Authored by Sylvain Kubicki and Airaksinen Miimu from Smart Built4EU and published in May 2022, this report emphasizes the necessity for a comprehensive and systemic approach to enhance overall quality of life through the integration of smart building technologies. It identifies obstacles to adoption, opportunities for research and development, and market gaps. The report delves into the emotional impact of “well-being,” transcending physical attributes and technologies in buildings and addressing occupants’ experiences. Examples include the fusion of wearable tech and sensors with accessible databases and adaptive models to enhance individual and collective comfort, measured through “comfort KPIs.” The report also offers a rich collection of reference projects.
Keywords: Access Controls, Biometrics, Construction/New Buildings, Control & Monitoring Equipment/Sensors, Energy Efficiency/Management, Healthy Buildings, Intelligent Building, Internet of Things (IoT), Large Building Controls/Automation, Property Management, Protocols/Standards, System Integrator