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About This Project

HIGH-END COMMERCIAL OFFICE IOT SENSOR RETROFIT

BUSINESS:

MULTI-NATIONAL SEMI-CONDUCTOR & SOFTWARE DESIGN COMPANY

LOCATION:

AUSTIN, TEXAS

PROJECT SUMMARY:

The LED lighting system in this high-end commercial office building was already operating at high levels of efficiency. IoEnergy’s task was to add a state-of-the-art technology platform for smart building responsiveness. The platform, which allows for real-time data to be turned into actionable insights for smarter decisions, assists in managing lighting, HVAC, space, and safety. More than one thousand fixtures were updated with dimming LEDs, and intelligent sensors replaced the previously existing large lighting zones with hundreds of much smaller, more manageable zones. The sensors also provide daylight harvesting options and temperature controls, giving facility managers the ability to program and customize very specific lighting levels for employees at desks, offices, and labs throughout the building.

Along with the flexible programming settings, the software includes an energy manager, in which the client can generate energy savings and consumption reports, or participate in the local utility’s demand response program.

Project Scope:
  • Economic Analysis and Business Case Justification
  • Retrofit Existing Fixtures with Smart Sensors and LED Interoperability
  • Establish an Isolated, Secure, Autonomous Mesh Network for Building Automation and Data Harvesting
  • Minimize Occupant Interaction and Disruption in Highly Secure Environment by Working Overnights and Weekends
  • Administered Utility Incentives
Results:
  • Entire Facility is Capturing ‘Big Data’ Related to Temperature, Occupancy, and Space Use Intensity
  • Elaborate, Individualized Controls on Existing LED Fixtures Reduced Energy Consumption by $10,762 Annually
  • $1,030 Annual Maintenance Savings