Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. smart-buildings articles below.
Geared for facility owners/operators and other stakeholders, this online resource is a portal to industry expertise about the BACnet protocol for building automation and control networks.
BETA will help the real estate, construction, design, urban planning and facility management industries better understand and use contemporary and developing technologies for the built environment.
New feature allows for simplified full-system monitoring of building networks by regularly capturing and saving network data and making the data easily accessible.
With its new name, this provider of LED lighting solutions launches a cloud-based offering that leverages existing facility infrastructure to link power, light, and data systems.
According to a new report, evolutions in technology, delivery models, and customer demand are spurring the digital transformation of commercial buildings.
Johnson Controls and Booz Allen Hamilton publish call to action for building owners and facility managers to invest in cybersecurity.
Smartphones and mobile apps are enabling facilities to reduce and, in some cases, eliminate the use of physical access cards for building security.
Sensors, software, and third-party analytics come together to provide facility management leaders new ways to operate not only HVAC, but all building systems.
Under an 18 year agreement with Hall of Fame Village LLC, Johnson Controls will provide building technologies at the Canton, OH site to transform the site into an efficient, "smart city" showcase.
Embracing connectivity and the IoT brings valuable benefits but it also exposes organizations to potential threats to their security, facility processes, and operational integrity.
From building management systems to the next frontier of facility technology, the benefits of IoT abound but the roadmap differs for each organization.
The November / December 2016 issue looks at smart buildings, building automation, the Internet of Things, HVAC, energy management, sustainable restrooms, lighting, and ceilings. Plus, Solutions 2017: Advancements in Products & Services.
The company offers advisories through its Cyber Protection Program that employs a holistic approach to cyber security for physical security products.
View this free webinar video and learn the definition of a "smart building," the latest trends in technology, benefits of smart building technologies, and steps to assess and create a smart building.
This global developer of energy harvesting wireless technology is offering its wireless modules and white label products under the new brand name.
The smart restroom management system aims to make restrooms as smart as the rest of your building.
Today’s innovations are making tomorrow’s workplace more digital while enhancing the human experience.
Recent research finds that the smart building market suffers from a fragmented ecosystem and that proprietary building automation solutions dominate. Still, that is expected to change. Where are facility management stakeholders on this spectrum?
With a focus on global facility management, IFMA's president and CEO, Tony Keane, and RICS' CEO, Sean Tompkins, have released this open letter to the industry.
In this age of data collection, measuring occupants’ response to the smart building is as important as the information on the facility's operational performance.
New cloud-based sensor and smart meter system helps complex facilities reduce energy use, optimize controls, and predict future breakdowns.
Five industry members will be recognized for their use of technology to improve efficiency, sustainability, and comfort standards in the built environment.
Members of the real estate industry will be recognized for their use of technology to improve efficiency, sustainability, and comfort standards for their organizations.
In the early days of the consumer Internet and Enterprise IT markets, education played a critical role in helping activate these industries. How might students learn from smart city development?
PointGrab’s edge-analytics smart sensor, CogniPoint™, complements the Cisco Digital Ceiling framework by providing industry-leading occupancy analytics with low cost and intelligent connectivity.
2016 Johnson Controls Energy Efficiency Indicator survey reveals 72 percent of respondents will increase energy efficiency and renewable energy investments.
In this fourth installment in a six-part series, the impact of municipal digital infrastructure on economic development is discussed.
The “smart city” has been a topic of discussion for more than a decade, with technology put into practice in locales throughout the world to varying extents. With Internet of Things (IoT) technology making advances of late, we’ll see more strides during 2016 and beyond.
This second article in a series discusses a new kind of urban infrastructure, purpose built for the digital age.
Spurring the shift from leveraging data to fully digitizing cities are the pervasiveness of technology and expansion of open data policies.
Tridium's IoT software platform will be used with Predix, GE's industrial-strength cloud environment, to capture and analyze the volume, velocity, and variety of machine data generated across buildings.
During this free video webinar, you'll learn how small cells can enable the reliable and secure network you need to manage your facility and deliver the secure coverage and capacity your corporate tenants are demanding.
We are on the cusp of the Internet of Things (IoT) revolution, which will not only change the way we interact with technology in the workplace but shape your career as a Facility Manager. View this webinar video to find out how.
This disruption impacting facilities management holds significant promise if stakeholders are cognizant of their roles in the emerging landscape.