Siemens sponsored the “Facility Management Conference 2013”, the National Summit on the Strategic Role of Facility Management, which took place on May 27th, 2013.
Stavros Boultadakis, Engineer in charge of the promotion of Building Energy Management and Saving Systems at Siemens, held a speech during the conference session “Investment Protection and Resources Saving through Efficient Energy Management, with the use of Building Automations”. Mr. Boultadakis fo-cused on the need to reduce building operational costs, which can be achieved with the use of building automations. Moreover, he underlined the contribution of building automations to the overall protection of the building, as an investment.
The emphasis lied on examples of building energy upgrading with the use of automations, as well as the economic benefits of such an investment. Moreover, there was a presentation of Siemens’ materials and automation systems, as well as of its comprehensive network of partners. In the context of the same conference session, Mr. Konstantinos Konstantoulis, mechanical engineer and partner of Dimand Compa-ny, presented the application of building automations on “Karela Office Park”, the only building in Greece certified as LEED Gold.
It is noted that Siemens offers a comprehensive portfolio of building automation solutions and HVAC sys-tems (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning), which are distinguished for their low-cost installation and high credibility. Their installation ensures high level – comfort buildings, with the optimum energy consumption and low CO2 emissions.
Building automation solutions are part of Siemens’ Environmental Portfolio. In fiscal 2012, the company’s revenues from its Environmental Portfolio reached €33 billion, which makes it one of the largest suppliers of “green” technologies in the world. In parallel, the company’s solutions helped clients around the world reduce their CO2 emissions by 332 megatons, which is equal to 40% of Germany’s total annual CO2 emissions.
The National Summit on the Strategic Role of Facility Management was organized by the magazine “Plant Management” of Boussias Communications on May 27th, under the auspices of the Ministry of Develop-ment, Competitiveness, Infrastructure, Transport and Networks. More than 250 high-rank industry executives and entrepreneurs attended the speeches of the distinguished international and Greek speakers.
About the Siemens Infrastructure & Cities Sector
The Siemens Infrastructure & Cities Sector (Munich, Germany), with approximately 90,000 employees, focuses on sustainable technologies for metropolitan areas and their infrastructures. Its offering includes products, systems and solutions for intelligent traffic management, rail-bound transportation, smart grids, energy efficient buildings, and safety and security. The Sector comprises the divisions Building Technologies, Low and Medium Voltage, Mobility and Logistics, Rail Systems and Smart Grid. For more information, visit http://www.siemens.com/infrastructure-cities