Woman working in a smart building

More and more businesses are taking a cue from the smart home phenomenon and integrating new technology to make their buildings smarter. Smart buildings integrate technology and systems that aim to improve their occupant’s lifestyle and boost productivity at work. These structures utilizes information technology to automate different processes to manage the building’s operations, which…

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construction health and safety

The risk associated with working in construction has always been significantly higher compared to other industries. Workers are constantly exposed to potential hazards like falling from heights, trench collapse, scaffold collapse, electric shock, and other injuries. And now with the COVID-19 pandemic, these health and safety concerns have escalated and driven to overdrive.  Today, there…

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age diversity in the workplace

Diversity and inclusion is quite a hot topic in almost every workplace. With the construction industry being no exception. Businesses are becoming proactive in hiring and working with a diverse group of professionals, which comes with both benefits and challenges. For business leaders, having to manage a team that ranges from ages 16 to 60…

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social distancing at the office

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way the public perceives shared spaces, especially the office. The comfort level we have working at the office will likely never be the same as we had pre-pandemic.  As we fear another outbreak, people are now more conscious about using public spaces or in dealing with physical interaction. The…

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building automation with voice command

Most of us have already adapted to a ‘touchless’ world as a response to the current pandemic. Whether it’s decentralizing the workforce and working with distributed teams, using cashless payments for transactions and online banking, and using smart technology and building automation, building managers have taken necessary precautions to stop the spread of COVID-19. Public…

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