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Smart Building Starter Kit Launches 

Smart Building Starter Kit Launches 
19 May 2021
 

Metrikus has launched a new all-in-one smart buildings starter kit to enable customers to sample the benefits of a smart building.

The box contains 11 sensors that will enable occupiers to begin gaining meaningful insight about the usage of space in existing buildings.

Built with partners Disruptive Technologies, Awair and Yanz, the kit is intended to help customers overcome the initial hurdle of upgrading their real estate into smart buildings.

 

"The pandemic has turbo-charged our need to understand the spaces we work in and this starter kit gives people the ability to get started and evaluate the results for themselves."

–Michael Grant

CEO, Metrikus

 

Lowering the Bar to Entry for Smart Buildings Technology 

 

Metrikus provides a smart-buildings software platform that gives owners and occupiers simple and secure insights into the operation and performance of their building, allowing managers to plug in any type of sensor to monitor everything from footfall and energy use to indoor air quality.

Hurdles are often faced by customers and businesses trying to make the transition into a smart building with trials taking a long time to implement, being expensive and difficulties around building a business case without fully understanding the potential benefits of smart software.

However, the Metrikus Smart Building Starter Kit aims to lower the bar to entry by providing everything needed to kick-start the journey towards creating healthy and sustainable spaces in a single box.

 

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Picture: a photograph of the Smart Building Starter Kit, showing the individual components

 

The kit has a bundle of sensors that enable customers to track various aspects of a single space within a building which include: Indoor Air Quality, temperature, security and occupancy. The kit includes Disruptive Technologies sensors which are tiny, efficient, powerful, and adaptable wireless sensors that provide huge insights and are designed to reach an ever greater number of operational components. The sensors are the smallest and most secure in the world, stick to any asset with adhesive for simple installation, and have a 15-year battery life.

It also comes with a year’s subscription to Metrikus’ software platform and the data from sensors displayed on a pre-built dashboard to give customers actionable insights about their space. The complete kit will sell for £2,500.

 

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Michael Grant, Chief Operating Officer of Metrikus said: “The Metrikus’ Smart Building Starter Kit answers a need we hear from customers all the time - how can we try smart technology on our own terms without any strings attached?

"The pandemic has turbo-charged our need to understand the spaces we work in and this starter kit gives people the ability to get started and evaluate the results for themselves. I’m confident that this starter kit will provide customers with rich data and clearly actionable insights that will help them build a business case for the further integration of tech throughout their buildings.”

Picture: a photograph of the Smart Building Starter Kit

Article written by Ella Tansley | Published 19 May 2021

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