Four in ten Dutch offices do not yet have an energy label C or higher, as is required by law next year. At the current pace, a significant proportion of the offices will not meet the requirement next year either.learn more
With a growing tenant demand for more flexible spaces and a legal push from governments for ESG reporting, it’s become increasingly challenging to decide what’s next. Should you consolidate, diversify or optimise?learn more
As a property developer, you’re constantly on the lookout for ways to demonstrate your buildingʼs value and performance. Our whitepaper offers some fresh ideas on how to adapt your building while offering your tenants an inspiring environment.learn more
Our latest addition to the team is Francesco Ciavolino, he’s joined as a Customer Success Manager and brings along a very unique background.learn more
The 6th annual edition of KPMG’s Real Estate Innovations Overview has just been released. It features hello energy as one of the platforms that improve the connectivity between stakeholders.learn more
The work of our customer success department is a balancing act between ensuring our users experience a smooth software onboarding, while continuously digging deeper to find out current and future needs. Myrte has got both the analytical skills as well as the empathetic ear to help customers in getting the most value out of hello energy.learn more
There’s a growing interest in green building certifications and making buildings more sustainable. A study by PwC shows that automation and smart software could help property managers and real estate investment funds Paris-proof their building portfolio.
As a software solution that helps connect and engage real estate owners in sustainability, we’re constantly evolving our features so that our customers can create energy-positive buildings. Sameer Chourasia is a data scientist at hello energy who is committed to improving our features with his sharp analytical skills.learn more
hello energy is scaling up rapidly. Serving over customers worldwide and continuously increasing the features of our products, requires that we keep on our toes and prepare for future capabilities. That’s why we’ve been working on scaling up our development process, as well as moving our infrastructure to the cloud with Amazon Web Services (AWS).learn more
Read CEO Benno Schwarz’ thoughts on the need for engagement in 2021.learn more
To run a sustainable portfolio and get all the energy reduction benefits, you will need to combine good data coverage and quality stakeholder engagement. Not combining those is a waste of investment money.
For this whitepaper, we interviewed experts Sarah Ratcliffe (Better Buildings Partnership) and Luc van de Boom (Cooltree) about their views on data coverage and stakeholder engagement.learn more
Read more about how the concept of the circle of blame is holding back the real estate sector and which alternatives are being developed. Leveraging on input from experts from the real estate industry, we examine these new perspectives and how these can be translated into a shared interest for all parties in the sector.learn more
The latest content update issued by hello energy will help ease the transition back to work, hotels and schools as we emerge from lockdown. Our informative and upbeat content will ensure everyone on your premises knows how to safely and efficiently use the available spaces.learn more
Dennis van der Stoop is Head of Technical Management at listed commercial property investor NSI. He and his team work on issues such as increasing sustainability by improving installations and adapting the building envelope.learn more
Avignon Capital, the European property investment and asset management firm, has invested into energy efficiency by installing hello energy at its Danzigerkade building located in Amsterdam.Read Avignon's press release
Recent years have witnessed an increased focus on the health aspects of buildings. Especially those used for working have been improved, such as offices and distribution centres. Now the time has come to do the same for the health of residential buildings and Dutch rental agency Vesteda is leading the way: its Aan de Rijn apartment complex will be the first WELL-certified occupied residential building in the world.
Would you like to know more about Vesteda’s Aan de Rijn? Or about WELL? Please e-mail us at email@example.com so we can tell you all about it.learn more
Walk into the Syntrus Achmea lobby and the first thing you see is a screen with a wide range of useful information, including the yield of the solar panels, bus departure times and even details of Friday’s social event. Together we have developed dashboard screens for buildings such as Willemspoort. The experience of residents and visitors to the building is instantly enhanced!learn more
Almost everyone in real estate is either considering investing in energy efficiency or actively doing it. An alarming few, however, succeed in communicating their efforts and achievements to their stakeholders: tenants, visitors, and the public at large. We at hello energy have what you need to really ‘do good and tell about it’.learn more
Do you have an accurate picture of what your building’s impact looks like? Martin Sanchez Locreille spoke to key stakeholders in real estate and discovered 4 main hurdles to understanding your building’s performance.learn more
hello energy has been selected as one of the 16 finalists among nearly 80 applicants for the Decarbonize Real Estate Challenge. We will present our solution live during the ‘Final showcase event’ in Frankfurt on November 25.learn more
Covid has changed the status quo; we all know that the workplace is about to change. But how will that affect real estate? In this blog, we’ll discuss a key trend from our latest whitepaper, ‘The Office Reimagined’: how to create a hybrid service hub that turns the office into a customer-centric place.learn more
Climate change is no longer a thing of the future; it is here and now. With the release of the IPCC’s 6th Assessment Report, it is clear that action can wait no longer. How can real estate chip in?
