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How retrofitting smart technology helps deliver energy efficiency

Our Technical Director, Robert Smith recently featured in Smart Buildings Magazine looking at how retrofitting smart technology can help facilities and building managers reduce energy consumption and improve wellbeing.

Robert Smith - Technical Director

Robert Smith – Technical Director

“With 36% of global energy demand and 40% of direct and indirect CO2 emissions coming from buildings and the construction sector*, it is vital to find ways of making existing buildings smarter and more efficient.”

“IoT and smart technologies make the headlines regularly, but we have a long way to go in changing our existing building infrastructure and implementing a smart ethos. Research shows that buildings built as recently as 2012 have been fitted with old technology and that the control of these systems are already considered simple and out of date. However, there needs to be tangible incentives to adopt a smart approach, such as cost benefits, improvements in wellbeing, significant energy savings.”

Read the full article here: How retrofitting smart technology helps deliver energy efficiency*

Source: International Energy Agency

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