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Even though we are not under any Covid restrictions at the present time, it is important that we stay safe as we gradually return to the workplace. Smart buildings will play a vital role in the future and we will continue to promote safe practice and the latest technology as life returns to normal.
With the construction and building industry needing to become more efficient and sustainable, there is a growing need for standards, processes, and digitisation of energy management at the design, construction, operational and maintenance phases of building operations.
New from Omron Electronic Components Europe is the G5RL-K-EL latching relay tailored for the high inrush performance needed in smart building automation systems and for the control of capacitive loads.
Scottish proptech company arbnco has deployed its air quality monitoring system across 30 primary schools, after being chosen as a partner in a Government pilot that aims to improve ventilation and reduce the spread of Covid-19 in classrooms.
The Digital Manufacturing Centre (DMC) has partnered with Beckhoff Automation Limited to bring completely automated building control to the DMC’s state-of-the-art engineering and production facility at Silverstone Park.
Independent multidisciplinary engineering consultancy HDR has been commissioned by property business Grosvenor Britain & Ireland to provide engineering services on Holbein Gardens, a new office scheme located in the heart of Belgravia.
Power line harmonics cause trouble for smart buildings. They result in unreliable and inefficient operation of electrical equipment as well as a poor power factor that brings down the energy efficiency of the whole building.