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Greater energy efficiency, better indoor air quality (IAQ) and meeting environmental, social and governance (ESG) guidelines are three objectives currently prioritised by multinational organisations as they face increasing pressure to incorporate their building operations into their sustainability plans. These are among the key findings of a report released today by Honeywell and Reuters.
Commercial property investors are at risk of being left behind financially due to increased building inefficiency and slow implementation of sustainable practices and digitisation strategies across portfolios, warns an industry expert.
Johnson Controls has partnered with Hounslow Council to decarbonise schools and public buildings. After acquiring Asset+ - a specialist provider of energy reduction and zero-carbon measures for the UK public sector - in May this year, Johnson Controls says it will help Hounslow Council deliver on the goals of the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (PSDS).
ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions has introduced an asset tagging functionality for doors developed using its Openings Studio Building Information Modelling (BIM) Software, with the first customer project utilising this system now installed.