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Energy Management
intelligent building solutions

How intelligent building solutions help reduce operational costs

Today’s commercial buildings contain a great deal of technology and the trend is that this is becoming more and more integrated. So, organisations must now be able to intelligently manage AV, voice and data, lighting, security, HVAC and anything else that has a network connection. In order to do this all these different systems must...
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AV control with an all-in-one wall mount touchpanel

Seamless AV control with an all-in-one wall mount touchpanel

Your business may want to be able to control the Audiovisual (AV) output in the classroom, boardroom, or any other presentation environment. Your objective may be to want to be able to adjust screen brightness as the ambient room lighting changes. Your objective may also be to want to be able to combine a wall...
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All about energy conservation

Energy conservation through shades

While designing a smart home or smart business, we should always keep energy conservation in mind. Generally, we look at electronic devices and entertainment systems and ignore lighting and climate control systems. Shades, however, play a major role in saving energy. By setting the shade controls to adjust the light permitted for time of day,...
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centralised lighting controls and design

Enabling savings through centralised lighting controls and design

Centralised lighting controls and design is the ability to centrally regulate the level and quality of light in a given space for specific tasks or situations. Controlling light properly not only enhances the experience, it helps to save energy and money by using light when and where it is needed most. By using centralised lighting...
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Video Blog: Energy Management through smart lighting solutions

Saving energy through smart lighting solutions isn’t only a politically correct, go-green initiative, it also makes smart business sense. There are several ways in which you can save and manage energy throughout your home or business. Energy management (EM) is the buzzword these days and includes energy production, energy consumption, and the saving of energy....
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Saving energy through intelligent lighting solutions

Today, saving energy makes perfect business sense. Saving energy costs is not only politically correct, but is big business! There are certain companies like Lutron that design intelligent lighting solutions and use cutting-edge technology to save energy through smart lighting. This video details the different Lutron methods and technologies that help homes and businesses save...
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Battery-powered shades simplify shading management

The importance of shades in the context of lighting management is considerable, and they are clearly an asset in the home, office, and even commercial spaces. It’s also clear that architects and interior designers have picked up on the importance of shades in controlling daylight when it’s too bright, or by using it to supplement...
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What’s the ROI on HVAC automation?

For most organisation which are in the process of considering investments in energy management and automation technology, the issue of ROI tends to be top of mind. A key reason for this is that most businesses and CXOs face challenges in quantifying the extent of energy waste that is occurring across their organisbvbation. CRN has an...
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Total light management accessible from your mobile

Light management is very popular as a tool to create beautiful and functional lighting environments, increase productivity, improve occupant comfort and also to save considerable amounts of money and energy. While powerful light control systems have been present in homes and work spaces for ages, recent innovations with control software have made this even more...
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This week: A Century

Dear Reader, Just 10 weeks ago (in December) we kick-started a new initiative to help improve the quality of information available on the implementation of AV, collaboration and energy managements projects in India. This week, we’re happy to say that this Blog has now crossed its 100th post, which represents a considerable amount of content...
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The Actis Integration and AV Blog is a forum for sharing tips, insights, news, solutions and experiences with people and businesses who are undertaking different types of integration projects in India. It covers topics like Professional AV, lighting, energy management, video collaboration, unified communications, presentations, network AV and environment control.

Over time it will grow into a practical, India-specific, knowledge base to assist CIOs/CTOs, architects, AV and lighting consultants, developers, educational institutions and the hospitality industry to make better choices and get more out of their investments in technology.

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