Meeting the Challenges of Transforming the Digital Building from Concept to Reality

This White Paper discusses the challenges and advantages of the digital building and how a major industry initiative is helping with the convergence of disparate control systems to enable the concept.

The ongoing digital transformation is having some profound effects on the way we live and work. Undoubtedly, we are more connected than ever before with a plethora of smart consumer devices available to us both at home and at work. The smart connectivity of buildings should therefore be central to this transformation: but the reality is something else. While the ‘digital building’ has been a multi-heralded concept for some time, implementation is more problematic. Historically, building controls for sensors, lighting, HVAC and security have been based on standalone systems that are most likely to be completely isolated from each other...


 


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