smart building

Reducing the carbon footprint of buildings

If the building sector is to play its part in the energy transition, then it must take steps to decarbonise....

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Innovative technology seeks to improve safety of elderly in nursing homes

Designed by a pool of companies working in partnership with VINCI Energies, smart headboards are a reliable solution to help...

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To what extent should workspaces be shared?

Digital technologies and the revolution in uses are calling into question the principles that have so far governed workspace design and construction. The distinction between workspace and private space is increasingly blurred and the two...

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Hospitals evolve into regional healthcare hubs

The design and construction of future healthcare hubs must meet specific requirements, in terms of time, space, function and security....

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Smart BAS, a first step towards a building app store

The smart building is unthinkable without technical system interoperability. And optimum interoperability requires a library of digital services. Welcome to...

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Geolocation supporting better building management

How can geopositioning, geoguidance, geofencing and similar applications be used to provide customised services for building users and visitors? Easy:...

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Guidelines for buildings connected to the smart city

The Smart Buildings Alliance has set out two guidelines for the smart building, "Ready to Services" and "Ready to Grid",...

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