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BESA and ESTA create joint energy efficiency group

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has established a joint Special Interest Group with the Energy Services Technology Association (ESTA) to promote energy efficiency in buildings to government and industry. The Energy Efficiency in Buildings Group will include members from ...

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Pressac smart gateway earns US approval

Pressac extends its global reach and enhances its product portfolio As businesses seek to find equilibrium through coronavirus and beyond, smart buildings have become increasingly important across the globe. By monitoring and managing occupancy, headcount, and energy use, the smart ...

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Office occupation has accelerated by 120% since the beginning of September, according to smart buildings data

The return to school for millions of children in England and Wales has coincided with an acceleration in workers returning to the office, according to a new release of data by Metrikus, the smart buildings platform that gives landlords and ...

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Smart investment

Mark McLoughlin, Key Account Manager for Siemens Industries and Markets and Siemens Financial Services explains why it pays to invest in the latest smart building technology There are a number of external factors that can impact the success and productivity ...

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ISS partners with Haltian to build smart facilities

ISS has announced a global partnership with Finnish IoT and product development company, Haltian, as it seeks to take advantage of new technologies and digitalisation to make the facilities it manages smarter, more user friendly and efficient. Internet of Things ...

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Blowing hot and cold

Giles Korner, Head of Smart Buildings at engineering consultancy HDR | Hurley Palmer Flatt, explains how the latest technologies can improve environmental conditions for building occupants The design of buildings is becoming more focused on the wellbeing of occupants, creating ...

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Ergosense adopts Thingstream for global facility management solution

By combining Thingstream’s globally available IoT Communication-as-a-Service solution with Ergosense’s suite of measurement and monitoring devices, there is now a secure, reliable and cost predictable option to help gain efficiencies when managing facilities. Ergosense’s devices help identify and manage efficiencies ...

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The information age

If you want to make the most of your smart building, you need to make the data it provides work for you, says Karl Broom, FSI Territory Sales Manager No longer a futuristic concept, smart buildings are gradually becoming interwoven ...

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Central intelligence

Used properly, smart building technology can transform the efficiency of central plant systems, says Barry Jones, Operations Director at 4D Monitoring There has been a sea change of thinking at executive level, as organisations look to move away from traditional ...

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Future-proofing the NHS

John McDonald, Director of Corporate Development at GRAHAM, examines the pressures facing the NHS, and outlines the crucial role BIM and smart buildings have to play in delivering a future-proof built environment for the healthcare sector As the NHS continues ...

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