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Best practices for planning smart buildings

December 5, 2019


How much intelligence do your systems have to have to ensure you’re creating a smart building of the future? 

Although there is no one size fits all, building owners and facility managers can establish a framework that makes it possible to find the right smart building solution for their specific needs, according to an article from Building Operating Management on the FacilitiesNet website. 

The planning challenges to be addressed include:

• Picking the right systems

• Developing a programmable platform

• Demanding a team approach to integrating systems

• Establishing a support plan

If the planning is done wrong, building owners and facility managers will be playing the fix-it and upgrade game to keep up.

Read the article.

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