The Benefits of Smart Building Technology


National Telecommunications and Information Administration

01/15/2020 - 14:00

Smart buildings are quickly becoming the building blocks of smart cities, providing benefits to both the building owners and tenants. They provide greater energy efficiency, improved use of building resources, and increased productivity of the occupants. Developing smart buildings can lead to an exponentially positive impact on the surrounding community. This panel will discuss smart buildings use cases, the foundational technologies that support them, and the benefits reaped.


  • Benny Lee, Director of SMC Public Wi-Fi, San Mateo County and Councilman, San Leandro, CA
  • Limor Schafman, Senior Director, Smart Buildings Program, Telecommunications Industry Association
  • Jiri Skopek, Board of Governors Vice-Chair, 2030 Districts Network


  • Jean Rice, Senior Broadband Analyst, BroadbandUSA