Smart Building Strategies 3.0: Best of Smart Building Lessons Learned During the Pandemic (Part III)
Emerging from more than a year of the COVID pandemic, our buildings and workplaces are under pressure to provide a healthy, safe environment for employees, tenants and visitors. This entails new technologies as well as a rethinking of traditional building operations and maintenance processes. Many of these IoT and touchless technologies also require integration with existing, as well as a more modern data and communications. Now more than ever, we are in an environment where operating costs need to be balanced against the occupant’s experience. In this session, we examine the anatomy of the 21st century post-pandemic smart building and discuss some of the potential “side effects” caused by the increased complexity.
Over the course of the pandemic, the concept of a smart building has been challenged and new features have been assigned to the intelligent building of the future. This session reviews smart building lessons learned in 2021 and explores how building owners can be better prepared for unforeseeable future events.