09 Jun '11, 10am

IBM Unleashes Advanced Software Solution for Smarter Buildings

IBM Unleashes Advanced Software Solution for Smarter Buildings

Tulane University in New Orleans is using the software to transform the historic century-old Richardson Memorial Hall (pictured above), home of the Tulane School of Architecture , into what IBM is calling a "smarter-building living laboratory." Johnson Controls is a partner in the project. The Cloisters , the branch of the Metropolitan Museum that houses 3,000 works of European medieval art, is using IBM software and its wireless environmental sensor network called the Lower-Power Mote to preserve the collection. IBM's facility in Rochester, Minn. , is realizing further energy savings using the Intelligent Building Management system. The complex of 35 interconnected buildings that make up the 3.2-million-square-foot manufacturing and development facility has undergone several waves of efficiency improvements since the site opened in 1956 with a half million square feet of ...

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