Conference: Building Automation and Controls 2015, Sydney, 23-24 June 2015

Caimin McCabe spoke at the Building Automation and Controls Conference which took place on 23-24 June in Sydney. He presented twice at the only conference in Australia to specifically focus on building automation and control systems. The two sessions were:

Automation And Controls: Key Opportunities And Technologies

The implementation of automation technology is becoming a trend in Australia with high levels of investment being channeled into these projects, especially in the commercial sphere. However with the fast pace of technology, it is hard to remain informed on new innovations and what does and does not work.

In this workshop, Caimin provided a consultant’s perspective on the wide range of technologies and approaches currently in use: 

  • Introduction to the latest technologies and solutions being adopted, as well as some of the ‘older’ approaches that still have their place
  • Methods being used to improve the environmental, operational and indoor environmental quality of existing and new buildings
  • Process for identifying the key opportunities and paybacks
  • Developing the business case and showing ROI
  • How to benchmark your building against your competitors
  • Case study examples, technical material overviews and design approach

The Commercial Drivers Behind Building Automation

This session helped you increase your understanding on the current and future trends in building automation and the driving force behind them.

  • The inherent value in automation
  • Current and future trends in the international and domestic automation market and technology
  • Discussion on the various factors driving automation and their relative weight

Caimin also discussed how the following key commercial drivers affect the decision to automate:

  • Improving energy efficiency for sustainability
  • Reducing cost through operational efficiency
  • Increasing value to consumers, tenants and property

Conference details

Where: Nototel Sydney Central, Sydney
When: 23-24 June 2015

For more information about the conference including details on how to book click here.


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