Over the past weeks, Sensor Flow has been participating in industry events and conferences, engaging in conversations around “What is the most fundamental change that we aspire to bring into the hotel and tech ecosystem to adopt sustainable practices and move towards an all-round development?” While the answers and discussions have been diverse and ranging, there were overlapping themes that we would like to highlight below.
When it comes to HVAC optimization and automation in hotels, the main goal of most owners is maintaining a comfortable temperature for guests while maximising savings. These are certainly important, but tracking and maintaining optimal humidity levels are far too often overlooked. However, excess moisture in the air can result in mildew, mold and bacteria […]
If you stepped out of a 1950’s-era hotel room into a modern-day suite, you wouldn’t notice much difference other than the décor and high-definition TV. It seems as if decades have gone by without any real improvements to the guest experience or efficiency-focused best practices. Thanks to green hotel tech and other smart technologies though, this has been changing in recent years.
Governments of the world are now working together in order to combat climate change. In recent years, the implementation of new government legislations and incentive schemes has resulted in many businesses striving for more eco-friendly practices. In the hospitality industry, hotels are going green at an increasing rate. It’s an unfortunate fact, however, that it’s […]
Key article highlights: 1. Compared to reactive strategies, predictive maintenance can: – Generate savings up to 40% – Improve equipment productivity by 25% and reduce downtime by 45% – Prevent and reduce catastrophic breakdowns up to 75% 2. Retrofit solutions that enable condition monitoring significantly reduce initial investments typically needed for predictive strategies 3. Latest […]
People who don’t live in hot environments rarely encounter air conditioning (A/C) units, and when they travel to different locations for hotel stays, the extent of their knowledge usually just covers the fact that the “up” and “down” buttons are important. In reality, very few people have a full understanding of how A/C units work. […]
Setting the Context: New Global Trends and Carbon Taxes Singapore has earmarked 2018 as the year of climate action and has recently introduced a new carbon tax due to take effect in 2019. Clearly, there is a large push from all sides to take action against climate change and find suitable sustainable solutions. However, as […]