As a nationally recognized sustainability leader and award winning mechanical engineer, Tom's passion and expertise focus on delivering high performance solutions to clients—solutions that are practical, maintainable, healthy, resilient and resource-responsible. An author of numerous published papers and frequent speaker, Tom focuses on integrated systems design, delivery of best-in-class building and district-scale performance outcomes, total cost of ownership, SMART building strategies, and on-site resilience-enhancing solutions. Tom brings a diverse technical background that underpins his current high performance design focus and helps foster the integrative thinking such work demands. Tom has experience building and leading global multi-disciplinary teams, both in the delivery of professional consulting services within the AEC industry and in a related technology sector as part of a successful start-up. He has provided both project and program management in high pressure complex, schedule driven environments.
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Building the Business Case for Smart Building Investments
Creating the ability for smart building operations requires an investment in hardware, software, and workforce skill development. Like any other commitment of capital, these investments must make business sense. Traditional methods for simply valuing energy cost reductions do not fully capture the value stream from smart buildings. This session will bring together on-the-ground expertise from building owner/managers, product and service providers, and cybersecurity specialists to discuss how value from employee productivity, recruitment and retention, cybersecurity, and operational cost reductions drive an improved return on investment analysis of smart building strategies. The “chain of custody” for making critical investment decisions is complicated. Learn more about who must be convinced in this complex decision tree for smart investments.