EUS Intellgent Buildings


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EUS Intellgent Buildings

  1. 1. English for University Studies Intelligent Buildings
  2. 2. Intelligent Buildings• Features• Advantages• Drawbacks• Conclusion• Q&A
  3. 3. Intelligent Buildings• Features• Clements Coombe (2004)
  4. 4. Intelligent BuildingsAdvantages Energy CostsChan & Lam (2010) Intelligent Conventional
  5. 5. Intelligent Buildings• Features• Advantages• Drawbacks – construction costs – careful management – technical problems• Conclusion• Q and A
  6. 6. Intelligent BuildingsHigh Construction Costs• Morrison and Roberts (2007)
  7. 7. Effective PresentationsTechnical ProblemsPreston (2008) “The central computer system works perfectly meaning an average wait of only 34 seconds for an elevator passenger; until the central computer system stops working perfectly….”
  8. 8. Intelligent Buildings• Advantages• Drawbacks• Intelligent Buildings in Hong Kong – high construction costs – careful management
  9. 9. Intelligent BuildingsReference ListChan, S., & Lam, K. P. (2010). Intelligent and conventional buildings. Architecture Today, 15(8).Clements Coombe, K. P. (2004). Features of a building. Oxford: Oxford University Press.Lam, J. K., & Preston, T. (2005). Environmental benefits of intelligent buildings. Cambridge: Unicorn Press.Morrison, B., & Roberts, M. (2007). Comparing buildings. Hong Kong. Imperial Press.Preston, P. (2008). Technical problems in the intelligent building. Modern Buildings,24(4), 24- 32.
  10. 10. Intelligent BuildingsThis PowerPoint is foreducational purposes only.While it is based on fact, thereferences used bear noresemblance whatsoever toany person or persons living ordead.