IBM’s Smarter Buildings Initiative Takes Aim at Retrofits
IBM’s “building whisperer,” Dave Bartlett, believes many of our buildings could use a diet. Bartlett, who leads IBM’s smarter building initiative, is known as the “building whisperer” because he views buildings as living organisms, an approach that can help identify problems and suggest cost-effective ways of making buildings healthier and more energy-efficient. Bartlett is bullish about demand for building retrofits, a market that electrical service companies and other participants see growing by double-digits for several years.
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