Intelligent buildings means a building which is
sustainable as in energy efficiency, low costs, best offer to owner and occupants too. The
term was being introduced in 1980 at united states.
The 3’S principles were involved which are
structure,system and services . The main objective lies in the cost effectiveness,
full safety, and flexibility. Intelligent building incorporated buildings in
commercial plot, campus and government estates etc.
The major aspects are safety & surveillance,
building automation, energy management comfort, security and necessary
– Safety covers the fire protection by water sprinklers or hose reel, smoke detectors
where as surveillance system covers the CCTV(closed circuit television) or
intrusion security alarm.
Ø SECURITY- it means the access control as in various
systems like biometric( access control by fingerprint). Fingerprint access, secure code
access control to various areas such as entry/exits and etc.
HARDWARE – it include efficient lighting systems or proper HVAC installations.
few specimen of intelligent buildings that are as follows:
DAVINCI ROTATING TOWER ( DUBAI)
BURJ KHALIFA (DUBAI)
INORBIT MALL (MUMBAI)
Intelligent buildings are the future blocks of our
environment. Intelligent building takes the latest technology to achieve best comfort,
thermal insulation, indoor lighting and the best quality air.
The basic difference in intelligent building
lies in process of planning the space with the best optimum use of every
material available to construct. An engineer (hardware)and computer operated
access control marks the major difference between the intelligent building and
the ordinary building. Due to latest technology, intelligent buildings are high
on their cost construction rates but are rationalize by their energy saving
As the technology evolves, intelligent buildings
evolve too in their latest equipments of security and energy saving. Constructing
the intelligent buildings are the smart choice of every builders, architects, engineers