Solution - Energy Management System -

Citygrow provides home automation control systems, hotel room control units (RCU) systems, commercial automation control systems and utilities automatic meter reading (AMR) systems.

Energy Management System
The ECOpartner is a stand alone energy management system with powerful capabilities to help you to make a positive change in energy-use. The ECOpartner includes a variety of functions designed to enhance your conservation and saving efforts.

The ECOpartner is both easy to install and user friendly that empowers you to take control of how you are spending your energy dollar and the environmental impact of your usage. The ECOpartner user interface shows your specific energy usage and how you are impacting the environment.

Using ECOpartner results in cost saving, energy savings, energy-use awareness, enhanced patterns of energy use, and conservation.

The system is composed of ENERGY AUDIT part and AUTOMATION CONTROL part. The energy audit part includes an CG504EMU Energy Manager to measure power usage. The automation control part includes Citygrow's ZigBeeNET home automation devices for on/off, dimming, temperature, fan speed control, .......etc.

What can you do with ECOpartner ?

PART 1.
1. Track circuits & appliances
Understand the major uses of energy in real-time, identify wastage and spot faulty
devices.

2. Time of use tracking
Understand when appliances and embedded generation were in use and spot
opportunities for change.]

3. Real-time spend tracking
See a real-time estimate of your energy bill using your actual tariff

4. Track baseline, actual and forecast
Explain performance of energy management strategics and forecast likely outcomes.

5. Set budget alerts by device
Monitor whole of site or specific circuits, appliances or embedded generation.

6. Track a portfolio of sites
Track usage, even compare appliances, across a portfolio of sites, in real-time.

7. Accurate sub-billing
Create new revenue by on-selling grid electricity & embedded generation to tenants.

PART 2.
1. Set-and-forget control
Schedule appliances and devices to run at the most optimal time and even restrict
use to better manage spend.

2. Set scenes control
Scene control can simplify a series of on/off control actions for many devices everyday.

3. Sensor to help energy saving
Different kind of sensor, like motion, temperature, light, CO2 level, ..........etc will help
system to automatically control the on/off of the devices.



Energy Manager-CG504EMU
  • Instance power. KWH information.
  • Stand alone device power audit.
  • Current detection.
  • Voltage detection.
  • Data logger.
  • Real time clock.
  • Internet connection.
  • Ethernet port for remote access.
  • Different types of current transformer (CT) available.
  • Easy to install.
  • Optional items
  • Single phase or poly phase.
  • KWH history data .
  • Energy consumption profile Warning signal and messages send to user if energy consumption is close to preset level.
  • Day, week, month, year history KWH/$ data report.
  • Working with Citygrow ZigBee system, extends
  • system functionality to allow control and timer function.
  • ZigBee Wireless communication.
  • Based on IEEE 802.15.4.
  • 2.4GHz radio frequency.
  • PC software supported.
  • Android, iPhone, iPad user interface.
Suggested Solution:
Hospitality System

Guests visiting hotels usually come from all corners of the world, and staying for various different reasons. CityGrow's Hotel Management System's automation room control facilitates guests with numerous selections of scene effects, suiting their every single desire, taste and purpose for a satisfied and unforgettable stay.

Centralized motoring system allows front desk staff notifying room status, energy consumption and facility usage in a second. Interaction between hotel and guests through a Central Station enhances service efficiency and quality. The system is ideal for hotel room management, effectively providing practical room control data for strategic decision making as well resources management, and bringing an upgraded level of satisfaction to guests.

Accentuate the style of any interior design by selecting preferable or customized panels and technical devices, matching with different lighting and dimming levels, creating a truly unique and modern impression.

Wireless or wired system provided by Citygrow is the ideal smart partner of any hotel management business.
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    Corporate
    Cost reduction and efficiency improvement are the two main elements leading to corporate success. CityGrow serves with a composition of “customer-first” attitude and expertise in cutting-edge automation technology, providing the most complete and optimized solutions to suit with any business requirements. Boost productivity with simple and easy monitoring system, will also lead to maximized usage of valuable resources and expenditure reduction.

    CityGrow’s automation solutions designed for smartly balancing natural sunlight combing with artificial lighting for different corporate environment with various functions. Office devices and equipment can also be controlled intelligently for best use of resources and brings convenience to corporate business.
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      Factory
      The monitoring system designated for factory setting, smartly controls and evaluates energy consumption on factory devices and production lines. Automation system provides different scene settings suiting specific lighting and air-conditioning needs in particular sections in a factory to best utilize of energy consumption.

      CityGrow provides customized monitoring system solutions to factory plants manufacturing with heavy machineries. The centralized system collects energy consumption data, performs accurate calculation of electricity usage of high energy consumption machines with detailed reports, allows factory owners analyzing exact cost of production, or setting electricity consumption limitation and alerts to best control the production cost, the highest expenditure in the business.

