"A recent trend we see among higher education clients is a reluctance to pursue LEED and other third-party sustainability certifications. Even as the available options for certification or rating such as WELL, Living Building Challenge, FitWell, TRUE, PassiveHaus, and Green Globes continue to grow, institutions are delaying decisions to commit."
"The opportunity for smart buildings is clear. From The Edge in Amsterdam to the RBC WaterPark Place in Toronto, smart buildings across the globe are delivering a better occupant and operating experience. Moreover, there is data that links green building certification to higher rents and property values."
"The Gulf region’s automation industry is on track for double digit growth over the next five years, as recovering oil prices and government economic diversification plans boost demand for industrial and building automation technologies, according to new research."