A Building Automation System (BAS) has lulled many into a false sense of security. A commercial building controlled by a BAS could lay claim to being a “Smart Building.” All problems solved, right? Not so fast.
Commercial Real Estate (CRE) has a notorious reputation for moving slowly. The longevity of commercial buildings as hard assets allows for such a mindset. Decades may come and go, but the buildings remain. Change has arrived, however. Asset digitization has disrupted the status quo and rendered it obsolete.
The network edge represents the playground of IoT. Imagine inexpensive wireless devices directly monitoring and/or controlling critical HVAC assets. Welcome to the new world of Operational Technology (OT).
Many question IoT. They’ve heard too much, quite frankly. Varied industry opinions and viewpoints have built business propositions, but the questions linger. We continue to explore the “WHY” behind IoT.
The Internet of Things (IoT) continues to advance in reputation and recognition. IoT holds such promise. Because the scope of application encompasses almost everything, confusion often results. How exactly should I think about IoT? What exactly can it do? Most importantly, why should I care about IoT today?
The weather constantly changes. We expect it too. Our everyday experience revolves around knowing the latest forecast. We crave real-time visibility because of the impact on our lives. What does this reveal about IoT and the path to energy efficiency?
Are AI and IoT far off concepts? No. They exist now and produce measurable energy savings. I trust you care about increasing energy efficiency in your building. If so, then you’ll want to see some of the options available today.
Our previous blog peered into the future of HVAC, which reveals AI and IoT. Don’t ignore them as far off. They’re here now, changing the competitive landscape, and unlocking the HVAC market. We’ll show you how.
In Part One of this blog series, we explored the horizontal and vertical approaches to the IoT market. AI will play a large role in the era of Big Data. We have no doubt because the future of HVAC reveals AI and IoT.
You already know about IoT. Well . . . at least you’ve heard a lot about it. IoT is surprisingly simple because it generally refers to connected devices producing data where previously there was none. Data visibility certainly produces valuable insights, especially when driven by AI. Don’t be confused by the hype surrounding IoT. Yes, it’s rumored to be big; …