Offices aren’t the first places that come to mind when you’re thinking of buying sustainable consumer brands or helping you to recycle or repurpose your used goods. Luckily, Mökki is here to change all that. They want to turn office spaces into more exciting, socially impactful places by opening circular relay (parcel pickup) points within office buildings. Tamara Brisk, CEO of Mökki, shares her ideas on this innovative approach of an office-retail hybrid space.learn more
This month, the Responsible Property Management Toolkit was launched. It’s a comprehensive practical guide to best practice in responsible property management for asset, property and facilities managers. The toolkit is a joint initiative of the Better Buildings Partnership & Managing Agents Partnership.learn more
The pressure is on to go Paris-proof by 2050. But how are real estate companies ensuring they will get there in time? We’ve identified three important aspects to meet your sustainability goals and to turn your stakeholders into sustainability ambassadors for impact.
Real estate has a significant negative impact on greenhouse gas emissions. Did you know that emissions from commercial buildings are most influenced by tenants? Green leases are a new form of managing buildings, meant to solidify commitment between building owners and tenants to sustainability goals and improve the building’s social value and performance.learn more
Sustainable goals can only be achieved when you’re working together, but you don’t want to bite off more than you can chew. Especially on those typically ‘manic Mondays’. It turns out though, that Mondays are the perfect moment to change habits.learn more
Check out the sneak preview of our upcoming product feature!learn more
As you already know, hello energy was selected by Techleap as one of the eleven most promising Dutch tech scale-ups of the year. We have joined the RISE-program ‘flattening the climate curve’. But what does that mean? Read on to find out more.learn more
In our whitepaper, we described four categories of measures that help turn a circle of blame into a shared aim. There are many ways to skin a cat. In this case study, we will focus on Spaces. What measures were used to get to shared aim?learn more
While obviously taking all necessary precautions for our clients and ourselves, hello energy is continuing to work apace during the Covid-19 outbreak. These are strange times indeed but we are striving to make the best of them. Here’s what that means in practice…learn more
In cooperation with hello energy Triodos Bank has implemented an integrated tool that provides real time insight into the energy and sustainability performance of its new office in Driebergen-Rijsenburg (NL). Thanks to hello energy, Triodos can now share the story of its facilities in an accessible way, simultaneously involving employees and visitors in the bank’s sustainability ambitions.learn more
Great news: we’re nominated for the MIPIM Startup Competition! In a few days, we’ll be pitching hello energy at the MIPIM Proptech Europe fair in Paris.Find out more
Since the start of our partnership, the annual energy consumption in Zuidpark has fallen by more than a quarter. And we don’t plan to stop there! By spelling out energy challenges, we will encourage tenants to be even more environmentally conscious about their energy use.learn more
Slowly but surely, real estate giants are seeing the light and seeking out the benefits of proptech – innovative technologies that are specifically focused on the real estate sector. One of the most influential people in this field is Wouter Truffino, an international speaker known for his expertise in proptech, his bright orange braces and much more besides.learn more
Real estate influences its users’ health tremendously. If anyone knows, it is Timo van Vliet. He’s a WELL-expert (“Accredited Professional”), WELL-inspirator and technical consultant at M3E. Two-and-a-half years ago Timo became an Accredited Professional. He registered the Netherlands’ first WELL-accredited building. Since a few months, he’s a member of the WELL Faculty. Its members play an important role in spreading knowledge by speaking at seminars and instructing the right people.learn more