The Benefits of Automating Your Existing HVAC System

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If you’re looking for ways to make your building more energy efficient, upgrading your commercial HVAC system is one route you can take. HVAC systems are responsible for a significant portion of your energy consumption, so making adjustments and optimizing their use is a great step in the direction of eco-friendliness. Hiring an HVAC design service to automate your system is definitely an investment, so you should be clear on what you’ll be getting in return. Luckily, we’ve outlined all the benefits you’ll be able to reap from a commercial HVAC design service—just keep on reading.

Simplified Facility Operations

Traditional HVAC management systems usually have separate applications, each with its own monitoring and control stations. While each application has its own benefits, the most efficient way to handle all of them is to manage them as one, using an intelligent solution. The best option would be to adopt a single point of control by integrating new and existing building systems—an automated building control process is typically the way we can achieve this.

Increased Comfort and Safety

Manually adjusting your HVAC and lighting controls can be a chore and throw off the balance in your building if not controlled properly. When you have an automated system, you can rest assured that your building will maintain a predetermined temperature and always provide adequate lighting.

Improved Energy Efficiency

An automated HVAC system will not only adjust settings to optimize comfort and safety inside the building, but it’ll also improve your energy efficiency. It’s easy to forget the lights on every now and then, and sometimes you might set your AC to a littler cooler than it needs to be. An automated system won’t allow for human error—it’ll adjust lighting, heating, and AC to an ideal setting so you won’t have to. This will prevent any energy from being wasted, and save you a ton on your energy bill in the long run.

Provide Health Benefits

Providing a comfortable environment in your office building is about more than just making sure your employees are happy. Buildings can succumb to something called Sick Building Syndrome, wherein employees experienced decreased health and comfort, as a result of the time they spend inside the building. Having an automated HVAC system will ensure that your employees remain happy and healthy all year round—this will translate into increased productivity, which will result in increased revenue for you.

Automating your HVAC system comes with a ton of benefits—if you want to take advantage of these perks, all you need to do is call PL Energy Services. We can make improvements and optimize your system to ensure it achieves maximum energy efficiency, while maintaining a comfortable environment for your employees. PL Energy Services can upgrade your HVAC system to include real-time monitoring of energy use and customizable performance alerts, as well as notifications of peak and average demand. Our team of engineers are equipped with years of experience in the leading technologies to make your system as efficient as possible. To learn more about what we can do to improve your commercial HVAC system, contact us today.