ASHB Whitepapers

Elevate your industry influence with ASHB’s Whitepaper Program, delving deep into the cutting-edge technologies driving smart homes and buildings. Our whitepapers provide invaluable insights into transformative topics such as Wireless Power Transfer (WPT), Power over Ethernet (PoE), LiFi, and cybersecurity, empowering stakeholders to make informed decisions on products, services, and technologies shaping the future.

ASHB whitepapers represent more than just informative documents; they’re dynamic collaborations within dedicated working groups comprised of ASHB members and industry experts. This presents an unparalleled opportunity for organizations of all sizes to showcase their expertise, establish thought leadership, and expand their market reach.

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Recently Published

Fire Alarm Systems in Smart Buildings

This groundbreaking whitepaper sheds light on the origins, evolution, and potential of fire prevention and life safety systems in modern intelligent structures. The paper emphasizes the importance of integrating improved fire and life safety measures into existing buildings and new construction.


Cybersecurity for Building Automation Systems

This white paper, by the Mission Critical Global Alliance (MCGA), presents guidance to those developing, supporting, and operating Building Automation Systems (BAS) on securing those systems and the components within them.


Benefits of Advanced Light Systems on the Human Experience

The authors set out to deepen the control industry’s understanding and involvement in lighting beyond the visual benefits (and potential energy savings). “By wrapping ourselves around all the benefits of advanced lighting systems and controls, we can focus on investment and development of these systems.”


Bipolar Ionization and its Contribution to Smart and Safe Buildings

Air ionizers to support IAQ? There has been renewed interest in the topic of late, and this white paper presents results of experiments undertaken to assess the effects of negative and positive ion concentrations utilizing various ionizers (plasma technology) and their effects on building contaminants.


Application of Wireless Power Transfer (WPT) in Smart Homes and Buildings

Learn about the key technologies, standards, implementation aspects, and opportunities associated with Wireless Power Transfer (WPT) and its application in smart homes and buildings.


The Commercialization of LiFi

Building architects and engineers are continually evaluating lighting control technologies when planning new or renovated buildings. Adoption of LiFi communications technology can enhance the return on investment in these projects, supporting efficiency and liveablility.


What is Li-Fi?

This white paper explores the differences between Li-Fi and Wi-Fi, IEEE/ ITU standards and link speed, and the technology’s benefits, drawbacks, and applications.


Power-over-Ethernet Basics

Understand PoE’s technical aspects and its requirements for market growth. The paper examines the technology’s current advantages and limitations, and what’s needed in terms of standards creation.


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