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Snowcontrol

Sunday, December 11th, 2016

No snow yesterday – snow scale for flat roofs of Munich, the 10.08.2013 – which has the weather changed, the number of devastating storms, rain and snowfalls in Germany since the 1970 more than tripled and will increase in the future. Corresponding data have been published by Munich Re geo risk research. Climate change brings risks, one of them is snow on flat roofs. A flat roof can withstand up to 60 inches of loose and light powder snow. When heavy wet snow enough to endanger may already be 15 centimeters to the load-bearing capacity. When is the right time for the snow clearance on the roof without breaking the danger? That is the question that the measuring system Snowcontrol is answered. Heart of the system is a Zylinderformiger perforated snow – container made of plastic with electronic scales and a 434 MHz data channel. The GE total weight is only 12 kg, the diameter of the container is approx.

50 cm. Mounted on the roof measures Snowcontrol Permanent snow load and delivered readings wirelessly to a display and evaluation unit in the Interior of the building. Due the lattice-shaped design of the tank the Sage-tung of snow cover and snow drifts captured well. This enables a realistic measurement of the different consistency of snow as ice, new snow, powder snow. Use a special plastic material prevents the freezing of the scale.

The power of weighing unit occurs via battery with a life span of about a year. The receiver requires a mains socket for connection. In the event of a power failure, the radio receiver with an extra battery is equipped and therefore continue to operate. Case of power failure, a message by SMS or email is set automatically. The weight limits in kg / m2, as well as other settings are adjusted via a PC software. Exceeding the upper limit, an alert to certain people via SMS and email. Alternatively, the system can also the corporate intranet or are adapted to a building management system. The annual replacement battery Snowcontrol is maintenance-free. The instal lationsaufwand is very low due to the radio technology and the autonomous power supply. Last not least, Snowcontrol can be rented also reasonably priced. This is especially interesting for facility management companies that have to manage multiple objects. More information: questions please contact or by calling the phone number: + 49 89 716 75 675

The Development

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

These instructions relate not only to the risk of collisions, but show the inadequate electric protection of such plants. In 2009, a teacher at a school in Bradford in the hospital had to be treated after he had received an electric shock when pulling out power of such a trolley. Another disadvantage of this solution is that the use of the apparatus mounted on such a car is difficult to track and logging it by hand must be done. These trolleys are simple storage facilities; they have only one door and a matching key, so that devices can not automatically logs individual withdrawals. These products seem obviously not suited to this purpose.

In contrast to Traka and other leading manufacturers of RFID technical systems have developed their products together with schools and after feedback from the customers network adapted this. The use of RFID technology to the logging of IT facilities in the education sector also contributes to the current trend of merging of different access technologies. So, the Traka.WEB used for RFID and specialist facilities management software can be integrated into access control, cashless payment system and e-registration systems of the school. This brings the schools and universities more closer to the goal of a single building management. Access to certain doors or drawers is granted only when necessary the pupils and students. Through the Inclusion of facility management by those responsible, the “intelligent building” more and more becomes reality. To prevent problems in the identification of the pupils or students, the appropriate users can use fingerprints or access cards, so they have to remember a PIN code. The introduction of RFID technology in the education sector shows a similar acceptance of customers like other technologies of the security industry. So far, the development of this technology with the changes of State and private teaching methods could keep pace. Future developments in this area, such as the “free schools” (a school founded in England by taxpayers, which can be visited free of charge and is not state-controlled) or similar types of schools abroad must be, taken into account the available smart Zugriffskontollsysteme to meet the changed requirements, to achieve the life demanded by the interest groups and to persuade those the the shy away from initial cost.