As a leader in your company’s real estate and office strategy, use our patented Inspextor software to execute your vision for a productive, healthy, happy, and collaborative workforce with a flexible, reliable, and easy-to-use smart building platform. Power over Ethernet (PoE) technology allows for the transmission of both data and electrical power through Ethernet cables. PoE technology has numerous benefits, particularly in commercial office spaces.
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PoE technology has the potential to greatly improve sustainability in commercial office spaces. Traditional electrical systems require the use of separate cables for data and power, resulting in an increase in the amount of materials needed for installation. PoE technology eliminates the need for separate cables, reducing the amount of materials required and the waste generated. Additionally, PoE technology is more energy-efficient than traditional electrical systems, as it reduces energy loss during transmission. This results in lower energy consumption and reduced greenhouse gas emissions
Reduction in Installation Costs
Improved Building Efficiency
PoE technology can improve efficiency in commercial office spaces’ ongoing operations by simplifying the installation process and reducing maintenance requirements. Integrated devices can be installed and configured more quickly and easily than with traditional electrical systems, reducing installation time and costs of new equipment and technology. Additionally, building managment software enables remote device management, allowing for remote troubleshooting and maintenance. This reduces the need for on-site visits and reduces downtime, increasing productivity
PoE technology can also improve a building’s security. Integrated security cameras and access control systems can be installed and configured more easily than with traditional electrical systems, providing greater coverage and reducing blind spots. Additionally, PoE technology can ensure that these systems remain functional even in the event of a power outage, ensuring that security measures remain in place during emergencies
Workforce Retention & Well Being
The use of PoE technology can also help in retaining the workforce by providing a more flexible and adaptable working environment. For example, the use of PoE-enabled LED lighting can be controlled through software, allowing for adjustments in lighting conditions to improve employee comfort and productivity. Wireless access points can also provide better connectivity, improving remote working capabilities and reducing the need for in-person meetings.
Sensors integrated with the building IoT can be used to monitor air quality and adjust ventilation systems to ensure optimal air circulation and filtration. This can improve indoor air quality and reduce the risk of respiratory illnesses and allergies among employees. In addition, PoE-enabled lighting can be automated to mimic natural lighting, promoting a healthy circadian rhythm and reducing eye strain and headaches. These small improvements in environmental factors can contribute to a more comfortable and healthy work environment, ultimately leading to happier and more productive employees
- Smart, connected human-centric lighting
- Circadian rhythm, daylighting options
- Energy optimization and sustainability
- Personalization and user controls
- Advanced environmental sensors
- Easy-to-use data reporting, automation and more.