Definitions Edit

A smart building is a

[g]roup of embodied ICT systems that maximize energy efficiency in buildings.[1]
[b]uilding[] that [tries] to minimize costs and environmental impact. This is achieved by connected systems and efficient use of energy through new, automated technology that intelligently responds to certain circumstances (available solar energy, temperature inside the building, etc.).[2]

References Edit

  1. SMART 2020: Enabling the Low Carbon Economy in the Information Age, Glossary, Appendix 6/85.
  2. Aeris, IoT Directionary (full-text).

External resources Edit

  • Institute for Building Efficiency, "What Is a Smart Building?" (Apr. 2011) (full-text).
  • IBM, "Smarter Buildings" (2015) (full-text).

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