3 Ways IoT Will Make a Greener Year

The Internet of Things (IoT) is an industry that is only getting bigger. Currently, the industry is projected to reach 50 billion connected devices worldwide by 2020. Fiscally, Cisco predicts that the IoT market will generate an expected $14.4 trillion in increased revenues by 2022. As we head deeper into 2017, it is a good time to look at all the …

Submetering

Submeter Cost Savings: A Case Study

“There are solutions. The information is out there, it’s just a matter of accessing it and harnessing its potential. And no, you don’t have to reconstruct your building from the ground up, nor do you have to install an entirely new electrical system.”

Pilot project leverages the new Chiller Efficiency Smart Portal, powered by Microsoft Azure, to help smart building managers and owners gain insights and take pre-emptive actions.

Singapore Smart Buildings: Microsoft & BCA Chiller Efficiency Smart Portal

By Megan Bozman Buildings in Singapore consume about one-third of the nation’s electricity, and chiller plants use up to half of the total building energy consumption. Improvements in chiller plant efficiency therefore have great potential to reduce the impact of buildings on their environment. To that end, Singapore’s Building and Construction Authority (BCA) has recently partnered with Microsoft to implement …

IoT Analytics: What to Do with All the Data?

By Megan Bozman This week Strategy Analytics released a study, IoT 2016 Deployment Trends and Usage, based on a survey of 350 global businesses in 23 vertical markets. While I applaud the firm’s efforts to write a catchy headline to announce the study, “IoT Weakens Security With Uncertain Cost Savings,” certainly doesn’t bode well for the IoT industry. Fortunately, both …

Smart Buildings Evolve to Smart Offices and Enhance the Human Experience

By Megan Bozman My longtime business mentor likes to say I’m a plant that requires sunshine for photosynthesis. While this isn’t literally true, of course, I feel best when I’m in view of natural light. I also prefer a quiet environment for work and studying, and still have fond memories of this gorgeous old library at my alma mater, Lehigh …