Lucid Design Group

BuildingOS

4 / 5 4 reviews

Who Uses This Software?

Lucid's experience runs deep. From Fortune 100 companies to K-12 public schools, customers around the world leverage our decade of expertise to manage thousands of connected buildings.


Average Ratings

4 Reviews
  • 4 / 5
    Overall
  • 4 / 5
    Ease of Use
  • 4 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    Not provided by vendor
  • Free Demo
    Yes
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
  • Training
    Documentation
    Webinars
    Live Online
    In Person
  • Support
    Online
    Business Hours

Vendor Details

  • Lucid Design Group
  • lucidconnects.com
  • Founded 2004
  • United States

About BuildingOS

Lucid BuildingOS is the most comprehensive software platform for managing building performance. Leading companies rely on BuildingOS to manage over 1.5 billion square feet and achieve new levels of portfolio efficiency and performance across cost control, occupant satisfaction, and equity value with BuildingOS. Building OS enables you to leverage data across your portfolio, improve building operations and collaborate to drive action.


BuildingOS Features

  • Benchmarking
  • Bill Audit
  • Bill Database
  • Bill Importing
  • Budgeting & Forecasting
  • Compliance Management
  • Contract Management
  • Cost / Use Reporting
  • Emissions Monitoring
  • Energy Price Analysis
  • Facility Scheduling
  • Greenhouse Gas Tracking
  • Load Control
  • Load Forecasting
  • Meter Tracking
  • Risk Management
  • Weather Normalization

BuildingOS Reviews Recently Reviewed!


BuildingOS is a solid platform for viewing large amount of building utility data.

May 10, 2018
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: 7.0/10 Not
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Pros: The software is quite easy to use with some really powerful apps. The app we use the most is the heatmap analysis. The allows use to see energy demand data on an hourly basis for an entire year (impressive right). Overall a really good tool to look at and view "big-data" for energy management.

Cons: The software support team has had quite a bit of turnover which has created a little frustration about not knowing who our support person should be. Also, the costs have gone up a bit in recent years which has also created a little bit of frustration.

Overall: It was a solid tool for energy management at a reasonable price.

Our lucid dashboard lets students and staff know what we are doing to be sustainable

Apr 05, 2018
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: 6.0/10 Not
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Pros: It allows us to show the public the different things we are trying to do to maintain our LEED accreditation and lets them see our meters real time. It helps with maintenance because if a person sees what they perceive is an issue they can bring it up to us so that we can investigate and possibly fix an issue that we missed. It gives us more eyes on how the building is performing and keeps us proactive instead of reactive.

Cons: We have had issues with the dashboard not receiving the meters all the time. Multiple times lucid has changed the IP addresses that they are using and due to our IT rules we can't change on the fly. We don't give out a range of IP addresses rather we use very specific addresses for security purposes. We are able to straighten out the issue in a relatively short period of time and get everything working again.

Overall: Maintenance proactivity, public display of sustainability.

Great centralized platform for all my streams of data

Mar 28, 2018
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: 8.0/10 Not
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Comments: The company really provides customer services before and after implementation.

Pros: The dashboards they have available make it simple to access the data that really matters, with a user very freindly layout.

Cons: The size of some of the font could be larger, other than that I just wish I had this organization way sooner

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I use BuildingOS to manage energy for 2.5 million square feet on a university campus.

Mar 07, 2018
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: 8.0/10 Not
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Pros: The front end is very intuitive and can convey a lot of information without a lot of useless nonsense. I particularly use the comparisons, trending, and heat map applications a lot. It allows us to identify opportunities for energy savings.

Cons: Companies like Lucid seem to have a high turnover rate for employees - I am not sure if this is a generational thing or what, but in the past two or three years I've had three or four points of contact. It makes it hard to build personal relationships with someone who actually has a knowledge of my needs.

Overall: BuildingOS has been a key part of Weber State's energy savings efforts, helping us reduce costs by 44%.