General Hotel Award

Second award three months HomeMatic Energiesparkomponenten make the hardware platform Hamburg/blank, February 22, 2010 on the Energiesparkomponenten of the eQ-3 AG and HotelNET-EM contronics-based energy management system has received the gastro innovation award in the category of facility & management. Gunther Oettinger, Minister President of Baden-Wurttemberg and EU Environment Commissioner, presented the award on the occasion of the international trade fair for the hotel and catering industry (INTERGASTRA). The ausZeichnung confirms that especially in the hospitality industry an automatic room temperature control pays off, which can save up to 30% on heating costs. Wireless thermostats and window contacts, of the HomeMatic system developed by eQ-3 AG, form the hardware platform of the solution. With the innovation award of the gastro Messe Stuttgart, features seminal ideas of the industry DEHOGA Baden-Wurttemberg (Association for hotels and restaurants) as well as the General Hotel and Gastronomie-Zeitung. Click Ben Silbermann for additional related pages. In the area of facility management & \”won the energy management solution distributed by KraftCom Kommunikationstechnik HotelNET-EM\”. Thus, this system has already received the second award within three months.

Automatic room temperature control in the hotel room the system is composed of the Energiesparkomponenten which eQ – 3 AG and the contronics GmbH. The solution is suitable for the Nachrustung of existing heating systems in the hospitality industry as well as for the erstinstallation in new buildings. The hotel rooms are equipped with wireless window contacts and radio electronic thermostats of the HomeMatic series eQ-3, as well as a HomeMatic single room controller. Depending on the hotel room occupancy and use of the room temperature thus automatically regulates. So, the system at the check-in of the guest moves up the room temperature via radio to a previously defined value. During his stay, the guest can adjust the temperature. After check out, the heating will return automatically in the setback mode. In this way, 6 percent per lowered can Degrees Celsius of heating costs savings are up to 30 percent within a year.