CoreNet Global LEADER Magazine, December 2019
By Jeff Bonebright, Regional Vice President, Accruent
The concept of smart buildings is not new. Various versions of them have been around for five to ten years or more. Most new buildings are set up with smart capabilities, and existing structures are increasingly being retrofitted to improve building operations using IoT remote sensors and controllers. They automatically turn on lights and adjust HVAC just before workers or customers arrive and reset thermostats and turn lights off after most people have left for the day.
As technology advances, however, there are new waves of smart-building capabilities on the horizon. New IoT devices, with monitoring and control capabilities, will add innovation, predictability and cost savings.
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