The buildings of tomorrow are chock full of Internet of Things (IoT) devices and equipment that connect tenants, mechanical systems, and facility managers to up-to-the-minute data and progress reports.
Serionix, a startup fundamentally changing the way we look at air, received a $750,000 contract from NASA to fund continued development of filters to remove toxic gases from next-generation spacesuit life support systems. The same technology is on its way into consumer products expected to launch within the year.
At up to 93 percent efficiency, Ventacity heat recovery ventilators (HRVs) and energy recovery ventilators (ERVs) deliver fresh outdoor air within a few degrees of room temperature, reducing heating and cooling loads and HVACR equipment energy requirements by up to 50 percent.
Amazon is set to usher in the next generation of “smart” convenience stores with the launch of its Amazon Go concept, replacing traditional checkouts with smart technology. The store concept works by automatically logging purchases to the user’s Amazon account when a product is removed from the shelf.