Robert Best speaks at IoT Emerge

Robert Best speaks at IoT Emerge.

Smart buildings coming, but slowly

Any increase in attendance or productivity pays off more than any other investment Best told IoT Emerge attendees about what is considered to be the "gold standard" of productivity studies Consumers will ultimately push owners into Smart Building retrofits because they have smart products in their homes

CHICAGO — It's tough to get commercial building owners to spend money, as any mechanical or HVAC contractor can attest, even with a strong business case. That holds true for JLL, or Jones Lang Lasalle, a large building management firm, said Robert Best, head of energy and sustainability services for JLL. JLL manages a large portfolio of buildings owned by other people.

Best spoke during Penton's IoT Emerge conference here in early November.

Best noted the rat

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