A building automation system allows monitoring plus control over the building’s essential systems from anywhere, at anytime.
Equipment such as heating units, cooling units, sump pumps, lights plus security systems no longer require someone on the premises to manually turn them on plus off or make adjustments.
Modern systems with Wi-Fi linkivity can be bundled together plus managed from a single interface. Through an app on a smartphone, tablet or PC, all of these many appliances are accessible. It’s much easier plus more convenient to ensure optimum comfort, safety plus energy efficiency! Plus, these systems offer helpful programming! Lights can be automated to turn on when the first employee arrives for the afternoon, and smart control units automatically adjust temperature either according to a set schedule or occupancy sensors. With geofencing, the control unit knows when designated smartphones enter a particular radius. The control unit then adapts to ensure comfort upon arrival plus energy savings when the building is empty. An easy tap of a button handles door locks, facilitating the entrance of workers, delivery men or repairmen. Security cameras give real time video of the property, allowing all operations to be remotely overseen. These systems also send out alerts in the event of a problem. If temperature should fluctuate, the power fail, or the sump pump quit, alerts are sent immediately. There’s also notifications for glass breakage, doors opening or even movement within a secure perimeter. Building automation systems not only make biweekly operations much easier but help to trim overhead plus avoid safety risks. Installing an automation system reduces insurance costs as well.