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26 LIGHTING MAGAZINE | April/May 2017 for owners and to suit the needs of tenants. For example, motion sensor triggers can be used to control lights to turn them on and off and adjust brightness based on occupancy. Additionally, existing lighting can be retrofitted to lower energy consumption with smart LED bulbs to automate brightness during peak demand, or turn lights off in an area that is already brightly lit through natural light. Accessing existing system data or with higher density lighting in commercial buildings, smart lighting fixtures can further enhance insight into a building by mining data for analytics to optimise floor space utilisation, as well as asset monitoring or location information. When do you think the vision of the IoT will be achieved? IoT adoption will only continue to grow over the next few years. Smart commercial buildings will represent more than 58 percent of IoT installed bases in smart cities by 2020, according to Gartner. The adoption of smart city and smart building technology will rise together as benefits like reduced operating costs and increased energy efficiency become more apparent in the next few years. How will the massive amounts of new data be managed and used? The data collected from a building’s legacy systems and sensors can quickly be compiled into detailed, real-time insights, enabling facility managers to make data-driven decisions for sustainable operations. Massive amounts of data collected from buildings can be used to analyse patterns to improve business productivity. Things like predicting system failures and anomalies, preventive maintenance services, and improving tenant experiences using location-based services are possible with these new insights from data in the building. Sinclair Holdings, owners of a historic Art Deco sytle Fort Worth, TX building, are deploying Cisco Digital Building Series Switches in the building’s Marriot Hotel. Introducing The exclusive distributor of GE Lamps & Roadway Lighting in Australia & New Zealand. Working with GE Lighting and their extensive technical knowledge, expertise and resources, Light Source Solutions is committed to the development of the latest leading edge LED and globe technology to the market. GE is a trademark of General Electric Company and is under license by Light Source Solutions and Light Source Solutions New Zealand Ltd. Light Source Solutions www.lightsourcesolutions.com.au 1300 497 221 Light Source Solutions New Zealand Ltd. www.lightsourcesolutions.co.nz 1800 023 411 7534B LSS Lighting Mag FP FA.indd 1 23/03/2017 3:12 pm Credit:ImagesuppliedbyCisco.