Category Archives: Internet of Things

Smart buildings, smarter workplaces

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The applications of smart building technology are practically endless — from advanced lighting and HVAC controls to room scheduling and wayfinding. But what do these new solutions mean for your business? What does the workplace of the future look like, and how can you take advantage of smart buildings today?

JLL’s Darlene Pope and Bob Best recently sat down with Work Design Magazine to discuss how smart buildings are transforming the modern workplace experience. Watch the webinar here 

There’s no doubt that smart technology is changing the way that buildings operate and the way that people work – and the implications for your workplace strategy are profound.

Here are 3 things that you need to know as you consider how smart building technology can help you to create a more sustainable and more productive workplace:… Read More

Behind-the-scenes: Smart building innovations at the Purdue Center for High Performance Buildings

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It’s no secret that new technologies are changing how your buildings operate and how your people work. But where should you look to stay abreast of the latest and greatest developments in smart building technology? Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at Purdue University’s Center for High Performance Buildings (CHPB), where leading academics and engineers are piloting innovative smart building solutions. 

JLL is currently partnering with the CHPB on 13 research projects. Of particular interest to us is a project driving the development of smart building solutions that can significantly increase occupant satisfaction and productivity (in addition to delivering energy cost savings). To learn more about this partnership, click here.  


The Purdue University Center for High Performance Buildings (CHPB) was founded in 2013, and has quickly emerged as a leader in the smart building innovation space (bolstered by partnerships with industry leaders). The CHPB takes a multi-disciplinary, holistic approach to its research projects, by bringing in experts in mechanical, civil and electrical engineering, as well as specialists in psychology and human behavior.

So, what value can the CHPB’s research bring to your business strategy?Read More

The future of real estate is here: Takeaways from the 2016 Building Energy Summit®

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On March 16, the Building Energy Summit® in Washington D.C. brought together real estate, energy and technology professionals to explore what the technology revolution means for the industry. Experts discussed a wide range of topics, from Real Estate beyond the Digital Age to the impact of the Paris Agreement. Below, Darlene Pope calls out three key takeaways from the discussions at the Summit. 

There’s no question that technology is disrupting the way that business is done – and it’s transforming the world of commercial real estate. It’s changing how your buildings operate and how your people work – and it’s requiring your business to adapt accordingly.… Read More

Get smart about building energy

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JLL’s Darlene Pope discusses the intersection of real estate and technology, from energy management to smart building technologies, and from public policy to sustainability business drivers. Interested in learning more? Register for the 2016 Building Energy Summit, held on March 16, 2016, in Washington, DC.  

The technology revolution is changing the way we manage and operate buildings – and keeping up with the latest technologies and developments is no small task.

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