A Smart Building is any structure that uses automated processes to automatically control the building's operations including heating, ventilation, air conditioning, lighting, security and other systems, maximizing user comfort while minimizing energy consumption.
Smart Building Software is a platform utilizing state-of-the-art technology to connect everything and everyone in the building.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is advancing a new breed of Smart Buildings that are better aligned with the priorities of property owners and managers. IoT enables operational systems that deliver more accurate and useful information for improving operations and providing the best experiences for tenants.
Smart Commercial Buildings offer commercial real estate companies the promise to decrease operating costs while increasing your facilities potential. Increasing use of automation and smart building technologies can have a meaningful impact in commercial real estate, not only on operating expenses but also on asset quality.
A Smart Office is all about understanding and embracing the new standards of a more agile and interconnected workforce. A smart office is a workplace where technology enables people to work better, faster and, of course, smarter. Beacons, sensors and mobile apps help employees perform menial tasks better and faster, so they have enough time to focus on growing businesses and innovating.
A Smart City is an urban area that uses different types of electronic Internet of Things (IoT) sensors to collect data and then use these data to manage assets and resources efficiently.
Digital Twin Technology refers to a virtual model of a process, product or service. This virtual model takes real-world data about the physical object or system as inputs and produces outputs such as predications or simulations of how that physical object or system will be affected by those inputs. Digital Twin Technology has now begun to incorporate items such as the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence and data analytics to provide more accurate results.
Workplace Productivity refers to how efficiently your company's workforce produces an output. You may calculate this in terms of labor productivity or total sales productivity. Productivity also helps to motivate the workplace culture and boost morale, producing an even better company environment. More often than not, when a firm is highly productive, it eventually becomes successful, and because of this, incentives are bound to be made available to the employees.
A Workplace Application or Tenant Experience App connects tenants and employees to the communities in and around their building and empowering them with tools to control their workday. A Workplace Application gives landlords the ability to create a digital platform for their buildings by integrating all of a building’s systems, including service requests, room bookings, building access, lighting and temperature control into one app. Tenants can access all of these services via a single login removing the need to sign in to multiple sites for simple requests.
The Workplace Experience Strategy is being re-defined by creating memorable employee experiences for employees. These range from working with Real Estate executives to design the space employees work in, providing smart technologies employees access at work, and crafting emotional connections with employees in the workplace.
Tenant Experience is exactly what it sounds like – the experience of working in a building where you are a tenant. In commercial real estate, a premium tenant experience helps businesses in the building attract the best talent.
Building Productivity relates to how to reduce real estate costs while boosting employee productivity and keeping them happy and engaged.
Intelligent Building is a building controlled by an advanced, smart Building Management System (often referred to as Smart Building). The first definition, coined by the Intelligent Buildings Institute, defines an intelligent building as “one which provides a productive and cost-effective environment through optimization of four basic elements: structure, systems, services and management, and the interrelationship between them.”
An Intelligent Office is all about understanding and embracing the new standards of a more agile and interconnected workforce. An intelligent office is a workplace where technology enables people to work better, faster and, of course, smarter. Beacons, sensors and mobile apps help employees perform menial tasks better and faster, so they have enough time to focus on growing businesses and innovating.
Geographic Information System (GIS) visualizes spatial data to convey the information in a more meaningful way. Indoor GIS mapping technology now allows us to construct 3D virtual maps of a space. With virtual reality gear or a simple web map, you can now explore a 3D version of any previously mapped indoor space from the comfort of your own living room.
An occupancy sensor is an indoor motion detecting device used to detect the presence of a person to automatically control lights or temperature or ventilation systems. The sensors use infrared, ultrasonic, microwave, or other technology.
- BACnet - A Data Communication Protocol for Building Automation and Control Networks.
- Modbus - is a serial communications protocol originally published by Modicon (now Schneider Electric) in 1979 for use with its programmable logic controllers (PLCs). ... Versions of the Modbus protocol exist for serial port and for Ethernet and other protocols that support the Internet protocol suite.
- REST - Representational state transfer is a software architectural style that defines a set of constraints to be used for creating Web services. Web services that conform to the REST architectural style, called RESTful Web services (RWS), provide interoperability between computer systems on the Internet.
BACnet - A Data Communication Protocol for Building Automation and Control Networks.
Modbus - is a serial communications protocol originally published by Modicon (now Schneider Electric) in 1979 for use with its programmable logic controllers (PLCs). ... Versions of the Modbus protocol exist for serial port and for Ethernet and other protocols that support the Internet protocol suite.
REST - Representational state transfer is a software architectural style that defines a set of constraints to be used for creating Web services. Web services that conform to the REST architectural style, called RESTful Web services (RWS), provide interoperability between computer systems on the Internet.
The Internet of Things is a system of interrelated computing devices, mechanical and digital machines, objects, animals or people that are provided with unique identifiers and the ability to transfer data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction.
Building Automation is the automatic centralized control of a building's heating, ventilation and air conditioning, lighting and other systems through a building management system or Building Automation System (BAS). Most commercial, institutional, and industrial buildings built after 2000 include a BAS.
A Building Management System, otherwise known as a building automation system, is a computer-based control system installed in buildings that control and monitors the building's mechanical and electrical equipment such as ventilation, lighting, power systems, fire systems, and security systems.
Building Intelligence typically refers to a building in which the building systems are integrated and share operating information so that each system knows what is happening with the others. An intelligent building has an infrastructure that facilitates an exchange of information between the various building automation systems and the utilities that they are connected to.
Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS) are integrated, computerised systems for monitoring and controlling energy-related building services plant and equipment such as heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, lighting, power systems and so on.
Building information modeling is a process supported by various tools and technologies involving the generation and management of digital representations of physical and functional characteristics of places
Intelligent building management systems (IBMS) are used to manage the technology involved in modern buildings. Building management systems are enhanced with the internet and related IT infrastructure to create IBMS. All the management systems installed in a building are integrated in the IBMS via an Internet protocol (IP) network. A single front-end interface is provided in the IBMS through which all the subsystems are managed.
Computerized maintenance management system, also known as computerized maintenance management information system, is a software package that maintains a computer database of information about an organization's maintenance operations.
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