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Smart Building Certification is pleased to welcome Spacewell to the ecosystem and to work together for a smarter, healthier, and more productive future.
Smart Building Certification is pleased to welcome Spacewell to the ecosystem and to work together for a smarter, healthier, and more productive future.

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Spacewell Joins Smart Building Certification Ecosystem

Amsterdam / Antwerp, May 4, 2021 – Smart Building Certification was founded by Elizabeth Nelson, Nicholas White, and Wouter Truffino in February 2020 as an initiative to establish an honest and independent platform that appraises buildings all around the globe on the basis of how smart they are.

The Smart Building Certification is: ‘Founded in Science, refined in practice and constantly optimized by our network of experts’. The certification has a strong foundation in academic research and partnerships as wellas what is growing to be the largest network withinthe smart building space. This network not only strengthens the certification but provides users the ability to make informed decisions into what, how, and why, smart building technologies can make a difference to their business.

"We can all learn a lot from Spacewell. They have solutions that span the entire certification and can truly deliver holistic smart solutions, from asset management, facility management, maintenance, smart workplaces, energy efficiency, and now office re-entry. Whatever the subject around smart buildings, Spacewell has an intelligent opinion."

Nicholas White, Co-Founder, Smart Building Certification

Smart Building Certification and Spacewell are forming a strategic partnership for 3 key reasons:

  1. To ensure, improve, and continuously evolve the Smart Building Certification in a meaningful way.
  2. Support the education and knowledge transfer of smart buildings to the market. As the smart building industry is a maturing space, together we will support market understanding of what it means to be truly smart.
  3. Support practical improvement and application of smart in buildings around the world. Assess, plan, and implement smart solutions together.

"We see Smart Building Certification as a powerful driver for change in commercial real estate and a great initiative in bringing lots of parties together around one smart building definition. We are pleased to be a part of the ecosystem to support the industry and our customers get more out of their investments."

Sven Toelen, VP Marketing & Communication, Spacewell



About the Nemetschek Group

The Nemetschek Group is a pioneer for digital transformation in the AEC/O industry. With its intelligent software solutions, it covers the entire lifecycle of building and infrastructure projects and guides its customers into the future of digitalization. As one of the leading corporate groups worldwide in this sector, the Nemetschek Group increases quality in the building process and improves the digital workflow of all those involved in the building process. Customers can design, build and manage buildings more efficiently, sustainably and resource-saving. The focus is on the use of open standards (OPEN BIM). The portfolio also includes digital solutions for visualization, 3D modeling, and animation. The innovative products of the 15 brands of the Nemetschek Group in the four customer-oriented segments are used by approximately six million users worldwide. Founded by Prof. Georg Nemetschek in 1963, the Nemetschek Group today employs more than 3,000 experts.

Publicly listed since 1999 and quoted on the MDAX and TecDAX, the company achieved revenue amounting to EUR 596.9 million and an EBITDA of EUR 172.3 million in 2020.


Sven Toelen

Sven Toelen

VP Marketing & Communication Spacewell +32 3 829 04 95