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Utilizing Smart Buildings and Emerging Technologies to Build a Comprehensive Monitoring and Reporting System for Environmental Management


Smart building technologies (automation, Internet of Things, use of sensor networks, etc.) present an opportunity for cost-efficient and holistic sustainable management of facilities. Technologies exist that allow for more accurate monitoring of items like energy, air quality and water, as well as impacts from extreme weather and other climate change impacts. The pace of technological development is rapid, and new capabilities are available for enhanced monitoring and management, but it can be difficult for airports to learn about how these technologies can be used at their facilities. This project would survey current and emerging technologies that are in use or could be used to enhance environmental and sustainable management at airports.


The objective is develop a synthesis report of monitoring and reporting technology available to airports for creating a comprehensive environmental reporting system on site.

Sponsoring Committee:AV030, Environmental Impacts of Aviation
Date Posted:03/02/2021
Date Modified:03/10/2021
Index Terms:Smart structures, Environmental monitoring, Automation, Sustainable development, Sensors,
Cosponsoring Committees: 
Terminals and Facilities

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