Smart Building & Construction News

Johnson helps buildings hit net zero carbon goals

Johnson Controls has announced a one-stop shop for companies looking to achieve net zero carbon and renewable energy goals in their buildings. The OpenBlue Net Zero Buildings as a [...]

Nexii picks Honeywell for green building work

Canadian construction technology company Nexii has named Honeywell as an exclusive technology supplier for new starts. The alliance aims to further the development of buildings with a reduced environmental [...]

Clovity goes to school with IoT-as-a-service

California-based Clovity is rolling out an IoT-as-a-service offering for schools, campuses and buildings looking to become smarter. Clovity provides all hardware, software, cloud, network connectivity and installation, including a [...]

Semtech and DIC collaborate on LoRa sensors for buildings

California-based Semtech is collaborating with Japanese chemical firm DIC on its line of HatteTotte sensors that operate via LoRaWan and can measure temperature, humidity and the amount of light [...]

Trombia tests autonomous sweeping at Helsinki Airport

Finland-based road maintenance equipment maker Trombia Technologies and facility services company ISS are testing autonomous sweeping technology in a pilot at Helsinki Airport. The focus of the pilot is [...]

Savant showcases smart home technology in Las Vegas

Massachusetts-based smart home technology firm Savant has unveiled a residential experience centre in Las Vegas showcasing a smart living ecosystem combined with modern architecture and stunning views of the [...]

Only 15 years before robots do the chores, says report

Within 15 years, families could be eating meals designed by AI while robots do household chores, according to a report by the UK government’s Smart Energy GB campaign. The [...]

Smart building market to grow at nearly 10% CAGR

The global market for building automation is projected to grow considerably till 2027, according to market watcher Research Dive. By component, the hardware sub-segment is estimated to hold largest [...]

ADT brings smart home patent suit against Vivint

Security firm ADT has brought actions for patent infringement against Utah-based smart home company Vivint. ADT has asked the US International Trade Commission and federal court to enforce its [...]

D-Link unveils smart home range at MWC

At last week’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Taiwanese firm D-Link unveiled smart home devices designed to support remote post-pandemic workforces. The impact of the global pandemic on workforces, [...]

Alps air sensor module can help fight Covid-19

Japanese firm Alps Alpine has developed an ambient air sensor module that can help prevent the spread of Covid-19. The module can perform high-accuracy sensing of CO2 concentrations, temperature [...]

Analog Devices extends Ethernet for building automation

Massachusetts semiconductor company Analog Devices has announced long-reach industrial Ethernet for last-kilometre connectivity in building and factory automation applications. The ADI Chronous industrial Ethernet portfolio brings long-reach Ethernet connectivity [...]