Our Digital Twin technology enables facilities managers to optimise building operations, improve energy efficiency, and reduce maintenance costs with ease.
Digital twin software is emerging as a game-changer for facility management and building operations. A digital twin model creates an accurate virtual copy of a physical asset, which can be leveraged to monitor, manage, and analyse real-time data. Digital twin technology enables facilities managers to optimise building operations, improve energy efficiency, and reduce maintenance costs.
To put simply, a digital twin is a virtual replica of the physical asset that encompasses various aspects of its operations, from its design to its construction, maintenance, and operation. Advanced data analytics, real-time monitoring, and predictive modelling helps facilities managers identify underperforming areas or equipment, and optimise performance.
This technology constitutes a crucial component of the smart building ecosystem, which has become increasingly important for achieving operational efficiency and saving energy costs.
The applications of digital twin software for facilities management are diverse. For instance, digital twins bring value to monitoring and upgrading HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) systems to optimise building energy efficiency. A digital twin can also help evaluate the durability and overall structural soundness of a building, as well as other mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) systems.
Predictive analysis, one of the key features of digital twin software, leverages sensors, data analytics, and artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms to forecast equipment lifespan and maintenance requirements. This is done through continuous data input in real-time to identify and spot any potential issues before they occur that could compromise building operations, maintenance, and overall performance.
Best practices in digital twin software involve multiple elements, from data management, modelling, and visualisation to predictive analysis and monitoring, while taking account of feedback and measurement from the facility management teams. Digital twin software creates an immersive and comprehensive overview of the building's performance, where facilities managers can make real-time decisions to improve efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and overall performance.
Overall, digital twin software is a critical tool for progressive facilities management and building operations. The technology enables real-time monitoring, predictive analysis, and the optimisation of building performance. The long-term benefits of adopting digital twin technology in facilities management are clear. As technology continues to evolve, facilities managers can stay at the forefront of emerging trends and technologies that help ensure peak building performance, safety, and operation.
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With the adoption of BIM, Twinview’s digital twin platform offers facility managers access to accurate, data-rich 3D models of their operational building whilst using real-time data to optimise property performance.
Technologies continue to challenge protocols that have been around for decades. The shift to a digital world has impacted almost every industry, and now is the time for facilities management to make the leap and join the latest revolution, industry 4.0.