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How smart buildings can boost occupant wellbeing and productivity in a post-COVID world

While the vaccine rollout gives us all hope of a brighter future, the pandemic will no doubt leave lasting legacies, two of which will have a particularly significant impact on the management of commercial and public buildings.

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Twinning is winning in the world of IoT

In his latest blog, James Means explores the concept of digital twinning. What does it really mean, and what might the implications of digital twinning be for you and your business? 

Commercial spaces

Smart spaces, smarter solutions: Three key priorities facing the Facilities Management sector

As workplaces evolve and become more sophisticated, the role of Facilities Management has changed beyond recognition, becoming more robust, demanding and technical. New trends are emerging all the time, now perhaps more than ever before. IGS' eGuide explores three of the key areas of challenges facing the Facilities Management sector and outlines some of the core adaptations that can be made to meet the changing needs of service users across the central themes of enhanced environment, energy monitoring and wellbeing.

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Sustainability at the heart of smart solutions

When the United Nations first set out its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015, it became immediately apparent that technology development would play a crucial role if the 17 goals were to be achieved. As such, the Facilities Management sector cannot afford for sustainability to simply be a buzzword: it must be built into every part of a building and the way it functions both for current and future occupants.