Overcoming Space Management Challenges in Dynamic Workplaces with Steven Penny 

Optimise Your Workspace with Expert Insights In our recent discussion with Steven Penny, we aimed to understand the current challenges that facility managers face during space planning, the types of data they require to plan and manage building facilities efficiently, and whether occupancy monitoring solutions can effectively address these issues. Steven Penny, a seasoned Facility… Continue reading Overcoming Space Management Challenges in Dynamic Workplaces with Steven Penny 

Understanding Occupancy Monitoring: Essential Insights for Modern Smart Building Management 

In the landscape of modern building management, where space utilisation is not merely beneficial but critical, occupancy monitoring has become a pivotal component of strategic estate management. This technology has evolved significantly from its rudimentary origins of hand tally counters to advanced systems that offer a comprehensive view of how space is utilised within facilities,… Continue reading Understanding Occupancy Monitoring: Essential Insights for Modern Smart Building Management 

DIREK at the Innovate UK BridgeAI Annual Showcase 2024!

We are excited to announce our participation in the Innovate UK BridgeAI Annual Showcase 2024, a premier event celebrating the convergence of AI and industry. This year’s showcase will focus on the transformative power of AI technologies in driving sustainable and responsible innovations across various sectors. Join us to see first-hand how our Smart Building… Continue reading DIREK at the Innovate UK BridgeAI Annual Showcase 2024!

Embracing Modern Challenges in Facilities Management with DIREK 

In 2023, facilities managers are navigating a complex landscape shaped by evolving workplace dynamics, technological advancements, and a heightened focus on sustainability. The challenges are manifold, ranging from adapting to hybrid work models to ensuring security and wellness in work environments.1 Addressing these challenges effectively is crucial for maintaining efficient, safe, and sustainable facilities. DIREK’s… Continue reading Embracing Modern Challenges in Facilities Management with DIREK 

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Advanced Facility Management: Embracing Tech for Adaptability

The integration of advanced technologies such as IoT and AI into the sphere of facility management is ushering in a new era of unprecedented efficiency and operational intelligence. As facility managers and technicians adapt to this technological transformation, they are experiencing a remarkable evolution in their roles and capabilities. However, along with the great potential… Continue reading Advanced Facility Management: Embracing Tech for Adaptability

Energy Efficiency Strategies for UK Winter – Save Costs and Reduce Carbon Footprint 

As the UK braces for potentially early snowfall following Storm Ciaran, LBC underscores the pressing need for robust energy conservation measures. Forecasters are wary of a temperature plunge pre-Christmas, while the Met Office projects mostly gentle conditions but with a chance of snow, particularly in the Scottish Highlands. LBC informs households and businesses alike to… Continue reading Energy Efficiency Strategies for UK Winter – Save Costs and Reduce Carbon Footprint 

How Smart Technologies Enhance Healthcare with IoT-driven Smart Occupancy Monitoring 

As the digital era unfolds, the healthcare industry is experiencing an unprecedented transformation. The Internet of Things (IoT), with its web of interconnected devices and systems, is spearheading this change. Insider Intelligence Magazine underscores this evolution, predicting the market’s expansion to $187.60 billion by 2028. IoT’s integration into healthcare, known as the Internet of Medical… Continue reading How Smart Technologies Enhance Healthcare with IoT-driven Smart Occupancy Monitoring 

The Role of AI in Energy Management: Transforming the Industry for a Sustainable Future

Introduction: The influence of artificial intelligence (AI) in the smart building energy management sector is nothing short of revolutionary. In a time where saving energy and efficient energy use are paramount, AI emerges as a key player in reshaping the energy landscape. From demand response management to predictive maintenance and smart homes, AI is revolutionising… Continue reading The Role of AI in Energy Management: Transforming the Industry for a Sustainable Future

UK Net-Zero Ambition: Bridging Energy Efficiency and Carbon Control

Understanding the Landscape from FinTech Global’s Perspective The UK is ambitiously charting a path towards becoming the world’s premier Net Zero-aligned Financial Centre1. As highlighted by the recent article from FinTech Global, the UK’s commendable efforts have already resulted in a reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by over 48% since 1901. The establishment of the… Continue reading UK Net-Zero Ambition: Bridging Energy Efficiency and Carbon Control

Embracing the Future: IoT, AI, and DIREK`s Role in the Modern World

The technological horizon is continuously expanding, and a recent Forbes Enterprise Tech piece offers insights into the symbiotic growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI). By 2024, the IoT ecosystem is projected to expand with over 207 billion devices, extending its reach far beyond traditional computers and smartphones. The article outlines… Continue reading Embracing the Future: IoT, AI, and DIREK`s Role in the Modern World