Energy Efficiency for Small Businesses

Energy Efficiency for Small Businesses

Appropriate temperature control is frequently a challenge for businesses. Heating and cooling systems are frequently running at a greater capacity than required when the building is not occupied: heating is used to prevent water pipes from freezing, while cooling is used to prevent the growth of mildew and mold. Fortunately, there are thermostats that are designed to help your business reduce excessive heating and cooling.

Programmable Thermostats

Programmable thermostats allow the property manager to dictate a set schedule for a prescribed amount of heating and cooling. Programmable thermostats can cost more than traditional manual thermostats, because they require additional time to configure the necessary settings, in order to save energy.

IoT Thermostats

IoT (the Internet of Things) is a network of connected systems, devices, and algorithms that allow for the processing and distribution of sensor data in the cloud. It helps increase the ease of automation, data collection, and other products that improve people’s lives such as GPS navigation, home weather stations, leak sensors, and wearables.

The widely available IoT thermostat is one of the lynchpins of the smart home, but small businesses can often take […]

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