The rise of the Chief Smart Building Officer

For years, we’ve been hearing about the smart building revolution. That sensors would be attached to practically everything within buildings, including people, so AI could upgrade the indoor experience to new levels. The revolution started ages ago as we pivoted to a largely technology-dependent life, but buildings weren’t keeping pace. What was going to be the turning point that made buildings catch up in the smart era? Turns out it was a global pandemic that sent everyone home and sent sensors into buildings.

However, this idea of a turning point isn’t being fair to the sustainability movement that started before the pandemic and grabbed the attention of building owners, operators, and occupants. People wanted to understand their impact on the environment and how data could illuminate ways to improve their carbon footprint. 

GS Technologies Ltd (LON:GST), through its subsidiary, EMS Wiring Systems Pte. Ltd, provides services in the “Smart Building” sector. Smart Building is a diverse term that refers to the technological capabilities of buildings and other work place facilities.

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