In recent years, the term Predictive Maintenance has risen to prominence in a number of industries such as manufacturing and automotive. With the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, proactive maintenance – which includes predictive and preventive measures – has become a core pillar of the Industrial 4.0 revolution.
If you’ve been paying attention to buzzwords in the building maintenance world, chances are you’ve heard of Predictive Maintenance. In recent years, the term has risen to prominence in the industrial and manufacturing sectors regarding industrial equipment. However, the term’s implications are much broader than that. As the Internet of Things (IoT) expands across the entirety of the built environment sector, predictive maintenance is paving the way to revolutionizing how we address the maintenance needs of building systems and equipment.