Smart buildings are a no-brainer and more affordable than most building owners and investors realize
They have been proven to save energy, streamline facilities management and prevent expensive equipment failures. Yet, to many property owners and investors, the value of smart buildings remains a mystery. We are here to debunk the top 10 misconceptions many encounter while helping clients improve company performance around the world.
In most buildings, we can demonstrate a strong business case for strategic investments in smart building systems and management technologies. Not everyone is aware that the tremendous advantages of today’s affordable smart building management technologies easily justify the cost.
Myth #10: Smart Building Technologies Are Expensive.
Myth #9: Smart Buildings are Only About Energy.
Myth #8: Smart Buildings and Green Buildings are the Same Thing.
Myth #7: Industrial Facilities or Laboratories Can’t Become Smart Buildings.
Myth #6: Smart Buildings Can Only Be New Buildings.
Myth #5: Smart Building Technologies are Not Interoperable.
Myth #4: Smart Systems Don’t Make a Building More Attractive to Tenants.
Myth #3: Without a Municipal Smart Grid, a Building Can’t Really Be Smart.
Myth #2: Smart Buildings Are Complicated to Operate.
Myth #1: Smart Buildings Are a No-Brainer. Myth NOT Debunked: This isn’t a myth at all —it’s actually true. As affordable new technologies are adopted, tenants are beginning to expect smart building features—and owners and investors are beginning to realize the return on investment in smart systems.