Smart Controls

Drive down your energy costs, maximise space and comfort

CILS focuses on the energy efficient running of buildings through the use of smart building technologies.

Advanced smart sensors, deployed throughout a building, detect movement, occupancy, light levels, temperature and power consumption in real-time. These sensors act as controls for lighting and other building systems using this data to maximise energy efficiency, enhance user comfort and drive down space and energy costs.

We embed a smart sensor in each new light fitting. It’s the perfect solution for any larger building – including schools, offices, commercial and industrial buildings – to significantly cut down energy consumption.

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What exactly is a Smart Building?

A smart building is one where energy use, resource and comfort of the environment is controlled and optimised –via the use of technology.

A typical smart building may use a wide range of existing technologies that are designed into the construction or retrofitted in a way that allows for the integration of future technology.

The Internet of Things (IoT) sensors, building management systems (BMS), artificial intelligence (AI), and augmented reality (AR) are some of the mechanisms that may be used in smart buildings to control and optimise its performance via the utilisation of the building services, including lighting, heating, air conditioning, security, etc.

Why choose ‘smart’?

Lighting exists in all buildings. It can provide one of the greatest opportunities to create a smart building that is focused on energy efficiency.

A smart building ensures you maximise your operating efficiency whilst improving the experience of people who use the building.

 

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How we make your building ‘smart’

CILS use the Enlighted, (a Siemens company IoT platform) to capture information from the lighting system sensors (amongst others) to monitor occupancy, temperature, and much more. The data created then produces analytics.

The analytics and data is used to explore and create operating efficiencies, improve people’s experiences, enhance productivity and optimise resource and asset use.

Advanced interoperability also allows other devices and systems within a building or room to be connected. This ensures that everything is monitored through one centralised user interface; effectively creating a building management control system.

‘Smart sensors’ collect the data and wirelessly relay it via a smart ‘gateway’ to the ‘energy manager’.
  1. Smart Sensors
    1. The most sophisticated sensor in the industry, a single sensor is as capable to measure lux levels, room temperature, movement, as well as to measure and report the exact amount of energy consumed by the light fitting it controls.
  2. Gateway
    1. The Gateway relays data captured by the sensors to the Energy Manager for analysis and reporting.
  3. Manage
    1. The Energy Manager provides the analysis for all data harvested by the Enlighted Smart Sensors. The system also allows for log in remotely, to troubleshoot any issues or adjust lighting levels.

 

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