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IBM saw an opportunity to put its latest Smarter Buildings research into practice by turning its Smarter Cities Technology Centre in Dublin into a “Living Lab”. 2,500 sensors provide real-time data on heating and cooling systems, lighting, water and electricity meters, footfall and motion within the 35,500 sq ft building, enabling the creation of comprehensive energy usage models.
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Simon leads IBM's Smarter Buildings initiative and works with clients and partner organisations on projects such as real-time energy monitoring. Simon is also a member of the Association for Project Management (MAPM) and the Chartered Management Institute (MCMI).
Niall Brady is currently Lead Engineer in IBM's Smarter Cities research laboratory in Dublin where he is involved in several worldwide energy and sustainability projects. Niall is author of the paper: ‘IBM puts Smarter Buildings research into practice’.
Source: Reuters 23 December 2014