Case Study

Metal processing company achieves significant heating cost savings

Company and project

A leading wire and rod manufacturing company optimizes the energy efficiency of its production and building management with Cybus Connectware. As a result, they achieve significant cost savings in the heating costs of all offices across their factory.

The company is internationally renowned in the metal industry with its headquarters in Central Europe specializing in the production of nickel and nickel wire alloy and rod, sold to various industries worldwide.

INDUSTRY

Metal processing

EMPLOYEES

220

PRODUCTION SITES

1

Challenge

  • High heating costs due to legacy building technology
  • Manual radiator control required by the employees
  • Find cost saving potentials beyond the manufacturing processes

Solution

✔ Thermostats made smart via MQTT connection to already existing Connectware

✔ Employee presence-based heating control

✔ Automate the manual heating control

Benefits and results

  • Heating costs significantly reduced
  • No further software investment needed
  • Highly scalable, future-proof system

Architecture

  • Connectware installed on-premises
  • Integration of thermostats (temperature, battery level) and personnel management system (personnel master data, room booking data, working hours)
  • Push-notifications and alarms to a Webapp for employees

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