As a building manager or a business owner, you should always be looking to improve your building in one way or another. Whether it’s upgrading your security system or installing a new HVAC system, making changes for the better gives employees a better work environment and increases the property’s value, should you ever want to sell it.
The only problem is figuring out what to upgrade and how much you should spend on it. Will your return on investment (ROI) be worth the cost of improving one facet of your building? It’s tough to say. One popular area for improvement these days is building automation in Phoenix, AZ, and luckily for you, we have a pretty good idea of its potential ROI. Continue reading to learn more about the advantages of building automation and how they affect your bottom line.
Better energy efficiency
Depending on the size of your building, you could spend a small fortune each month to heat and cool the facility and ensure that the whole building is well-lit. Thanks to business automation and our web-based controls, you can remotely control your facility’s HVAC system and all of your lights. Set your AC and lights to turn off automatically after the workday is done, or log online and shut everything off right from your computer. As soon as you automate these systems, you’ll immediately notice lower energy bills, which means you’ll have more money in your pocket each month.
Regardless of the type of business you operate, you should always be concerned about security. It’s unfortunate, but break-ins occur every day across the country, resulting in millions of dollars’ worth of lost goods. Other than hiring a security guard (which gets expensive), installing a security system is one of the best ways to deter would-be criminals and keep your goods safe and sound. To ensure your building is as safe as possible, however, your system needs to be fully automated. When you work with our pros, we’ll set your security system up to be fully automated and web-based—the system will work flawlessly to monitor and protect your whole facility. You’ll never have to worry about losing a dime due to thievery once we’re done!
Lower payroll costs
It doesn’t matter what type of business you own or how many employees you have—payroll is probably one of your largest expenses each month. There are really only a few ways to cut down on this expense: you can either lay employees off, pay employees less or automate your building. Automating processes in your building (such as the security system mentioned above) reduces the need for as many employees. Since you don’t need to pay automated systems as you would an actual person, you can potentially save thousands of dollars each month. All you need to worry about is the initial installation cost, and you’ll be all set.
Whether you’re ready to get started with building automation in Phoenix, AZ or you’d just like to learn more about it, feel free to give Southwest System Monitoring, Inc. a call! Regardless of the size of your business or your automation needs, we’re your go-to company for all facets of building automation.
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