How to choose the best building management app
A good building management app presents a huge opportunity for commercial property managers to streamline operations, save time ...
Switch HEMS showcased at Intel IEDS
Switch Automation on Evolve3 hardware was featured in the Experience Zone at the recent Intel Embedded Developer Summit (IEDS) in Taiwan. This annual event is an opportunity for Intel to network with their hardware OEM/ODM partners and to highlight the next big growth areas of embedded computing.
What is an energy dashboard and why should every home have one?
What Do You Really Know About Your Energy Usage? Most of us open up our energy bill, look at the total charge and let out a big sigh. It’s true that energy costs are on the rise and each subsequent bill seems to reflect that truth. A couple of graphs on the bill let us […]
Sustainable Development 101
Sustainable development is based on commercial, ecological, and economic principles. Sustainability is the process of ensuring efficient, renewable supply of resources and environmental integrity, based on reliable principles. With sustainable development has come a raft of new technology, including green automation, an extension of home automation, and whole new methods of planning and construction. This […]
Intelligent buildings home automation systems for multi residence design
What makes an intelligent building today? From design to construction, multi residence buildings have to pass many fundamental compliance tests, beyond which, any number of extras and user friendly features can be included. An intelligent building incorporates new technologies and environmental elements that are time saving, cost saving and planet saving and energy management software […]
Green data: The key to sustainable cities?
“You cannot improve what you cannot measure” – Lord Kelvin This quote from Scottish physicist Lord Kelvin, best known for his work in thermodynamics, captures the idea behind green data, and its potential to change the way our homes and buildings consume energy: That is, the more we know about our usage, the more we […]
The benefits of using IP intercom in your building automation solution
If you have ever been buzzed in to an apartment block or commercial building you have used an intercom and access control system. Normally they are an analogue system that is found on a multi residential building. For construction companies, intercom and access control is another essential system and expense that they must have in […]