intelligent building


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intelligent building

A building equipped with the telecommunications infrastructure to easily and economically adapt to changing conditions through the use of automated control systems for heating, air conditioning, ventilation, lighting, power, and a variety of health, safety, and security conditions.Contrast with smart home, which usually refers to home automation systems that can be controlled by a centralized panel or device, or by dialing in to the control panel from outside the home.

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20 June 2017 - Minnesota, US-based data center and intelligent building solutions company Parallel Technologies has acquired Nebraska, US-based automation controls and energy management solutions provider Building Systems Solutions (BSS) to expand Parallel's expertise and customer reach, the company said.
A smart building is an intelligent building which integrates ICT-based systems, services and technology to reduce operating costs, optimally utilise space, and improve energy efficiency at all stages of its life cycle.
Now all kinds of building automation systems are common place and the notion of intelligent building has undergone yet another change.
This is because the impacts of an intelligent building are far greater than energy efficiency alone.
KNX intelligent building controls are an integral part of The Crystal, a Sustainable Cities Initiative by Siemens.
New edition of Shanghai Intelligent Building Technology opens next week
Intelligent building management makes sense of a lot of information to create safer, more comfortable, energy efficient and productive spaces.
IBM today is launching its Intelligent Building Management software that applies IBM's advanced analytics and automation software to make sense of buildings' data.
BURSCOUGH-based ARQ Technologies is marking the launch of its "fully intelligent building demonstration centre" with a series of open days.
The MSc programme, developed in association with the University of Manchester and the University of Cardiff, will comprise six modules and will cover sustainable built environments; efficient building services; intelligent building design; modelling methods and applications; system analysis methods and press control techniques.
ABB, the power and automation technology giant, has won an order from Saudi Oger to provide its KNX intelligent building control system to Princess Noura Bint Abdulrahman University, world's largest female-only university located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
The MSc in intelligent building design and automation (IBDAA) programme is offered in association with UK's Cardiff University and the University of Manchester.

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