How the IoT can keep your buildings more comfortable, cost-efficient, and secure

Sheila Kennedy explores the future of smart environment controls.

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Intelligent building systems and smart environment controls are among the greatest representations of the internet of things (IoT). Integrating all of the automated technologies used to manage temperature and humidity, light, water, energy, air quality, and motion in buildings allows owners and operators to reduce their operating costs and improve performance while enhancing the comfort and security of all occupants and lowering buildings’ carbon footprint. Following is a sampling of the enabling technologies and software. Integration, automation, and control Smart buildings allow for real-time monitoring of environmental conditions. The integrated building management…

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