Enables the move from simple presence sensing to occupant recognition, counting, and tracking
March 30, 2016
ABB demonstrated advanced occupant tracking sensors from PointGrab — in which ABB’s Technology Ventures arm made an investment in December 2015 — at Light+Building 2016. PointGrab uses edge-analytics connected sensors to deliver actionable occupant tracking information for smart homes and buildings.
BMS, electrical distribution, and field devices ensure energy and operational efficiency
March 21, 2016
Located in Zuidas, Europe’s fastest growing business and knowledge district, The Edge in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, is heralded as the world’s most sustainable office building. Officially opened in May 2015, this 40,000-square-meter, multi-tenant, Class A office building was conceived by OVG Real Estate.
With another AHR Expo in the books, it’s clear that even though the industry is gradually progressing, overall it’s ripe for innovation. Four areas in particular stand out where forward-thinking manufacturers can have a powerful impact.
Honeywell survey reveals that U.S. buildings lack connectivity and intelligence
November 13, 2015
A survey of nearly 500 buildings across seven major U.S. cities by Honeywell and KRC Research shows that building operators prioritize the safety and security of their facilities over efficiency and sustainability.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is becoming a widely recognized option in the residential HVAC market, and while the residential market garners many of the headlines, the commercial IoT market is taking shape, as well.
Attune Services and LEED Dynamic Plaque to optimize performance and operational efficiency
August 3, 2015
Honeywell announced that it is working with Menkes Developments Ltd., a Toronto-based real estate firm, to help trim energy and operational costs at the firm's 25 York Street property, also known as Telus Tower.
A smart building connects a BAS with the normal operations of a building such as HVAC, lighting, and more
June 22, 2015
The global smart building market is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.9 percent from 2015 to 2019, with rapid urbanization being one of the major market growth drivers, according to a new report available from ReportsnReports.
Acquisition to complement and augment JLL’s growing focus on high-performance buildings
June 19, 2015
JLL has signed a letter of intent to acquire CoR Advisors, a smart building consulting and solutions business. Founded in 2009 by Darlene Pope, CoR Advisors specializes in helping transform buildings into energy efficient, high-performance facilities. The acquisition is expected to close this month.
Aggressive Adoption in Asia/Pacific, North America, and Western Europe
April 6, 2015
Global smart building technology spending is forecast to grow from $6.3 billion in 2014 to $17.4 billion in 2019, registering a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22.6 percent, according to a new report from IDC Energy Insights.