Blog - Archive for Energy Efficiency

Attention Property Managers!

Posted on Energy Efficiency, international water, international water news, Renewable Energy, Water Construction News, Water Efficiency, Water Safety August 27, 2018 by Vittorio

The benefits of the system are: • Property Manager Dashboard which is designed to monitor the water usage for each apartment. • Battery Life indicated on the Property Manager Dashboard with notification when the batteries need to be changed. Lifespan is about 2 years and they use standard AA batteries. • Automatic Shut-off Valve with […]

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Differences between Automated, Smart and Cognitive Buildings.

Posted on Actuated Valves, Energy Efficiency, international water, international water news, Renewable Energy, Water Construction News, Water Efficiency, Water Safety July 25, 2018 by Vittorio

Awareness of the impact our buildings have on the environment, particularly energy consumption and the release of greenhouse gases, has pushed us to the frontier of building automation. But automation means more than just setting and forgetting. Here is the path we have followed since the beginning of building management to the present and what […]

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Climate change means your city could run out of water soon too—here are Cape Town’s three lessons

Posted on Energy Efficiency, international water, international water news, Water Construction News, Water Efficiency, Water Safety June 23, 2018 by Vittorio

  Cape Town’s “Day Zero” experience – the prospect of dam levels dropping dangerously low, taps running dry and water rations being distributed from public collection points – speaks powerfully to the urgency and complexity of climate change adaptation. The recent arrival of the South African city’s winter rains means that dam levels have begun rising again […]

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