Successful organisations are keen to acquire and utilise the latest technologies this century has to offer.
However, a barrier for many companies has been the high cost of providing the connectivity platform required for integration and control of the various systems within the building such as lighting, heating, cooling, security, AV and so on.
Fortunately, with emerging new products, and increased competition between manufacturers, there are now available a variety of energy saving controls and lighting control systems for commercial buildings. We recommend those with proven reliability and full manufacturers’ support for New Zealand installations, ensuring also they do not ‘blow the budget’ and can be scalable to meet future needs, as well as current requirements.
In some cases a government subsidy can assist with the costs of implementing energy saving controls. Some companies choose to finance such a project from the savings that can be made through lower energy costs after implementation. There are also leases that can be set up to allow a business to finance the new energy efficient system via a monthly payment, often from the savings made from reduced energy costs, rather than via the over burdened capital expenditure budget. Intelligent Environments are happy to explore with you the various options that may be available to your company.
Commercial energy saving controls can be installed as part of new build or renovation projects, but can also take advantage of ‘stand-alone’ products, or wireless technology to provide retrofit solutions, for all, or just part of a building.
Such a building management solution may include just one element, or a selection from: