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Discover new issue in the digital building upheaval

Industry of building services have dramatically developed in recent few years. The thing is that the vast majority of customers tends to pursue fashion booms and oddity of architecture in building sphere. Due to this reason engineers are looking for creative solutions that satisfy not only every customer’s taste, but also business objectives and ability to design and accomplish services into gorgeous and up-to date buildings in suitable and connecting way.

As far as revolution in digital building is concerned, the head specialist group of Electrical Contractor’s Organisation, Steve Martin mentioned that there is a new era in building field and the main cause of it is “Internet of Things”.  If you have not known about this term before and wonder what it means, we will further explain you in detail. Internet of things is the internetworking of physical devices, buildings and other items embedded with electronics and access to internet connection that enable to collect objects and exchange data. With development of its brilliant function, life and others spheres of it becomes easier, including building services. In fact, according to market analysts IDC, the value of the global Internet-of-Things market is expected to rise essentially to $1.7 trillion in the next four years. The problem is that not so many buildings are considered to be “smart”, nearly twenty percent of it, as a result, there is large possibility that the building market will grow, however a lot of the enterprises would not be ready for technological progress.

According to one survey that was held on November and December 2016, 230 respondents who are such building service workers like consultants, builders, engineers, clients and facility managers. Over the half of answerers, to be precise 60%, mentioned that they have already known regarding “Internet of Things” and do not mind to use it during their job. On other hand, 35% of respondents said that they agreed to some extent with using it, but have vague understanding of “connected technology”. The last 5% stated that did not see the point in ‘Internet of Things’ and disagree in architect application. All in all, a lot of workers have already known about it and have a burning ambition to step with time progress.

The recent advances in engineering with lightening checkup, energy saving and smart meters trigger of increasing usage of BIM which carry out new opportunities for clients and contractors. Taken this fact into account, then we could see how to use Internet of Things and allow it to make our lives and working process easier and more comfortable. For instance, if you have an access to the data and control it in any time you need, you will enhance building monitoring and maintenance. Due to these reasons, such development like connected technology should not be underestimated.

Nowadays, there are by far not so many building companies that are ahead of their time. One of the most progressive is considered to be Piggott and Whitfield building services company. It tends to work with innovative and brand new materials and technologies and offer wide range of different aspect that cover all directions of construction industry. There is no doubt that in a few years this service company will make amazing breakthroughs.

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