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smart building

A building that includes the most modern telecommunications amenities generally available in the marketplace,allowing occupants easy access to bandwidth and switching services. Do not confuse with intelligent building, which is one able to sense its environment and make heating,cooling,lighting,health,and safety decisions without human input.

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Before the process of installing and utilizing smart building technologies, because of its innate complexity, a building owner must first realize the benefits of designing with or converting to a building automation system.
Smart buildings now account for two-fifths of residential projects throughout the Gulf region, and the trend seems set to spread to Saudi Arabia.
Studies have revealed that cooling, heating and lighting techniques used by smart buildings can help save 30 per cent on energy consumption, reduce 50 per cent of dioxide emissions, cut down 50 per cent water consumption and minimise up to 90 per cent of waste produced by buildings," he added.
Uses comprehensive networked lighting control to bring greater capabilities to Smart Buildings, existing customers
The need for energy efficiency drives the smart building systems market as the landscape is increasingly competitive and organizations look to save capital wherever possible.
Construction wastes with implementation of smart building methods are also reduced by 90 percent.
It is them who will be able to optimise the smart building operations," he added.
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, said it has won an order to implement KNX smart building technology in the 21-storey Waseel Tower, which will be the first green office building in Riyadh.
Optimum Applied Systems' team of engineers can transform any outdated, energy-squandering building into an eco-friendly Smart Building by integrating an interoperable Lonworks system.
Daintree's ControlScope solution enables smart building capabilities in commercial, industrial, and multi-site retail locations, frequently built on a wireless network of lighting products, with intelligence extending to other building control and monitoring functions.
The Honeywell Smart Building Score(TM) is a first-of-its-kind global index that evaluates facilities based on the technology used to make them green, safe and productive -three main indicators of smart buildings.
Opportunities in Smart Building Technologies For Fire and Safety Systems