A living being is sentient and capable of informing another when they are in pain or otherwise ailing or in trouble. If you are stuck in traffic, you are aware of this fact and can call your job or family to alert them you will be late. Your car, being non-sentient, is oblivious to the fact it is idling in traffic burning fuel and releasing excess exhaust.
Like your car, your buildings are entirely unaware of what is happening inside them. If a water main breaks in the middle of the night and no one knows until the following morning, your building could suffer irreparable damage. Imagine how thankful your building would be if it had the capability to reach out to you the minute water is detected. You could immediately jump to action and mitigate the issue before your entire capital investment is underwater (pun intended).
In much the same way Dug the dog from the Pixar movie, Up, was thrilled to have the ability to speak via a special collar, your buildings would certainly appreciate being able to communicate to you when conditions are not optimal.
Complete catastrophic failure is not a commonplace occurrence, but things happen. An IoT and sensor-based controls system empowers a building with the parts and smarts needed to provide you the information you deem critical:
Just imagine how thankful your buildings will be once you have given them voices. Once upon a time, there was no option to have remote connectivity to your facilities and equipment. Now, not only can you control a fixture, you can gather data from it to determine when there might be a potential equipment failure you can prevent with early intervention.
The equipment you put in your buildings today could be around for the next couple decades. Take care of it, empower it with a voice and treat it like it matters. Whether you have an existing controls solution or are wanting to build something from scratch, contact FSG Smart Buildings today to get started.
From our family to yours, have a Happy Thanksgiving.
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