The sixth edition of the Smart City Expo World Congress took place in Barcelona from November 15th to 17th, the most representative event to discover the latest innovations, trends and technologies around the so-called Smart Cities.
Energy efficiency has taken a prominent place in this edition of the fair. Energy saving in large cities is one of the industry’s major concerns in the 21st century, increasingly developing the concept of intelligent buildings. The aim is to achieve total control of the installations and systems integrated in the buildings that allows a more efficient management and a more automated control, main technological challenges.
The European Union is allocating € 80 billion in funds to prioritize smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. Thus, we are at a key moment for the integration of products that seek energy efficiency and automated control of facilities, a field where the web platform of energy services EQUS proves to be an integral solution and of high added value with respect to other solutions of the market .The app has been designed to allow the analysis of trends of energy and air quality variables through Big Data mathematical tools, allowing administrations and companies to monitor, control, maintain and optimize facilities (HVAC, electricity and lighting, etc.).
The web platform for energy services EQUS has been presented in Barcelona to professionals and administrations at the Smart City Expo World Congress. In this edition there has been a significant increase in participation compared to the previous edition, close to 30%, with more than 16,000 accredited visitors and about 600 exhibitors present.