Closing the landlord/tenant gap in smart buildings segment
Jeff Mucci, CEO of Arden Media moderates an introductory panel discussion that provides historical perspective and context about both the challenges and opportunities for by commercial buildings owners in today’s rapidly moving marketplace and the importance of building strategies that bridge the technology knowledge gap between commercial real estate landlords and corporate executives responsible for managing facilities worldwide to improve ROI at the launch of In-Building Technology. To understand where we’re going, take a look back at the evolution of smart buildings with industry experts.
The session reviews the critical role that building wireless connectivity will play to enable corporate real estate landlords to improve net operating income and reduce costs as requirements for fiber, wifi and more sophisticated building automation systems increase in the next five years.
Industry veterans, panelists Ron Zimmer, president and CEO of Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) and on Scott, senior vice president of Strategy and Real Estate for Enterprise Network Solutions at ExteNet Systems recount how open standards and deregulation have paved the way for today’s connectivity environment and enabled mobile service providers, carriers and content producers to move closer to the point of use which for the commercial real estate marketplace if the modern office building.
Experts discuss how the convergence of technology fueled by the use of the Internet of Things (IoT) devices and cloud-based systems is necessitating deep fiber connectivity and combining all aspects of building management such as security, energy, lighting and public safety into a single consolidated building automation system.
Topics include how maintaining and retrofitting existing risers with optical fiber throughout commercial office buildings is not only critical to competing in today’s cloud-based marketplace but also crucial to providing appropriate tenant-based cybersecurity requirements, maintaining building code standards and the provision of public safety.