Smart Buildings Magazine is an integrated website and bi-weekly e-newsletter which aims to link people, products and processes in the smart buildings industry. As we return to the office, it is vital that our workspaces are safe and secure, and we need technology to make this happen. Smart buildings play a vital role in saving energy and making our workplaces safe, productive and comfortable to work in.
Smart building design has matured beyond the experimental stage and is being increasingly and more widely practiced. Like every major technology disruption, the challenge at industry level is more than just integrating the technology and embedding it in the end product - in this case a building.
MK Electric and Trend Controls have launched one of the first fully integrated commercial solutions for effective remote monitoring and control of plug-in sources of power consumption for the UK buildings market.
Ricoh has recently relaunched its RICOH Spaces, a Smart Workplace Platform designed to optimize businesses in areas such as desk bookings, space bookings, and wayfinding. With its relaunch, Ricoh has partnered up with MapsPeople to offer Advanced Mapping as part of RICOH Spaces.