With every passing day, technology progresses by leaps and bounds. Everything from our cars to our mobile phones are becoming more advanced, offering features we never thought possible. So how can we overlook the buildings we live and work in? It only makes sense for our homes and offices to become as smart as the devices we use. The world we live in is dynamic and therefore, spaces we live and work in have to reflect this by being dynamic as well.
Temperature and Indoor Air Quality Management
Is your medical clinic suffering from uncomfortable people and poor indoor air quality because of expensive, traditional building automation systems (BASs)? 75F can change that. Get individual temperature balancing for every exam room, monitor and ameliorate indoor air quality, optimize equipment performance, and save up to 50% of utility costs.
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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Every office knows the afternoon slump. Employee eyes glaze over as they find themselves stuck reading the same line of an email. A yawn spreads contagiously around the room. A small crowd gathers around the snack table. If your office had a nap room, you know it would be full.
Maybe it's just fatigue – but it's likely to be something more, especially in an older building. Commercial buildings are notorious for trapping CO2 and VOCs, which can cause lethargy, headaches, nausea, flu-like symptoms and reduced cognitive abilities. In a room full of people, these compounds build up throughout the day, causing the dreaded afternoon slump. Learn how you can use your commercial building to combat them!
Are you looking to improve your building or workspace by implementing the Internet of Things?
Internet-connected devices offer sensing, actionable data insights, remote monitoring and automation to make buildings work smarter for the people who own, manage and occupy them...cutting costs and improving comfort, health and productivity. At first, the concept of deploying IoT in your building may seem like a complex, unreachable goal. However, it's more affordable and easier than ever!