The route to Smart Building success may be just around the next turn. Here are six emerging go-to-market strategies for Smart Building technology as identified by Anno Sholten of Connexx Energy.
Hype is just a natural and necessary ingredient in the life cycle of any technology. So says the IT Research firm Gartner Group, and it has been producing yearly Hype Cycle curves for about 20 years. In his book Leadership B.S., Jeffrey Pfeffer, Stanford Professor, writes that the ability to hype, a.k.a. to lie, is one of the traits that makes … Continue reading Of Pitchforks and Haystacks
The building automation and controls industry sits at the nexus of a building’s solar arrays and its microgrid, as well as at the seat of its transactive energy potential with neighboring microgrids. Automation and control frameworks built upon open architectures have emerged as clear winners among building owners because they allow data to be pulled … Continue reading Navigating the New Landscape of Energy Efficiency, Renewables and Microgrids
The University of California at Davis is where the 'father of the plug-in hybrid & electric vehicle, Professor Andrew Frank, first explained the potential load-leveling synergies between electric cars, the electric grid, and the electricity used at home and work. It was an inspiring vision for the 80's, 90's, and 00's, and it is now actually … Continue reading Davis California Revs Ahead in Utility-Side Data Analytics
The Internet of Things World Forum just presented its new IoT Reference Model, recognizing familiar building automation brands as already leading in the category of Edge Computing. So, how does the IoT really change the future of commercial building operations? There were a number of Internet of Things (IoT) community gatherings held this October — … Continue reading Building Automation and Analytics — Already at the Cutting-Edge of IoT
There was expectation that LOBOS would reach more customers, faster as part of the Yardi family when Enerliance was acquired by the real estate software leader in May. That appears to be happening. This press release announces that six Orange County buildings managed by Davis Partners are now Demand Response ready with Enerliance Load Based Optimization System … Continue reading Enerliance Brings Another 670K Square Feet of Orange County Office Space Under LOBOS ADR Control