Discovering the challenges of a modern construction site

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Discovering the challenges of a modern construction site

A modern construction site faces many challenges with multiple parties being involved: main contractor, suppliers and their sub-suppliers, customers, planners and regulators to name a few. As a result of all this complexity, the construction industry continues to suffer from low productivity and profitability.

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How green building certification impacts cash flow and value of commercial real estate? Findings from our Ruoholahti study

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How green building certification impacts cash flow and value of commercial real estate? Findings from our Ruoholahti study

Urbanization and climate change increase the need for energy-efficient and low-emission buildings, but how LEED-certified buildings affect cash flow and market value? As sustainability is voluntary and market-based, understanding the economic impact is critical.

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Why KEKO? – Caverion view

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Why KEKO? – Caverion view

Three perspectives that explain Caverion’s motivation to join the KEKO ecosystem and what we have learned so far.

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CalmCast: Measuring and predicting calmness of smart building spaces

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CalmCast: Measuring and predicting calmness of smart building spaces

Current smart buildings cater for efficiency, but the users want to find spaces where they can be comfortable. CalmCast calculates and predicts space calmness and activity, helping users to find the ideal space suitable for their needs.

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We make the ecosystem

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We make the ecosystem

Ecosystems have been acknowledged as places that bring together different kinds of actors and join their resources to develop new approaches and solutions. Whereas networks are based on direct business relationships, effective governance and co-operation, ecosystems have both direct and indirect relationships, weaker tights between actors, and also competition in them, all stressing the importance of self-adjustment and organization, adaptation and commitment.

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Avoidance is not an option to prevent cyber threats in smart buildings

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Avoidance is not an option to prevent cyber threats in smart buildings

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Future smart building ecosystem produces and uses information valued beyond its boundaries

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Future smart building ecosystem produces and uses information valued beyond its boundaries

In the future, information created and used in a building ecosystem will be more elaborate and valued even more than today. Consequently, building ecosystems grow larger, start to build own brand, and interact with other ecosystems.

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Platform economy - novel examples from Finland

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Platform economy – novel examples from Finland

Platform economy describes a phenomenon in which platforms bring together different actors (such as buyers and sellers) and enable the exchange, co-creation or sharing of information, goods and services between the parties.

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Advantages of collaborative VR in smart building planning

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Advantages of collaborative VR in smart building planning

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