Authored and published by Ericsson in September 2022, this paper highlights the value of cellular IoT connectivity in smart buildings. Collaborating with Kiona, a prominent proptech company, Ericsson and Arthur D. Little conducted a use case study on energy and resource efficiency optimization. Cellular IoT ensures secure, widespread coverage for seamless sensor data transmission. Kiona achieved significant benefits, including a 10% reduction in energy costs and a 9% decrease in CO2 emissions, totaling around €158,000 annual value gain. The study underscores the substantial financial advantages of cellular IoT for building energy management.

Keywords: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Building Retrofits, Climate Change, Communications, Data Networking, Energy Efficiency/Management, HVAC & Indoor Air Quality (IAQ), Intelligent Building, Internet of Things (IoT), Large Building Controls/Automation, Property Management, System Integrator, Ericsson, Cellular IoT, CO2

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