When smart buildings reach out beyond their own walls and connect to other buildings located in a campus or throughout the world, new dynamics or advantages take place for the entire organization or enterprise; coordination, shared information, standardization, and a common decision enabling dashboard.
Monitor and Protect an Entire Campus
- Other examples of coordination might include:
- Managing parking and occupant flows in a crowded campus environment
- Tracking electrical usage, sub-metering or backup power distribution
- Centralized heating and cooling, load sheading and utility tariffs
- Data storage and distribution among common data centers and networks
- Security information or tracking of occupants on a campus
- Tracking of special assets such as maintenance equipment, emergency equipment, etc.
- The performance of HVAC systems, which can be compared or benchmarked to see if one or many units are out of tolerance
- Alarm events or emergency events that effect adjacent or all the buildings in an area