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Buildings to save energy with mesh and management

Much of our building stock was designed and built before global warming, environmental protection and recycling became foremost in our minds and behaviours. It represents around 40% of energy consumption and 36% of CO2 emissions  ...
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Know your market, save more energy

Homeowner or landlord? To convince people to have energy-saving renovations you need to know what they are really looking for   What would motivate you to renovate your house to make it more energy efficient? The cost? The legal framework? An...
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Smart buildings of glass

Glass in architecture has been recently used more intensively thanks to developments in its manufacturing   Whether you are arriving to or departing from Helsinki Airport, the first thing you notice is the glass around you and the...
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Smart 3D modelling for buildings

Building information modelling (BIM) has disrupted the construction industry. The digital technology represents and...
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Energy “vigilant” citizens

People are increasingly testing smart control systems to curb energy use, while maximising the amount of renewables employed in the process   When temperatures are low, the temptation to take long, scalding showers and turn...
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Life is LiFi in smart buildings

In the coming decades one of the key technologies to be implemented in intelligent buildings will be LiFi, the transfer of data through light   Just imagine: you get back home one evening, unlocking your door with the torch light...
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Smart buildings: predictive maintenance is crucial

A talk with Italian expert Antonio Disi about building maintenance, smart technologies and “energy illiterate” citizens      Maintenance represents the bulk of the costs occurring in a building’s life. How can the advent of...
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Nano-coating to protect buildings against pollution

The organic pollution decomposing properties of titanium dioxide (TiO2) have been known for about half a century. However, practical applications have been few and hard to develop, but now a Greek paint producer claims to have found a solution  ...
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Are smart buildings safe from hackers and privacy breaches?

The automated home and office market is predicted to grow quickly in the next few years. But as reports of cyber attacks increase, is it still possible for a home to be a castle in the age of smart buildings, or are we lowering the drawbridge to...
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Smart buildings: energy efficiency at what price?

Automating heating and other environmental controls can bring huge savings to commercial buildings. To what extent is it possible to achieve the same results in residential homes? What is the difference between so called domotics and...