HVAC Monitoring

In today's world, where we are more and more aware of energy usage, the way we manage our HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) systems has become a crucial focus. These systems often operate without proper oversight around 2000 to 5000 kWh is consuming annually excessive energy and resources even when they are not required most of the time. In the result It leads to a significant impact on the environment and unnecessarily high utility bills.

Why HVAC Monitoring?

HVAC systems are crucial in both industrial facilities and commercial buildings,It serving as the backbone of indoor comfort and productivity. In the commercial sector, the significance of HVAC systems is underscored by the fact that comfortable temperatures and good indoor air quality enhance employee productivity, contributing to a potential increase of up to 12% in work efficiency.

Global energy consumption, with commercial buildings responsible for about 40% of worldwide energy use. This in turn, leads to a significant environmental impact, contributing to one-third of global greenhouse gas emissions. Energy costs for commercial buildings can represent up to 30% of total operating expenses. Implementing energy-efficient HVAC solutions becomes imperative, not only for cost savings but also for environmental sustainability. In the industrial sector, where energy use accounts for around 37% of the global total, HVAC systems are crucial not only for maintaining worker comfort but also for efficient manufacturing processes. Inefficient HVAC systems can result in significant energy waste. Implementing energy-efficient HVAC and process heating/cooling systems can reduce energy consumption in industries by 20% to 50%.

key highlights

Energy Consumption:

HVAC systems typically account for 40-60% of a commercial building's total energy consumption, making them a significant contributor to energy bills.

Energy Waste:

It's estimated that HVAC systems in commercial buildings waste 20-30% of the energy they consume due to inefficiencies.

Maintenance Costs:

Reactive maintenance of HVAC systems can cost 12-18% more than predictive maintenance through monitoring and timely repairs.

Environmental Impact:

In a study, residential and commercial buildings account for about 40% of total energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions, with HVAC systems playing a significant role.

Cost Savings:

Implementing HVAC monitoring and control systems can result in energy cost reductions of 15-25% for commercial buildings.

How Does it work?

HVAC monitoring operates an array of sensors. These sensors continuously gather data related to environmental conditions, system performance, and energy consumption, transmitting this information to a central control unit, often called a Building Management System (BMS) or Energy Management System (EMS). The control unit, equipped with sophisticated algorithms, analyzes this data in real-time, detecting patterns, anomalies, and trends. If deviations from established norms or critical issues are identified, the system triggers alerts and notifications, allowing for timely intervention by facility managers. Moreover, many HVAC monitoring systems offer the capability to make automated adjustments to system settings, based on the analyzed data, for optimized performance and energy efficiency. The system stores data for historical analysis, enabling long-term trend tracking and data-driven decisions for maintenance and optimization.

How Iot play crucial role?

IoT technology plays a crucial role in HVAC monitoring by enabling the seamless integration of various sensors, devices, and systems, creating a smart and data-driven approach, ventilation, and air conditioning. IoT devices, such as sensors, can be strategically placed throughout HVAC systems to collect real-time data on temperature, humidity, air quality, and equipment performance. This data is then transmitted to a central control unit or cloud-based platform for analysis. Through IoT connectivity, this information can be accessed remotely, allowing facility managers to monitor and control HVAC systems from anywhere, enhancing convenience and flexibility. Moreover, IoT-driven HVAC monitoring systems analytics algorithms to make data-driven decisions, automatically optimizing system settings for energy efficiency, predictive maintenance, and occupant comfort. IoT in HVAC monitoring not only provides real-time insights and immediate issue detection but also empowers users with the ability to respond proactively to changing conditions and ultimately save energy and resources. This interconnected and intelligent approach to HVAC monitoring is a cornerstone of energy-efficient and responsive building management systems.

Enture Solutions

Enture is an adaptable, system-agnostic platform that seamlessly connects with current and future systems. It enables seamless Data integration for analytics and operates with multiple OEM companies which makes it a highly scalable and fault-tolerant platform for IIoT applications. It is interoperable across OT and IT infrastructure and supports multiple OT and IT protocols along with all security auth types. As a no code interface, the Enture dashboard provides high level of customization, custom reporting and analytics tool.

  • Real-Time data of HVAC
  • Customized report generation
  • Smart alarms and Notification
  • Assets health and condition monitoring
  • Scheduled report generations based on specific requirement
  • Logbook to capture event details with timestamped data
  • API integration with other IT or ERP system
  • No Code interface for Parameters configuration
  • Multiple site access in one dashboard
  • Multi-tenant view at an organization level
  • Monitoring of parameters of Chiller operations giving direct benefit to customer in terms of optimizing Chiller operations
  • Giving feedback to maintenance team about various set parameters
  • Monitoring and controlling AHU based on the ambient conditions
  • Monitoring Occupancy level at the work stations by monitoring the CO2 level

We, Nebeskie Labs are enabling organizations with digitization and Industry4.0. Our IIoT Edge Platform - Enture seamlessly integrated Operation Technology (OT) with Information Technology IT, bringing data to one place for analysis.

Source : LinkedIn