These sensors are a key enabling device in the evolution of intelligent building solutions
February 1, 2016
By providing data that can improve building performance, advanced sensors play a critical role in transforming regular facilities into intelligent buildings, notes Navigant Research. These devices can strengthen the operations of specific building systems, such as HVAC and lighting, but also support more comprehensive business strategies.
Facility Will Serve Customers Across Several Industries, Including HVAC
January 1, 2015
TE Connectivity Ltd. has opened a new facility to design and manufacture engineered temperature sensors in Andover, Minnesota. The facility will serve customers across several industries, including HVAC, industrial, and more.
New Sensors Are Deploying on Smaller Platforms That Connect Wirelessly
April 11, 2014
A new class of advanced sensors has emerged, allowing building systems to better anticipate and respond to changing conditions, saving significant amounts of energy as a result. According to a report by Navigant Research, worldwide revenue from advanced sensors for smart buildings will reach $3.65 billion by 2020.
Focusing on Minimizing False Readings and Improving Accuracy Will Quicken Widespread Adoption
December 23, 2013
New analysis from Frost & Sullivan, “Sensors for Energy Efficient Buildings and Building Management,” finds that sensors are gradually becoming an integral part of buildings, allowing the demand-based control of systems such as HVAC and lighting.
The AquaGuard AG-9300-U universal mini-split drain sensor is specifically developed to be compatible with all major manufacturers’ mini-split systems currently on the market. The compact control box and probe of the mini-split drain sensor are designed to fit completely inside the indoor mini-split unit.
Environmental monitor family Rack Sentry expands the SensiNet product line with features developed specifically for the needs of data center operations, said the company. The units include multipoint nodes for determination of rack temperature gradients.
A full lineup of fluid sensing and power products for residential and commercial HVACR applications is available. Residential components include condensate overflow switches and fluid level and flow sensors for a/c compressor coils; proximity and position sensors and reed switches for furnaces; and more.
IMS Research’s latest report, “The EMEA and Americas Markets for Building Automation Controllers, Software and Sensors - 2011 Edition,” forecasts double-digit growth, in shipments, of sensors used for demand-controlled ventilation in buildings over the next five years.