      CityGrow’s solutions assist in any factory settings for an eventual result of success!
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        Education
        Various classrooms or lecture theatres, installed with different devices or equipment, play a different role with specific functions in an education institute. With CityGrow’s control system, motoring energy consumption on lighting and other devices, creating different scene effects, contributes in expenditure control as well as simplification on daily operation.

        Sufficient lighting significantly improves students’ learning performance and attitude, which is evitable in any education institutes. Schedule lighting, air-conditioners, curtains or other devices’ usage patterns in different areas, or trigger power by motion sensors or timers, can effectively reduce cost on energy consumption.

        Scene settings like “presentation” mode creates an ideal environment with curtains closed, particular lighting dimmed down or switched off, projecting devices turned on, in just a second.

        CityGrow’s control system creates a smart and convenient environment for learning!
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          Data Center
          Electricity consumption is one of the main expenses for operating a data center. CityGrow’s developed control system effectively assists in monitoring this huge sum of expenditure by providing detailed and accurate energy consumption reports for business evaluation.

          At data center, lighting can be automatically controlled with programmed scene settings or motion sensors, smartly switched off whenever it is not in use, results in reduction of energy consumption. Installation of thermostats, the system intelligently performs temperature adjustment to desired conditions, in accordance to currently sensed climate data.

          Save energy consumption, save business cost!
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            Healthcare & Hospital
            It has been challenging during the lighting design in hospital facility. Inside a hospital, there may be traditional office, restaurant/dining, retail shop in addition to specialized areas such as care suites, patient rooms, and operating rooms. Designing the environment and selecting a system for a Hospital project is a demanding task.
            Different types of lamps, control strategies, sensors and user interfaces are designed for different spaces. Citygrow offers a board range of solutions to fit for specific requirements for different spaces.
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              Retail & Restaurant
              Lighting plays a critical role in any retail and dining business. CityGrow’s ZigBeeNET wireless automation system assists in setting proper lighting styles, creating a relaxing and pleasant environment, customers will be easily impressed by the cozy atmosphere and consume more than all of us expected.

              Programmed with spotlighting on featured products can easily attract customers purchasing without prior planning; while spotlighting on each table with general lighting dimmed down, creating romantic atmosphere to enhance customers’ appetite. Master all the lighting and other devices by setting different scenes with ZigBeeNET 2000 wireless automation system, efficiently results in increase of sale profit and reduction of energy consumption.

              ZigBeeNET 2000 wireless system can be easily installed, even in complicated business environment and flexibly operated in any retail store and restaurant business. Smart automation system leads you to success!
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                Museum & Exhibition
                Protection of artworks exhibiting in museums or exhibitions is an important mission. CityGrow’s ZigBeeNET automation system offers perfect protection from harmful UV rays by proper shading to be triggered automatically by lux sensors; detected sunlight illuminating to a certain level, particular curtains smartly closed with specific lighting switching on, forming an ideal environment for exhibition. Climate control can also performed with humidity sensors and thermostats; air-conditioners intelligently adjusted to a desired level, creating the most comfortable climate for artworks and audiences.

                CityGrow’s wireless solution integrates with easy and flexible installation, perfect for any complicated environments.
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                  Electricity Utility - AMR
                  Nowadays, Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) systems will start replacing traditional manual meter-reading method. CityGrow's AMR System uses reliable two-way and real time communication technologies, assisting various utilities in accurately obtaining metering data in a smart and efficient way.

                  CityGrow's AMR system designated for collecting electrical metering data from both the traditional and new advanced smart meters. The AMR system can be integrated to any new or existing building infrastructures, forming an advanced and hybrid metering system for data collection with detailed reporting functions. The customized solution efficiently enhances data accuracy, reduces cost on resources and manpower, improves productivity and eventually assists to strive for a higher quality of service.
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                    Electricity Utility - AMI
                    Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) system can be seen as an evolution of the AMR technology. Metering data collected not solely for satisfying utility companies’ requirements but extended to households, for smartly monitoring ones’ own energy consumption pattern with pricing, aiming to save energy usage and household expenses. The AMI system allows households remotely access to home devices, disconnecting power for unnecessary appliance. The electricity companies can effectively monitor the energy demands with AMI system, most importantly in peak periods.

                    AMI system transforms existing Electrical Grids to Smart Grids, gathering and corresponding to users’ consumption data as a centralized platform, leads to an improvement on service efficiency, stability and reliability.
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                      Water Supply Utility - AMR
                      Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) system benefits to any utility supply companies in saving resources and manpower to perform traditional manual meter reading tasks. CityGrow’s customized AMR system for water supply parties performs efficient and accurate meter reading on desired schedules; provides detailed report analysis on users’ consumption patterns or recent meter reading reports in accordance to collected metering data for strategic business decision.

                      The system is able to collect meter readings from both areas in between client’s relocation, matching with client’s identity, saving manpower and resources in manual operations. The AMR system also assists in monitoring various data, such as temperature or pressure, and operation equipment’s conditions.
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