Technology has the power to change the way we approach building management and design. Did you know that virtual reality headsets allow users to view a building’s layout before construction even begins? Biometric technology can boost building security and authenticate a person’s identity with the scan of a finger, palm or face. Drones can be flown over buildings to not only collect aerial images, but also gather thermal imaging and automate rooftop inspections. And the best part is that we’ve only just scratched the surface of today’s building technology options.
Technology, when used correctly, can save building and construction managers significant time, money and resources. If you’re looking to read more about the latest in facility management technology, you’ve come to the right place. Here are seven top tech trends to look out for this year.