The Internet of Things has become far more accessible as the internet has become more available to people. The cost of connecting is decreasing, and many devices now have Wi-Fi capabilities and sensors built right into them.
“Green” building practices developed out of this worldwide desire to put aside harmful practices and create a sustainable building model. Nearly every country currently recognizes it’s crucial to minimize energy use and eliminate the waste of valuable resources.
The Act led to the establishment of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to oversee workplace safety and to set and enforce the standards of a safe and healthy workplace.