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What is a Smart building?

Smart, evolvable places integrate intelligent design, multiple data inputs and previously disparate systems and aggregate these into a cloud of useful information.

When harnessed, this actionable intelligence allows smart owners and occupants to create more engaging and effective built environments.

Why Smart?

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of millennials say their work environment is more important than the pay cheque

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of office space is rarely utilized

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of CO2 emissions in the USA are generated by buildings

Places need to act as a driver for

Strategic value

And truly Smart Places maximize the value of every square meter.

Increased Productivity

Increased employee productivity

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productivity gains

Increased Innovation

Increased innovation and collaboration

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increase in innovation index scores

Increased Talent

Increased talent attraction and retention

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increase in job satisfaction

Reduced Employee Absenteeism

Reduced employee absenteeism

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reduction in sick days

Reduced Occupancy and Service Costs

Reduced occupancy and service costs

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reduction in space requirements (and FM costs)

Reduced Utility and Maintenance Costs

Reduced utility and maintenance costs

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Reduction in lighting energy

Following four steps

  • Vision &
    Experience design

  • Strategy &
    Business Case

  • Technology &
    Engineering

  • Operations

See our step-by-step guide to creating Smart Places

How can WSP
deliver this?

WSP has unique capabilities that cover everything from the initial strategy discussion, through specification, delivery and digital asset management.

  • What will it feel like?
  • How can my city generate more tax revenue?
  • I’m an insurer, no one wants to work for me – help!
  • How can I help my people be more productive?
  • How much will it cost?
  • How can I generate revenue from the data?
  • How will it align with my business strategy?
  • How will it work with my Services/MEP?
  • What IT backbone to do I need?
  • Where should the sensors go?
  • How will the platform work?
  • How will I create the dashboards?
  • Which technologies should I be using?
  • How do I reduce my operating costs?
  • How do I keep this place at peak performance?
  • What do I invest in next?

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