The Leading News & Information Service For The Facilities, Workplace & Built Environment Community

Friday, 6 December

A Smart Move - Engie Buys Smart Buildings Firm

Engie has acquired a company that specialises in smart buildings solutions - Smart Buildings Ltd

On the eve of the Smart Buildings Show at London's Barbican Centre, Engie acquired Smart Buildings Ltd, a company that specialises in smart buildings solutions.

The acquisition will significantly enhance the solutions Engie is able to offer to customers.

Smart Buildings Show, 7-8 November. For details - Click Here

Smart Building has expertise in developing Internet of Things (IoT) technology and integration of devices to give customers an improved building management experience.

Nicola Lovett, CEO of Engie’s Business Energy & Services division, said: “This acquisition is the next step in achieving our goal of being a key player in the smart buildings market. We recognise that FM and energy markets are changing, and we are committed to being at the forefront of those changes.

“By combining the technology that Smart Buildings has developed, with our strength in FM and energy, we will be able to add value for our customers in helping them to improve their performance, optimise their workplaces and increase employee wellbeing.”

CEO of Smart Buildings, Mark Davenport added: “Our philosophy is to innovate by leading through IoT technology and to integrate by normalising every device that can communicate, thereby empowering users to interact and control their worlds.”

Smart Buildings has already achieved recognition for its innovation, working closely with clients such as Barclays Bank, Lookers and JCT600 to introduce smart technologies to their businesses.

An award-winning partnership with Barclays Bank has seen Smart Buildings working closely with the Barclays engineering team to develop a bespoke ‘software-as-a-service’ (SaaS) application. This interacts with building equipment to give improved central visibility of the systems in Barclays’ property portfolio through a fully interactive platform.

Picture: Engie has acquired a company that specialises in smart buildings solutions - Smart Buildings Ltd.

Article written by Brian Shillibeer

Share



Related Articles

Gavazzi On Show At Smart Buildings

Controls and Automation specialist, Carlo Gavazzi will be returning to this year’s Smart Buildings show at London’s Olympia on October 9-10. Smart...

 Read Full Article
Tackling The People Challenge Through Technology

Report - CBRE and ThisWeekinFM recently lead a delegation of experts to provide a briefing on technology in workplace and real estate strategy. The breakfast briefing...

 Read Full Article
Enocean Alliance At Smart Buildings Show

EnOcean Alliance members will be exhibiting maintenance-free wireless sensor solutions for smart buildings at the Smart Buildings show at London’s Olympia on...

 Read Full Article
Smart Buildings Show Is Open For Registration

The UK’s cornerstone Smart Buildings event is back with more visitors, more stands and more conference content for 2019. The free-to-attend event takes place at...

 Read Full Article
Military Intelligence Disability-Smart

A range of organisations have been recognised for leading the way on positive change at the Disability-Smart 2019 Awards - and the secret is out, MI5 was amongst the...

 Read Full Article
The Speechmark Makes You Speechless

Fronted by curved glass and framed in slate black, The Speechmark is arguably now one of the most striking buildings in Southwark – an area of London already...

 Read Full Article
IWFM And Microsoft Partner In Smart Buildings Research

The IWFM has begun a research and development collaboration with Microsoft to explore a shared vision for the role of technology in high performing workplaces. A new...

 Read Full Article
Smart Buildings Briefing Review

On September 18 Property Affiliates organised a briefing hosted by Avison Young at their offices in Central London. The subject - Smart Buildings – influencing...

 Read Full Article
Holland Match - It's All Gone Gooee Over There

ProptTech history has been made with global M&E firm Croonwolter&dros agreeing to connect the 5,000 commercial buildings it runs in the Netherlands  to the...

 Read Full Article
Brits Want Someone Else To Fund Smart City Solutions

Almost a quarter of Brits want the Government to pay for smart city measures out of taxation in order to solve problems such as congestion and security. A survey of...

 Read Full Article