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How Does AI Contribute to Intelligent Building?

By Construction Tech Review | Monday, December 02, 2019

Buildings are no longer merely brick and mortar enclosures as AI drives them to be smart and intelligent, catering to the needs of the people at their convenience.

FREMONT, CA: Buildings are not the same as it was a few years ago, which proves the huge transformation brought about by technology. Modern-day buildings are more than just an area enclosed within walls and closed at the top by a roof. Technology has proven the old saying “walls have ears”. In this data-driven world, wireless connectivity actively transmits the information collected in the buildings to bring them to life. One such technology that revamps structures is AI. It improves visibility empowering building managers to ensure improved structural reliability and minimized environmental impacts.

Utilizing IoT devices in smart buildings allows gathering large chunks of data from every corner of a building. Effectively analyzing this data and processing provides managers with valuable, operational insights for making informed decisions. AI plays a significant role in turning the raw data into actionable intelligence, without which the act of data collection would be pointless.

Here is how AI helps build and become smarter to ensure operational efficiency while improving the comfort level of occupants.

Building owners want their building spaces to be clean, safe, and adequately maintained. They need to be notified by the awaiting danger or other impacts of improper maintenance. Sensors and cameras around the building can capture every detail in every nook and corner. The details, when fed into an AI tool, can process them and send notifications to managers to carry out the cleaning processes or take other precautionary measures, thereby providing improved service to occupants. The AI tool will scrutinize the inputs while deriving at the hidden insights on any technical glitch or fault. By working with specialized companies, building managers can regularly monitor the building for anomalies and ensure safety. It varies according to the complexity of structures. Thus, proactive remedial measures can be taken before witnessing their effects.

Another critical advantage of utilizing AI is energy conservation at a reduced cost. The combination of sensors, actuators, cameras, and other IoT devices have transformed buildings smarter.

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