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Digital Twins and Sustainability


Lisa Wright

Digital Twins maximize energy efficiency, water conservation and other green building initiatives.

The term “digital twin” was first coined by Michael Grieves in 2002, referring to a digital replica of a physical object. The concept has since been applied to a wide range of projects and products, such as manufacturing processes and predictive maintenance systems. Digital twins are also important for sustainable development initiatives, as they can provide detailed data on resource usage and environmental conditions. Digital twins can be used to create more efficient energy systems, logistics, waste management processes, and other sustainability initiatives. By utilizing the data provided by digital twins, individuals and businesses alike have access to detailed information that can help them reduce their environmental impact and maximize efficiency. With the increasing prevalence of digital twins in industry and in everyday life, it's important to understand the technology and its implications. Digital twins can help shape the future of sustainability initiatives and lead to a more efficient, sustainable society. 

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