Buildings Are Getting Smarter: Four Innovations Driving Smart Technologies In Buildings Today

The recent pandemic has brought increased attention to workplace safety and accessibility, and many building managers are turning to technology to improve these critical outcomes. Most notably, the rising adoption of IoT-enabled technology is a driver of this trend, producing new building management systems, increasing awareness of space utilization, adhering to industry standards and regulations

Smart buildings are key to accelerating grid edge development

The trends of digitization and decarbonization within the global energy supply have made the grid edge the framework of future energy systems. The so-called grid edge is a combination of smart grids, smart buildings, and energy producers and consumers (prosumer) through cyber-physical integration. It is a more sustainable and environmentally-friendly energy system framework. READ MORE

The smartest university campus in the world?

The University of Birmingham, in partnership with Siemens, is combining digital sensor and analytics technologies, artificial intelligence, decentralized energy generation and storage, renewable energy and concepts that help change users’ behaviour to transform the university’s Edgbaston and Dubai campuses into the world’s smartest global campus, creating a ‘Living Lab’ where research, teaching and learning all

R&M champions smart building trend with single pair ethernet system

R&M has announced that it has unveiled the industry’s first complete Single Pair Ethernet (SPE) system in the Middle East. This new system provides an effective way to link digital terminal devices and sensors to data networks, paving the way for comprehensive building automation, said the firm. It comprises of connectors and connection modules, installation

Can Smart Buildings Outsmart Hackers?

How vulnerable are your facility systems to cyberattacks? Can bad actors hack into your building automation systems (BAS) and then gain access to sensitive information technology (IT) data? As building system technology continues to emerge and mature, facility managers, operators, and occupants are becoming increasingly reliant on the internet of things (IoT) and related technologies

Smart Building Automation Software and Systems Market Continues to Leap through 2027

A recent report shows that smart building automation software and systems will reach $20.5 billion in North America by 2027. As urbanization leads to increasingly smarter cities, buildings are an integral part of a city’s ecosystem. Intelligent buildings lead to improved economic outcomes for both owners and users as well as improved satisfaction, safety, and

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