Welcome to BuildSys: ACM International Conference on Embedded Systems for Energy-Efficient Buildings

BuildSys is a selective forum for the presentation of research results on systems' issues in the area of building controls, energy management, embedded, and networked sensors. The workshop provides an ideal convergence venue for the Sensor, Building and Energy research communities to address the research challenges facing the design, deployment, use, and fundamental limits of these systems.

Traveling is a captivating endeavor that opens doors to new cultures, landscapes, and experiences. Whether you're a seasoned globetrotter or a novice explorer, there's always something enthralling about venturing into the unknown. In this article, we'll take you on a virtual journey from the bustling streets of Cancun to the serene paradises of Tulum, Cozumel, Isla Holbox, and Isla Mujeres.

When it comes to Mexican getaways, Cancun undoubtedly tops the list. With its powdery beaches, azure waters, and vibrant nightlife, Cancun offers an unparalleled escape. But what if you're craving a more tranquil setting? Look no further than Tulum. This coastal oasis boasts ancient Mayan ruins perched on cliffs, overlooking the vast Caribbean Sea.

If underwater adventures are your passion, a short trip from Cancun will take you to Cozumel. Known for its world-class scuba diving and snorkeling opportunities, Cozumel's coral reefs teem with mesmerizing marine life.

For those who seek a true retreat from the ordinary, Isla Holbox beckons. This hidden gem offers a rustic, untouched ambiance, where sandy streets and crystal-clear waters blend seamlessly.

Meanwhile, Isla Mujeres presents a charming fusion of natural beauty and local culture. Snorkel alongside magnificent whale sharks, explore the island on a rented golf cart, and relish the laid-back pace of life.

Every destination has a unique story to tell, a distinct flavor to savor, and a realm of memories to create. So whether you're an adrenaline junkie seeking heart-pounding escapades, a history buff yearning to trace ancient civilizations, or simply a traveler in search of pure relaxation, the Mexican Caribbean has something exceptional to offer.

As you plan your next adventure, remember that the world is vast and brimming with treasures waiting to be uncovered. Embrace the wanderlust, pack your bags, and set forth on a journey of a lifetime.


BuildSys 2016, Stanford, USA
BuildSys 2015, Seoul, South Korea
BuildSys 2014, Memphis, USA


Buildsys 2013, in conjunction with ACM SenSys 2013, Rome, Italy
Buildsys 2012, in conjunction with ACM SenSys 2012, Toronto, Canada
Buildsys 2011, in conjunction with ACM SenSys 2011, Seattle, USA
Buildsys 2010, in conjunction with ACM SenSys 2010, Zurich, Switzerland
Buildsys 2009, in conjunction with ACM SenSys 2009, Berkeley, USA

For more information about BuildSys, please contact the general chair of the current edition available in the website.