Tomorrow’s buildings will be connected buildings: entire houses will be remotely controlled using smartphones. The major players in the digital world, such as Apple and Google, are coming up with increasingly advanced home automation innovations that will make our daily lives easier. Between offering control over energy consumption, integrating systems for improved security and comfort, and offering new services, what are the areas of focus for connected buildings?
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Tuesday December 9th, 2014
Terre Plurielle foundation and the Guild workers come together for the Planète Coeur association
On 28 November, Yves Gabriel, Chairman and CEO of Bouygues Construction and President of the Minorange Guild Workers, presented a cheque for €24,400 to the Planète Coeur association, which is supported by Terre Plurielle, the Bouygues Construction foundation. This payment was made possible by the generosity of the Guild workers, who organised a number of […]
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