The "Three E's"
Similar to the concept known as the "Triple Bottom Line," Environmental Systems Design ("ESD") has developed a comprehensive Intelligent Building solution framework that delivers results to its customers to support the "Three E’s" – Economic, Environmental and Experiential value stream.
Every new high performance, smart, intelligent, sustainable, green building that is being designed, built and operated today requires a rock-solid business case that is economically viable, environmentally sustainable and experientially successful. Investors, owners, developers, tenants, end-users and visitors alike all expect today’s buildings to be cost-effective, LEED or WELL certified and fully capable of supporting today’s digital lifestyle. To compete effectively in today’s corporate and commercial real estate markets in every market, a project must provide benefits across the spectrum of the “Three E’s. “
So…what are the “Three E’s in more detail? Let’s start with the first category – Economic performance. What are the key performance metrics of a building with superior economic attributes?
- Lower OpEx/CapEx
- Less Maintenance
- Lifespan Increase
- Asset Demand
- Adaptability Speed
- Competitive Advantage
- Energy Conservation
- Occupant Awareness
- Utility Optimization
- Grid Stress
- Green Construction
The most successful buildings today offer much more than just a place to work. As we have seen since the dawn of the new millennium, the work place is no longer a place to stare at your computer monitor all day and put in the hours. The highly experiential work place provides an extension of the digital lifestyle that starts at home and continues throughout the day as today’s workers experience a full range of places to work, collaborate and produce new ideas, new inventions and tomorrow’s products and services.
Today’s intelligent buildings are expected to have the latest and most cost-effective technology systems available on the market. In the commercial and corporate real estate market, it can sometimes be confusing about what systems are being provided by each party in the lease agreement.
To make things easier for the Owners, Developers, Tenants, Architects, Engineers, Contractors, Facility Managers, in fact, all the key stakeholder groups involved in the full life-cycle of the built environment, ESD has developed this checklist for those systems provided by the Landlord versus those provided by the Tenant.
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Beyond the Building Network - Bridging the Gap Between IT and OT - 3/8/2018
Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT) are both necessary to improve a smart building. IT is usually responsible for processing information and the network it runs over. OT is the hardware and applications that sense and/or cause changes in the monitoring or control of physical devices, processes and events like HVAC, lighting and security. Typically, IT folks don’t really get too involved in OT processes, and OT doesn’t really understand traditional IT governance and processes such as Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), cybersecurity, etc. Without both working together, they’re like two wrestlers, each with one hand tied behind their back. In this webinar we’ll explore how IT and OT can break down the communication barriers and work together to ensure better results.
Jesse Carrillo is responsible for directing all corporate technology, strategy and standards for Hines worldwide. Jesse joined Hines in 1994 as a consultant to assist in the implementation of the firm's accounting and property management software. He took over the responsibility for Hines IT as CTO in 2007 and later promoted to CIO in 2009.
Ryan Allbaugh has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry. Currently, he leads highly knowledgeable and collaborative teams to design and implement technical solutions for Wells Fargo’s corporate properties group. As the former CIO of the largest private commercial real estate developer in the southeast, Ryan applied his extensive knowledge to implement technology solutions impacting the real estate industry, such as his role in the development of one of the most technologically sophisticated buildings in the world, the Duke Energy Center in Charlotte, NC.
Vladi Shuntorov is Lucid's President and Cofounder. Vladi led Lucid's early product and engineering teams and has driven the evolution of the company from its inception in 2004 to the launch of BuildingOS. A recipient of awards from U.S. EPA and Cleantech Open, Vladi has dozens of widely cited publications in the field and has delivered many distinguished presentations, including at TEDx. Vladi helped pioneer groundbreaking research in commercial building monitoring systems and realtime feedback technology.