custom automation and control systems

How to Simplify Your Office with Custom Automation & Control Systems

Laine Peterson15Mar 2019Audio/Visual, Commercial, Security

Science fiction and fantasy have been packed with images of buildings being able to run themselves. Smart homes aren’t a new concept to homeowners, but they are to people that own businesses.

Automated systems can help regulate lighting, heating, and electronic devices that can be controlled remotely by phone or computer. They’re becoming more affordable, more sophisticated, and are making a big impression with people.

It’s estimated that the global smart home market could be valued at more than $53 billion by 2022. And if you want your business to thrive with automation systems, now is a perfect time.

If you didn’t know about all the benefits that come with automation, we’re here to teach you the basics. Read on to learn about the benefits of automating your building or store.

What Automation Systems Can Do For Your Business

Remote and wireless technology has transformed the way we live. You may have a remote start button and an automatic lock for your car but imagine what that technology can do in your office or workspace!

Building automation and security are more than simply pressing buttons to do tasks. A smart automated building can do a lot of good for you and your employees.

Remotely Control Your Business

Being able to control your building’s functions from a distance can be a huge advantage. You will have more control over your work environment.

You won’t have to waste money on cooling costs during the summer. Instead of worrying about leaving the air conditioner on blast all night to cool the building, simply adjust the temperature an hour before employees arrive to work.

Do you often worry about leaving the lights on? Lighting and shade control systems allow you to control your lights through a smartphone, tablet, or touch panel.

Having the right lighting system lets you have more control over your environment.  Some benefits of lighting and shade control include:

  • Automated shades
  • Save on costs and energy
  • Reject heat
  • Energy efficient solar shades
  • Convenience

Leaving the lights on will no longer be a concern when you can control everything right in the palm of your hand.

Increase Employee Safety

One major advantage of having a smart building is being able to have a comprehensive security system that can do more than sound an alarm and call the police.

Smart buildings can let you know whenever doors are unlocked, windows are open, or when people approach the front door.

These features can be especially helpful for daycare owners, schools, nursing homes, and rehabilitation facilities. Being able to monitor everyone closely makes your business more secure and gives customers extra peace of mind.

Enhance Your Workspace

We briefly mentioned how a smart building can lower your HVAC costs in our AC example, but smart buildings can do more than just help save you money on bills.

Imagine getting rid of your old projection screen and replacing it with a high-tech monitor. Your next client presentation won’t just be a PowerPoint presentation, it’ll be an experience.

Smart AV business options can help with lighting and shade control. You could even have video walls or projection systems.

Utilizing a state-of-the-art projection system is easier on the eyes and offers a more pleasing aesthetic to your office space.

Improve Your Office Today 

Automation systems can enhance almost everything about your workplace. From lower energy bills to enhanced security and office space, there are numerous benefits to simplifying your work environment.

Do you want to learn more about how we can enhance your workplace?  Contact us today so we can discuss how we can upgrade and improve productivity throughout your business.


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