The vital role of smart buildings in the evolution of sustainable smart cities

2021 looks to be a pivotal year in the fight against climate change. With many global economies setting mid-century net zero carbon reduction targets, the pressure is on to develop strategies to bring down emissions in our cities, save energy, and speed up the transition to renewable energy.

Against this backdrop, demand for urban space will continue to grow - according to the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), 55 percent of the world’s population live in...