Increasing Energy Efficiency in Research Labs
Research laboratories are vital components of an industrial economy, but they’re usually energy-hungry, consuming considerably more energy than other spaces.
Can Better Technology Eliminate False Fire Alarms?
Fire protection is a critical factor in the built environment. It’s literally a matter of life and death, so governments implement stringent regulations to minimise risk....
Building Automation Starts to Realise its Promise
Building automation systems have been around for a few years now, and have been touted as a sort of “Star Wars” technology that run buildings automatically...
An Explosion of Data Can Transform Building Performance
Digitalisation and data are transforming the world.
Balancing Efficiency and Comfort to Make Buildings “Perfect Places”
The latest automation and digitalisation technologies have the potential to make buildings “perfect places” that optimize both energy performance and indoor comfort conditions for occupants.
Systems Consolidation Becomes Critical to Modern Building Management
The centralised integration of the multiple data streams and systems capabilities made available by emerging technologies promises to radically improve the practice of modern building management.
Smart Meters Raise the Building Efficiency of Sydney Apartments
Sustainability-minded developers are increasingly turning to smart meters and cutting-edge energy management systems to enhance the efficiency performance of new residential properties.
Integration of Management Platforms Enhances Building Performance
Recent years have seen the emergence of a slew of new technologies for raising the efficiency and ease of operation of the modern world's built environments...
Global Engineering Firm Sees Income Drop
German engineering giant Siemens says its third-quarter profit is down slightly and predicted a complex year, citing "geopolitical tensions".