SMART BUILDINGS

CONSTRUCTION

Track construction equipment to
combat theft and optimize usage

Real-time tracking and cloud-based data sets enable construction companies to reduce theft, increase productivity and control operating costs. Theft of machinery and valuable equipment such as electrical panels from buildings is very costly. Protecting your equipment has a deterrent effect on potential thieves, and if a robbery should occur, tracking information will be key in enabling police to recover stolen assets and gather evidence for prosecution. Tracking heavy equipment also provides valuable insight to help managers monitor oversights and assess usage trends.

Secure electrical panels

IoT offers a solution for protecting expensive assets on construction sites. Switching to connected electrical panels for tracking ultimately prevents them from being stolen or damaged. When motion is detected, the panel triggers an alert via the Sigfox global IoT network to the electrical contractor. Detection of motion also triggers the GPS tracker, as location details are a key piece of information for the police to recover assets and help dismantle black market networks.

SECURITY

Back-up alarm systems

Security companies must provide reliable, consistent protection. Powered by Sigfox’s global IoT network, smart security solutions outsmart GSM jammers, hold security guards accountable and increase alarm system reliability. Rather than competing with traditional systems, these smart devices complement existing platforms and provide a cost-effective, scalable way for security providers to increase the effectiveness of their existing services.

Smoke and fire alerts sent
via the Internet

Fire safety equipment maintenance is timeconsuming and many man hours are wasted carrying out unnecessary checks. Alerts triggered by traditional smoke detectors may not be heard by enough people or completely ignored. Smoke detectors connected to the Sigfox network can send real-time alerts, keepalive status and battery level. Security companies can respond quicker to alerts, improve safety, retain clients, win new contracts and better manage their operations.

FACILITY MANAGEMENT

Building automation system
infrastructure is simpler and
cheaper than ever

Low cost, autonomous and wireless, SigfoxReady sensors can be installed quickly and easily all over the building to monitor systems such as HVAC, boilers, light, power, fire, and security. They also allow you to monitor and control operational parameters like temperature, occupancy, indoor air quality and humidity and door openings. Heavy machinery such as lifts and escalators can also be fitted with sensors to anticipate breakdowns and trigger quick remedial action when a fault is detected. Even water leaks and legionella can be detected with IoT sensors. These sensors run on the same battery for years, eliminating the hassle of manual maintenance and control.

Insights into the integrity
of building infrastructure

Detect damage to building structure by measuring cracks, extensions or strain gauges on key structural elements. Constant monitoring can prevent extensive building damage by helping engineers better predict and plan building improvements.

Avoid rodent infestations

Rodents transmit dozens of diseases and are also the main cause of electrical fires. Customer satisfaction, reputation, competitive positioning and business liability are at stake. Rodents are partially blind, they move by touching and smelling everything around them, so traps alone are ineffective since foraging rodents learn to avoid new objects. Thanks to IoT, rodent activity monitoring solutions based on infrared sensors can identify rodent activity hotspots in the building, and rodent management programs can use this data to trap up to 6 times more rats.

Just press the button to call
for service

Simple button devices connected to the Sigfox IoT global network enable facilities managers to reduce costs, predict client needs and delight customers with exceptional service. When stock needs refilling or facilities need maintenance, clients simply press the button. The alert is sent via the Sigfox network to the facility manager’s dashboard, who schedules the work. Over time, data can be used to predict future alerts. Prompt compliance keeps the client happy and raises the value of having a facility manager for the business.

Monitor employee
attendance remotely

Time clocks connected to the Internet through the Sigfox global IoT network allow you to monitor the attendance of your workers on remote job sites. Forget the hassle of SIM cards for tracking employee comings and goings with constant and real-time connected monitoring.

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