As the world is moving towards a sustainable future, workplaces are being designed to be energy efficient, to provide employees with a more productive environment. Sumit Joshi, vice chairman and managing director, Philips Lighting India, in conversation with Nidhi Arora, executive editor, Electronics For You, shares how India is creating smart workplaces Q. What is… Read More »IoT-Enabled Lighting Can Dramatically Reduce Energy Consumption
Microwave sensors are cost-effective solutions to save energy expenses and secure premises of businesses. Their most popular use is in lighting, where these can save up to 40 per cent of electricity expenditure for companies. Devices containing microwave sensors generate microwave rays, which cover a certain area across the space. When a person walks into… Read More »Microwave and PIR Sensors: A Small Investment For Big Savings
Your work environment plays a huge role in increasing or decreasing your productivity. The ambience, the texture, the noise and colours—everything around you influences your senses and sets your mood. Sometimes we notice the effect, mostly we don’t. Various researches around the world have time and again proved that everything in our working space impacts… Read More »Does Your Office Intuitively Light Itself?
Data analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT) have successfully stepped into the realm of energy efficiency. Using these technologies, businesses with geographically distributed framework can follow a centralised predictive and preventive maintenance model for their energy-driven assets and save a great deal on expenses. Gurgaon-based startup Zenatix Solutions has developed such a solution. Called WattMan, this… Read More »WattMan: Enabling energy-saving and predictive maintenance for businesses
Companies that invest in green practices for their factories or buildings derive significant environmental as well as financial profits. Energy-efficient polymer material manufacturer Covestro India’s Eco-Commercial facility project at Greater Noida is a classic example of this. Green construction has enabled it to annually reduce over 70 per cent energy consumption and nearly 67 tonnes… Read More »How Green Building Pays Off: Covestro Case Study
India is on a mission to electronically connect all its strata to build a smarter infrastructure. Many stalwarts as well as new players are collectively taking up the responsibility to drive this smart revolution with their solutions that not only save costs and resources but also present great business opportunities. Let’s take a look at… Read More »Innovative Solutions For A Smarter World