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Intuitive smart building app integrates with the Switch Platform, enabling real-time facilities management on-the-go

DENVER, CO, Aug. 30, 2018 – Switch Automation, an enterprise software as a service (SaaS) company, launched a new smart building app designed to help facilities professionals optimize building performance in real-time, from the field. The Switch Automation App extends the power of the Switch Platform beyond the desktop with features like prioritized mobile alerts, task assignment, cross-team chat and image uploads. The Switch Automation App is now available for Switch Platform customers via Android and iOS.

Using the Switch Automation App, facilities managers can:
Receive prioritized alerts about critical building issues
View alert details and sensor trends to inform timely maintenance decisions
Collaborate with colleagues via one on one and group conversations
Assign tasks to team members and communicate progress in real-time
Document findings and validate repairs by uploading pictures of building systems and equipment from the field
Resolve issues on-the-go to keep their entire team informed of the latest portfolio improvements

“We’re not just creating technology to help people operate buildings better,” said Deb Noller, CEO of Switch Automation. “We’re ushering in the next generation of technology-enabled facilities management. Fortunately, our customers understand that today’s differentiation is tomorrow’s best practice. They know this change won’t happen overnight, but by giving their teams tools like the Switch App, they’re empowering them to be more autonomous and productive.”

Optimize facility management with remote building performance insights
The mobile app is a key element of Switch Automation’s strategy to create an entirely new category of smart facilities management. By giving users the ability to remotely optimize building performance, the app prevents time consuming bottlenecks while enabling transparent portfolio management and collaboration in real-time. “Facilities professionals are a valuable resource and are often juggling competing priorities. They need the ability to identify and rectify building issues right when they happen,” said Dennis Krieger, Director of Engineering Services at Switch Automation. “With the Switch Automation App in their pocket, they’ll never miss a critical alert and can communicate with their teams and vendors to solve problems before tenants are affected.”

Reliable Controls The Switch Automation App is designed for current Switch Platform customers. The app is available for download in the Apple App Store or on Google Play. Learn more at

About Switch Automation
Switch Automation’s scalable smart building platform aggregates disjointed building data in a secure, cloud-based global framework and synthesizes it into actionable insights. Configurable dashboards provide a single interface where facility management professionals from the field to the C-suite can understand building performance, employ fault detection and diagnostics, and execute real-time control and command across all sites, systems and equipment. The Switch Automation App allows site teams to prioritize and action service tasks from the palm of their hand, saving valuable time and resources. 

Switch Automation is headquartered in San Francisco, California, and serves North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information about Switch Automation, please visit


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