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How-To Guide: Linking Accounts and Buildings from Separate Service Providers

Do you use different BuildingReports Members for your various fire and life safety system inspections and reporting? Or, do you manage numerous building(s) serviced by different providers? If so, there is now a way to consolidate all of your reports under any account login.

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Inspector's Boot Camp Basic Fire Alarm Training 2016 Schedule Announced

Inspector's Boot Camp, a leading training resource for the Fire and Life Safety industry, has announced 2016 dates for its week-long Basic Fire Alarm Inspection Training in Aiken, SC:

  • March 13-18, 2016
  • May 22-17, 2016
  • November 6-11, 2016
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New Account Manager Role Improves Field Service, Increases Security

BuildingReports is pleased to introduce an addition to the Administrator, Manager, Manager/Inspector, Inspector and Custom User role types: Account Manager. The addition of this new feature is in response to requests from our valued Service Members, and is another example of why your feedback is so valuable.

The Account Manager role is a new user designation internal to BuildingReports Service Company members, and provides a third option to improve usability for organizations that provide account management services to large multi-facility customers within a given jurisdiction or region.

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Is your sales team effectively selling services, or just selling the company short?


"A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large." - Henry Ford

Selling a product is a far different prospect than selling a service. Generally, buyers will know the fundamentals of what your product is, how it works and maybe even why they need it.

Services on the other hand can be a far more nebulous value proposition to try and define for a prospective customer. You can't hold it in your hand, and understanding how to differentiate the value of one service over another can ultimately come down to preconceptions and hinge upon 3rd party references.

To win in today's competitive marketplace, service companies must begin to think differently about how they go to market, position their service offering and solve for their customers' challenges.

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