CABA Information Series
(IS-2014-93) The Changing Face of Smart Buildings - The Op-Ex Advantage
The case study is written by Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), a financial and professional services firm specializing in commercial real estate services and investment management - A Smart building management system implementation at Corporate Middle-East headquarters with the investment payback less than 2 years. The technology advances coupled with reduction in ICT devices cost enable sustainable op-ex savings while improving the quality of the workspace for the occupiers. The system leverages cloud computing, secure VPN, real-time central monitoring & alerts, convergence of building & IT system, M2M interaction, energy management, combining data analytics with intelligent facility management.