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Why using people counting devices is crucial in public buildings

People counting devices are an ideal solution to help businesses reduce their energy use, expenditure and enhance user experience. Read more.

People Counting In Public Buildings For Energy Saving

Using people counting devices is crucial in public buildings

Public buildings managers are spending large amounts of money to ensure they provide high levels of safety and a wide range of services. Currently, around 60% of the world’s electricity is being used by businesses as they have ventilation systems and lighting turned on, even when rooms are empty. 

Therefore, it is essential that facility managers set an example by reducing costs where possible and taking action to be more environmentally friendly and lower their energy consumption. This blog post will look at how people counting technology plays an important role to reduce energy use and save businesses money.

An ideal solution for public buildings

People counting devices are an ideal solution to help businesses reduce their energy use and expenditure and enhance user experience. They can be connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) and other systems to provide people counting data on room and building occupancy, empty or under-used spaces.

Networked occupancy monitoring sensors can be used to automate power-hungry heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems (HVAC) and lighting. The data can also provide insights to enable facility managers to reduce energy expenditure and carbon emissions. The data from people counting systems can also be used to make informed decisions regarding maintenance, planned cleaning, stock replenishments and other business inputs that use budget.

Other key benefits of introducing people counting solutions into a business include:

  • Increase workplace safety and comfort
  • Make informed business decisions
  • Reduce energy consumption
  • Reduce costs
  • Utilize rooms and spaces more efficiently
  • Better allocation of resources and staffing
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People counting solutions with Terabee

Installed people counting solutions promptly provide reliable data to enable informed decisions. Depending on the software accompanying them, these devices can be used for continuous and real-time data updates so that building managers can promptly assess room and building occupancy.

Terabee provides people counting solutions for all kinds of public or private buildings (including hospitals, universities, city halls, museums, libraries and offices) that give accurate data on occupancy and the use of designated space within a building. Additional benefits include optimizing cleaning rosters and programmed maintenance based on occupancy data. All the above actions will help reduce energy consumption and save money for business owners and building managers.

The Terabee people counters include the People Counting L-XL, suitable for traffic counting over large doorways and passageways, and the People Counting M, which is more suitable for single doorways and narrow corridors. Both options are GDPR-compliant and guarantee user anonymity while maintaining 95% counting accuracy. 

If you’re looking to implement people counting systems into your building, contact us today, and we can help you find the right solution.

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