Smart buildings: Missing factors in a pandemic-ridden world

Real Estate

After the pandemic, awareness and demand have grown for elevators that can be operated ‘touchlessly’. The focus is on the quality of indoor air and the control of air-conditioning has also increased. There is an increased focus on wellness in addition to LEED Platinum precertification. Residential complexes as well as homeowners have been seen adopting high-tech security solutions which allow remote surveillance or two-way communication. The story explores the new face of smart buildings and identifies barriers to the adoption of technologies.

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Is demand for smart buildings trending?
This was one of the central questions of the Construction World Virtual Round Table Conference on Smart Buildings, held on Mar