Smart or intelligent building infrastructure allows organizations to rapidly benefit from the latest developments and designs in construction and the Internet of Things (IoT).
Smart buildings have been a popular topic for over 40 years. However, only very recently has it been possible to use the Internet of Things (IoT) to coordinate the systems of an entire building.
The term "smart building" gets thrown around a lot. But what about a building makes it "smart?" How can a building even be intelligent?
Water damage costs to our homes and businesses are immense. Flooding, broken pipes and minor, hidden leaks are the leading cause of commercial property insurance claims. Allianz Global Corporate & Security, in an analysis of nearly half a million claims between 2013 and 2018 from over 200 countries and territories, found that water damage accounted for the third-highest number of insurance claims for global business.
There is no doubt that the modern workspace is evolving. New workplace attitudes, fueled by the global pandemic, have centered the office as the hub for collaborative work while also being responsible for an employee’s well-being and productivity.