Teamwork, IOT Technology Lead to Real-World Smart Building Success

DAVID MCKINNEY | March 1, 2016

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Recently, Rudin began to explore how the Internet of Things (IoT) could help the company get closer control of its building assets—many of which were built before appliances within buildings could be data-enabled—and gain insights that could help reduce operating costs and improve day-to-day life for tenants. Rudin wanted to quickly gain a new level of command and fine control—the kind that would allow the company to make simple, intuitive, predictive changes to the behavior of building equipment on a day-to-day, hour-to-hour, or even minute-to-minute basis.

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