better prepare for the future. Each podcast will be available for download, as well as audio transcripts and a regular accompanying feature, “Top Takeaways to Apply Today.” You can access past episodes here.

About Building Engines
Building Engines supports innovative commercial real estate owners & managers with web & mobile property management software that creates the visibility & control needed for more profitable operations, happier tenants and an identifiable brand. For more information, visit:

About Scott Sidman
Scott Sidman has led Building Engines’ expansion efforts since 2004 and is an industry expert, writing and speaking regularly on the use of real estate technology to improve operations and management practices. He oversees marketing, corporate development, strategic client and partner relationships for the company.

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