Convergint Technologies, a service-based systems integrator, has announced the acquisition of TACanada. Convergint said TACanada provides intelligent buildings through the use of open systems that seamlessly integrate mechanical, electrical, lighting, security, card access, and camera systems.
The transition to the energy cloud will redefine the relationship between buildings and energy
August 31, 2016
Changing customer demands, regulations and sustainability goals, and power regulation and resiliency concerns are leading building owners to realize that the guidelines they have traditionally used to assess their portfolios are changing, notes Navigant Research.
Center to offer interactive demonstrations for global visitors
May 19, 2016
United Technologies announced a ceremonial groundbreaking for its new UTC Center for Intelligent Buildings in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Designed to provide visitors a new way to interact with current and emerging building technologies, the facility will also serve as the global headquarters for UTC Climate, Controls & Security.
Ease of moving wireless sensors makes them ideal for buildings with retrofit work or space changes
April 21, 2016
As information and operational technologies converge, sensors play a crucial role in facilitating intelligent building solutions that can provide actionable insight through data-driven tools, notes Navigant Research. Wireless connectivity expands these sensor capabilities.
These sensors are a key enabling device in the evolution of intelligent building solutions
February 1, 2016
By providing data that can improve building performance, advanced sensors play a critical role in transforming regular facilities into intelligent buildings, notes Navigant Research. These devices can strengthen the operations of specific building systems, such as HVAC and lighting, but also support more comprehensive business strategies.
The energy cloud is redefining buildings as energy assets, report finds
January 4, 2016
As building energy management systems (BEMS) gain greater market penetration, building control algorithms are beginning to provide data beyond energy efficiency, including details on space utilization and operational efficiency.
Use of intelligent building solutions and approaches across facility and IT systems is expected to increase
November 9, 2015
By coordinating investment in energy conservation measures, equipment upgrades, and the use of software and services, integrated data center energy management promises to deliver greater energy and operational efficiency improvements to facilities or campuses hosting data centers, says Navigant Research.
Commercial and retail building operators are expected to drive the growth of remote monitoring services in intelligent buildings, accounting for more than 80 percent of the $400 million market in 2016, according to a new study by IMS Research, a part of IHS Inc.