This article about the internet of things in strata has been supplied by Brent Clark, Wattblock.
Strata energy consultancy, Wattblock, released an “Internet of Things in Strata” Point of View on 21 January 2020 to assist the nation’s strata schemes increase their uptake of smart devices.
Over the past 5 years there has been a significant change in technology with “smarter” devices now being installed into apartment blocks. More equipment is using sensors, connecting to the internet and providing real-time monitoring information back to strata committees to help them better manage their buildings.
It provides commentary on the following 10 different IOT devices which have already been installed in residential apartment buildings across Australia.
- Electricity Monitoring Devices
- Water Monitoring Devices
- Smart Irrigation Systems
- CO Sensors for carpark fans
- Solar Monitoring Systems
- Electric Vehicle Charging Cloud-billing
- Emergency Lighting systems with online compliance reporting
- Carpark entry lighting system with wireless network
- Smart thermostats
- Blockchain energy trading for solar and batteries
A pdf of the Point of View is also available from the Wattblock site.
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This post appears in Strata News #314.
This article has been republished with permission from the author and first appeared on the Wattblock website.