A Smart Building is defined as ‘a structure embedded or retrofitted with internet-connected devices and appliances’. Smart buildings have a lot of reported benefits including increased efficiency, reduced utility costs and simplifying daily life for tenants. Smart buildings achieve these benefits by using sensors and actuators to collect and manage data according to the business’ services and functions. The effectiveness of smart buildings centre on the use of interconnected technologies to make buildings more intelligent and responsive which as a result can improve their performance and optimise how space is used.
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