The Elevator’s Role in the Connected Business

Katie Hunt by Katie Hunt | 05.11.2015

The notion of the “connected business” is gaining traction as companies seek ways to use technology intermixed with physical space as a tool to achieve strategic business objectives. There are three core principles that define a connected business: energy savings, operational efficiencies, and high-tech security functionality.

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The fully integrated security, video and access control systems let building managers quickly issue or rescind credentials to enter the building.

The most obvious and talked-about places to accomplish this involve subsystems such as HVAC and lighting. However, building designers are now looking at every part of a commercial space — from architecture to building subsystems — to contribute to strengthening the connected business. Click here to read an article published in SDM about Honeywell’s role in a recently renovated property at 680 Folsom St. in the heart of San Francisco’s South of Market District. The award winning renovation illustrates the elevator’s role in the connected business, and its important tie back to supreme security. For more information, check out this case study.