Smart Buildings


Elevator Phones: What's Your Landline Replacement Strategy?

Nov. 30, 2023
With FCC order 10-72a1, it’s clear that landline replacement is a timely issue warranting attention for your elevator phone lines, which must be treated with special care to meet...
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Apps are one way to reduce carbon emissions from energy use. Two such apps by Logical Buildings—SmartKitAI and Grid Rewards—aim to make demand response easier for building operators and their tenants.

Cleantech and Climate Tech: What You Need to Know

July 31, 2023
From apps to major equipment, cleantech and climate tech are ensuring a sustainable future. Here’s what you need to know.
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A panel at the 2023 BOMA International Conference & Expo examined the growth of smart building technology and the concept of Tech Ready Buildings. From left, panelists Steve Yapsuga, CEO of WorkForceG; Jennifer Burns, executive vice president of Monday Properties; and Dennis Mazaris, CEO of Concert Technologies; and moderator Robert Nieminen, Chief Content Director with Endeavor Business Media.
Smart Buildings

Tech Ready Buildings: Maintaining and Upgrading Smart Buildings

July 21, 2023
Integrating smart building technologies in modern commercial real estate has the potential to attract forward-thinking tenants. Learn more.
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Commercial facilities are an appealing target for cyberattacks for many reasons. It’s time to step up cybersecurity practices.

Smart Buildings Require Smart Cybersecurity: 5 Tips for FMs

July 19, 2023
It’s time to adopt a mindset of zero trust when it comes to cybersecurity. Harden your facility against attacks with these 5 protocols for facilities departments.
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Apple’s corporate headquarters in Cupertino, California, an hour outside downtown San Francisco, features a fitness center, secure research and development facilities and 2 miles of walking and running paths.

The Suburban Office Park: From Cold and Sterile Cubicle Farms to Thriving Spaces for Work and Life

July 12, 2023
The death of the suburban office park has been predicted for years, but never seems to happen. Here’s how employers and owners are reimagining these spaces post-pandemic.
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Smart Building Technology Is a Growing Trend in CRE (BOMA 2023)

June 26, 2023
It’s difficult to walk down an aisle at the BOMA expo this year and not find a smart building solutions provider. Here’s what several exhibitors had to say about this emerging...