Now Is The Time To Implement Remote Monitoring Solutions

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Executive Summary

Remote monitoring and control of building equipment and systems is a high-value technology that has been available in the market for many years. Yet, widespread penetration has only recently started to increase. What are the driving forces behind the growth? What steps do firms need to take to implement these solutions and reap the benefits? This report will help real estate directors and heads of energy responsible for selecting and implementing facilities optimization strategies understand how remote monitoring propositions can drive improvements, and what technical and business barriers they need to address to implement these solutions. 

Table of contents

Now Is The Time To Implement Remote Monitoring Solutions   
Remote Monitoring Solutions Enable Firms To View, Control And Operate Building Assets Off-Site 
The Paradox Of Remote Monitoring: High Value But Low Penetration 
Market Uptake Of Remote Monitoring Services Has Been Slow Until Recent Years 
Key Steps Owners And Occupiers Must Take To Overcome Barriers And Reap Benefits 

Organisations mentioned

Abercrombie & Fitch, BuildingIQ, Carbon Credentials, Corn Exchange, Cushman & Wakefield, E.ON, EnerNOC, ESG, FedEx, Honeywell, IBM, Johnson Controls, Marks and Spenser, Matrix, MRC Polymers, National Health Service (NHS), Nextnine, Panoramic Power, Powerhouse Dynamics, Sainsburys, Schneider Electric, Siemens, SSE, Tesco, UTC, Verisae, Wipro Ecoenergy

About the author

Annie Göransson

Analyst

Annie is an Analyst in the Environmental Health and Safety Practice and works in the London office. Her research expertise covers EH&S Services and Information Management.

In her advisory work, Annie has been involved in delivering consulting projects on EH&S subjects and sustainability advisory for major energy, manufacturing and software firms. 

Annie holds an MSc in Environmental Technology from Imperial College London, where her research focused on the global horticultural industry, investigating current governance schemes and associated environmental and health issues. She holds a BSc degree in Environmental Science from the University of California at Berkeley where she also earned All-American honour.

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