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Three Reasons Smart Buildings are the Future of Commercial Buildings

By Krithika Chandrasekar on Jun 12, 2019 3:06:32 AM

As people become more aware of environmental issues like climate change, energy crises and depletion of non-renewable resources, more people are opting for options that would be beneficial for the environment. According to the UNEP, globally, 40% of annual energy consumption and up to 30% of all energy-related greenhouse gas emissions are caused by commercial buildings.

Smart Buildings are the best solution for this problem and investing in a smart building also adds to the brand’s image. The largest companies and corporations in the world are starting to pay more attention to their environmental protection policies and have begun to invest in energy efficient alternatives.

But a smart building offers more than just energy efficiency. Here are three more reasons why smart buildings are the future of commercial buildings in the world.

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MapleTree saves energy and improves comfort with 75F Solution

By Krithika Chandrasekar on May 10, 2019 2:01:47 AM

MapleTree Investments Pte Ltd owns and manages S$46.3 billions worth of office, logistics, industrial, residential and other properties. With offices in Japan, India, Malaysia, US, UK and more, MapleTree is known for developing award-winning world-class real estate solutions. Their 13-acre Global Technology Park in Bangalore is a fine example of this and MapleTree has its own office within this Tech Park.

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Debunking Common Myths about Indoor Air Quality

By Krithika Chandrasekar on Apr 16, 2019 4:34:42 AM

Back in 2016, the WHO published a report which revealed that 92% of the world’s population breathes in sub-standard air. Three years later this number could only have increased as we continue to see rising pollution levels that have made people all around the world battle several health issues especially lung related problems. In fact, the study found that 6.5 million deaths worldwide could be attributed to both indoor and outdoor air pollution. Of this only half, i.e.; 3 million were attributed to outdoor pollution, meaning 3.5 million deaths were caused by indoor air pollution!

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Make Your Building Smart with Occupancy Mapping!

By Krithika Chandrasekar on Mar 12, 2019 6:47:45 AM

We have all watched in awe as sci-fi movies in the early days showed a futuristic technology where a motion-sensor detected villains and sounded alarms. Well, fast-forward to today and motion sensors have almost become common place. Today, the technology has evolved to include what is now known as Occupancy Mapping, which goes far beyond just motion sensing. From commercial buildings to even apartments, occupancy mapping is being used to manage space, automate lighting and HVAC, understand occupant behavior and make buildings more efficient and comfortable for occupants.

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Daylight Harvesting and its benefits for commercial buildings

By Krithika Chandrasekar on Feb 20, 2019 3:44:45 AM

According to the Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS), artificial lights are responsible for almost 17% of the energy consumed in a commercial building and can be even higher depending on usage. However, saving on the energy consumed by your lighting system is also easily achievable. 

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Better Data, Better Building Performance

By Krithika Chandrasekar on Feb 6, 2019 9:31:25 AM

"Data is King." That’s one phrase we have heard multiple times and when it comes to buildings, we agree that data and its analysis is of great importance. For Facility Managers, especially, building data is essential as it is a comprehensive way of understanding the functioning of the building and its weak spots. However, good data is also the most overlooked aspect in Building Management. While there are many advanced data collection systems that can provide facility managers with comprehensive data reports there are very few BMS systems that provide this data in an easy to understand format with actionable insights. 

In this blog we look at why good data is important for efficient Building Management and how 75F's Building Intelligence System can provide you comprehensive data analytics and help you improve your building.

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