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The MultiGreen Way 1.0
Prior to the COVID-19 global health pandemic, there was another crisis: attainable workforce housing. The headlines were omnipresent, and the facts and figures continue to be staggering. Almost all of society’s problems can be traced from or directly linked to - inadequate housing - the greatest disruption to the family unit.... March 4, 2021 | 5 min read
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OT Cybersecurity in 2021: Past and Present Issues Plague the CRE Industry
How is the OT (Operational Technology) industry in 2021 coping with the risks posed by cyber criminals and the many forms of malware that negatively impact the control systems we depend on to run our buildings? This article looks at the industry’s response to this challenge.... February 25, 2021 | 7 min read
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Rapid Connectivity Era: Breaking Building System Integration Barriers for Faster Time-to-Value
There’s an ever-growing momentum behind property owners deploying smart building tech projects across their portfolios. However, it is not without struggle. While owners and operators are increasingly recognizing the business value of emerging technologies, it’s often the integration with existing systems that is the biggest bottleneck to those new technologies succeeding.... February 25, 2021 | 5 min read
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AI and Cloud Computing Enable Widespread Use of Smart Building Technology (Part 1 of 2)
Smart building systems are becoming the standard of today’s modern building control system as owners and operators recognize that these save on operating costs and enhance the occupant experience. Master System Integrators (MSIs) are now integrating multiple building control platforms into a single ecosystem, which creates powerful synergies through data sharing and execution of use cases via the sensors and control outputs of the connected controls.... February 18, 2021 | 5 min read
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3 Ways to Seize Corporate Real Estate Opportunities This Year
There’s no question the pandemic disrupted the corporate real estate market, but it also uncovered new opportunities for CRE leaders.... February 18, 2021 | 5 min read