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How to submit ideas for OpenBuildings Designer

Got an idea for how to improve OpenBuildings Designer? Share it with us. Or vote on other people's ideas.

We created portal for you to share and vote on ideas to improve OpenBuildings Designer. Our team will review these ideas during product planning discussions. While we can’t guarantee specific features or timelines, we will keep the idea status updated (i.e. Planned, Future consideration). We may also merge and rename ideas for clarity purposes. Once you have voted on an idea you will receive email notifications when the status of the idea changes.

Thank you for your time in improving OpenBuildings applications.

Click here to Submit an idea. 

Once the OpenBuildings Ideas Portal is opened you can perform the following actions:

  1. Login / Sign up to the Ideas Portal so that we can better communicate with you on the ideas you submit.
  2. Search existing ideas by entering search terms in the Search all ideas… You can also filter the ideas by selecting desire discipline you are interested in by selecting it in the FILTER BY CATEGORY section.
  3. Vote for ideas you like by clicking the VOTE button next to the idea.
  4. Create a new idea of your own by selecting the + ADD A NEW IDEA. The Add idea form will be displayed and you will be prompted for the following information:
    1. Enter a one sentence summary of your idea in the Your idea Similar ideas will appear below as you type. Consider voting for them before you create a new idea.
    2. Describe how your idea should work, why it would be useful, and who would benefit from it in the Please add more details text area. If you have any attachments such as conceptual image or anything, attach them too by clicking on Attach files
    3. Select the category that you think the idea can be a part of from Choose a category for this idea picklist.
    4. Select the best entry from the How frequently will feature be used pick list to provide an indication of how often you would expect you or others in your organization to utilize this idea.
    5. Select the best entry for How much time will you save? to provide an indication of how much time this idea will save you (during your workflows), i.e. 2 hours per week.
    6. Describe what kind of time savings you might expect to gain from this idea in the How much time will you save
    7. Select the best entry from the Your Industry pick list to indicate your primary industry or the most applicable industry for the idea.
    8. If you selected "Other" for the industry enter the name of the industry in the Other Industry
    9. Select ADD IDEA to add the new idea.