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An introduction to intelligent buildings: Part 1 - Benefits and technology

An introduction to intelligent buildings: Part 1 - Benefits and technology

by J G Holden (01-Dec-2008)

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Book Description

This Information Paper is the first in a two-part set that provides an introduction to intelligent buildings. This part gives an overview of the potential benefits, the technologies, potential applications and how these are delivered, and explains some of the jargon used; Part 2 outlines some of the relevant legislation and summarises essential points to consider when designing intelligent buildings.

Pages: 4

Illustrations: 4 photos

Contents
Introduction
What is an intelligent building?
Potential benefits of intelligent buildings
Intelligent building technologies
- Communications network (Communications protocol) - Sensors and actuators
- Building systems (Energy use, Environmental control, Communications, Security and access control, Life-safety systems, Systems monitoring and maintenance, Lifts and escalators)
Appendix A: The jargon of intelligent buildings
References

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