Opened in 2006, the 73,000 square-foot Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute (HWI) is considered the Gateway to the Buffalo-Niagara Medical Corridor.

An integrated smart building solution delivers zonal temperature control of each office, laboratory and open common spaces, reducing operational costs by allowing facilities personnel to control areas in use while reducing energy demands in areas not occupied.

Wireless monitoring of freezers containing invaluable research projects helps HWI staff to quickly address operational issues and potential failure of freezers, ensuring years of work is not lost.

Integrated card access security protects employees and safeguards sensitive areas. A full perimeter digital video surveillance system constantly monitors exterior areas. Video alarm integration with critical doors gives instant image of problem door to security personnel.


  • Environmental Controls
  • Fire Alarm/Smoke Purge
  • Wireless Freezer Monitoring
  • Integrated Door Access
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Video Surveillance