Finding ways to make building smarter easier

In an effort to find innovative ways to implement smart building technology, some companies are looking to partnerships. Edge Technologies entered into an alliance with the International WELL Building Institute and wellness-focused real estate developer Delos in order to help analyze data from its latest smart projects while giving WELL and Delos access to important post-occupancy information at scale. Edge has identified 13 U.S. cities as targets for new development. This idea of “living labs” has also taken hold at HKS Architects. Using a LEED energy-compliance model, HKS has been able to monitor trends and correct building or workspace performance through a front-end dashboard. This kind of system is key for observing positive and negative facility performance and exploring new ideas.

 

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