Smart Buildings and Cities

 

From Craig Bloomfield, Vice President, Jones Lang LaSalle, Environmental Leader

Intelligent systems are revolutionizing the way buildings are operated, and an understanding of the latest wave of innovation provides a glimpse into ways that smart buildings can be a key component of smart cities.

Buildings with smart systems can identify, and often correct, potential issues without human involvement and in other cases can help on-site staff diagnose problems. With real-time monitoring and control over energy use, air quality and other building functions, systems are able to adjust for changes in weather, occupancy and equipment conditions, saving energy and extending equipment life as well as making engineers and facility staff more productive…

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