Tag: Smart Buildings

Why are smart buildings important? —

A smart building is a living asset that is utilised by building and facility managers to improve operations. It is connected, using technology to automate processes and control building services including lighting, heating, air conditioning, security, etc. This is achieved through a network of sensors, wired and wireless technology and microchips to collect and aggregate data into a user interface which takes the guess work out of building control and maintenance.

Smart Buildings: the possibilities for Facility Managers

Lighting, ventilation or heating that responds to presence, smart security software or the application of sensors: in the age of Internet of Things, almost all of our devices will be linked online. More and more attention is also being paid to integrated building automation in renovation and new construction of office buildings. These buildings where smart technology is applied are called Smart Buildings. In this article, we will take a closer look at what Smart building exactly entails and what this means for the Facility Manager today.

Webinar: Evolution of the Workplace

This documentary style interview with industry thought leaders addresses ideas to leverage technology in ways that improve our physical, digital and experiential worlds. We’ll cover aspects of the Built Environment from Education, Healthcare, Commercial Buildings, Data Centers and Cities, then focus on current and future challenges and how we can all adapt our spaces for a better normal.

Introducing SPIRE a holistic assessment program for Smart Buildings

Built by TIA and UL, SPIRE is the industry’s first smart building program that holistically measures building technology and performance. Available now, the SPIRE Self-Assessment online tool can evaluate building intelligence based on an expertly curated, objective framework. And coming soon, the SPIRE Verified Assessment and Rating offers a complete smart building evaluation with the opportunity to earn a Smart Building Verified Mark.