ZIA for Buildings Guiding Principles Document Management

Our approach is built on the old adage "You can't manage what you can't measure".

Guiding Principles from Your Desktop

ZIA for Buildings Guiding Principles (GP) Document Management Tools  are web-based applications that support documentation for Guiding Principles at both the individual building and portfolio levels. The ZIA approach reduces duplication of tasks, builds in consistency of data and tracks progress of sustainable initiatives. ZIA has developed Document Management Tools to support the Facilities Management (FM) community implement a successful Sustainable High Performance Program for their facility.

ZIA for Buildings was designed to align with how facilities are managed on a day-to-day basis and to help facilities managers identify, create, and maintain their sustainability best practices.

Because ZIA for Buildings is a Web-based tool, your team’s data is easily accessed from any computer with a current Web browser.

ZIA is also an ENERGY STAR Web Service provider and will coordinate all energy and utility data with Energy Star Portfolio Manager for your team. ZIA maps your data to both Energy Star; saving your team precious time and ensuring data integrity. Whether LEED certification is a goal or if your ultimate goal is simply to reduce the impact your facility has on the environment, ZIA for Buildings is designed for the user who wants to incrementally improve their facility to meet industry best practices.

Benefits:

  • Includes sample policies, surveys, and calculators, as well as task reminders, and alerts about opportunities to elevate your practices.
  • Tasking tools allow managers to easily delegate tasks to the most appropriate team member, allowing them to input first-hand data on a daily basis, and to share that data with the rest of the team.
  • Sample materials and tips provide insight into sustainable facilities practices from industry experts, as well as specific guidance from your building program.
  • Customizable, allowing you to improve your sustainability practices as is appropriate to your facility and allows you to choose the initiatives that meet your goals and objectives.
  • Because ZIA for Buildings is a web-based software as a service, there is no need to buy and load software to individual users’ computers or servers, and there are no fees for user licenses or software upgrades.