Game Changer? Game Changer!!

"The continuous monitoring and predicative capability of IoT-enabled buildings can also preempt a repair or maintenance issue by enabling a building manager to take appropriate corrective action before tenants can even notice a problem. According to a Johnson Controls survey of the company's Building Efficiency panel, 70% of respondents believe that the ability to predict and diagnose and provide or propose solutions will be a "game changer." from #Deloitte Since the Salamander Reservoir can predict and diagnose and/or provide a solution, I guess we are game changers! Let's change the game together by installing a Salamander Reservoir in your system today! #propertymanagement #buildings #IoT #firesafety Full paper available at: deloitte.com/content/dam/Deloitte/nl/Documents/real-estate/deloitte-nl-fsi-real-estate-smart-buildings-how-iot-technology-aims-to-add-value-for-real-estate-companies.pdf ...
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Uses of the IoT (part 1)

"...CRE (Commercial Real Estate) companies have been installing sensors and automating activities for some time, primarily aiming to realize the benefits of low-hanging fruit such as cost savings and operational efficiency through improved energy management and reduced personnel costs." from #Deloitte Yep - installing the Salamander Reservoir is that low-hanging fruit! So, what's preventing you from saving energy and reducing personnel costs? #propertymanagement #buildings #IoT #firesafety Full paper available at: deloitte.com/content/dam/Deloitte/nl/Documents/real-estate/deloitte-nl-fsi-real-estate-smart-buildings-how-iot-technology-aims-to-add-value-for-real-estate-companies.pdf ...
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Vitamin… or Pain Killer?

is your company a vitamin (does it help people proactively) or a pain killer (addressing existing issues)? @ReidHoffman argues that some companies are both in #MastersOfScale podcast. I the #Salamander is both: it helps people proactively and addresses existing issues. What is your company? Listen to the episode of Masters of Scale @ https://mastersofscale.com/clara-shih/ #propertymanagement #buildings #IoT #firesafety ...
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Wishing you a very Happy New Year!

Wishing you a very happy & safe 2021! #auldlangsyne #propertymanagement #buildings #IoT #firesafety ...
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naughty or nice?

Whether you've been... Naughty, by postponing cost-saving life safety measures until now... -or- Nice, for proactively thinking of your tenants & building needs... Then the Salamander Reservoir makes the perfect holiday gift! Perfect for all of your new and existing wet and dry life safety sprinkler systems! #propertymanagement #buildings #IoT #firesafety #nfpa ...
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Fire Sprinklers… by the numbers

According to Community Association Underwriters of America, Inc. (CAU), one of the largest insurance providers in the United States, A typical loss for a burst sprinkler pipe can involve two or more units and have an average repair cost exceeding $30,000 after the deductible. Nationwide, these losses account for hundreds of millions of dollars of unnecessary property damage each winter. There are approximately 3,000 residential fire deaths each year. Statistics compiled by the National Fire Protection Association (#NFPA) conclude that the chance of dying in a home fire decreases by 80% when residential sprinklers are present. Most residential sprinkler systems use 1” pipe, which, at a typical street pressure of 70 pounds per square inch (psi), will flow about 30 gallons per minute (gpm). In as little as fifteen minutes, almost 500 gallons of water will saturate the unit and adjoining units. Isn't it time we protect ourselves from that cost, damage and downtime? You can with a Salamander Reservoir! #propertymanagement #buildings #IoT #firesafety the CAU paper is available at: cauinsure.com/Include/Documents/P13%20-%20Frozen%20Sprinkler%20Pipes.pdf ...
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winter is coming… are you ready?

you could be sure with a Salamander Reservoir! #nfpa #buildings #propertymanagement ...
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in case you’re just joining us…

a little primer on wet and dry life safety fire sprinkler systems from #HowStuffWorks Wet pipe system, which is composed of steel pipes that are always filled with water (hence, the term "wet"). The water in the pipes is under a moderate amount of pressure. When the sprinkler head is activated, the pressurized water in the pipes is immediately released, providing a faster reaction time than any other type of system. The wet pipe system is also the simplest and most reliable, boasting cost savings for easy installation and low maintenance. However, wet pipe systems are not always the best choice. Since the pipes are always filled with water, they're not recommended for locations where the pipes might freeze or in residential environments where accidental leaks could be detrimental. As you might have guessed, in a dry pipe system, the pipes are not filled with water -- they're actually filled with compressed air. When the sprinkler head is activated, a valve releases the compressed air through the sprinkler head. Once all of the air is released, the pressure in the pipe changes, allowing water to fill the system. Dry pipe systems have a slower reaction time (up to a minute delay). To make up for this, dry pipe systems release a larger amount of extremely pressurized water, which requires larger pipes (and a larger budget). And, while a leaky pipe in a dry pipe system doesn't pose a flooding threat, maintenance to the system is more complicated and costly. So, ...
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Frozen Sprinkler Pipes... or don't you know?

Winterize your Fire Sprinkler Systems!

At JTJ Tech, we are passionate about Fire Sprinkler Systems, so please make sure you have taken the following steps to winterize your system. #1: Install a Salamander Reservoir on your wet and dry fire sprinkler systems. The rest of a good checklist can be found at: flsamerica.com/blog/how-to-winterize-your-fire-sprinkler-system #propertymanagement #buildings #IoT #firesafety ...
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Happy Thanksgiving!

amidst the chaos of this year, please remember that we all have much to be thankful for! Gratitude Changes Everything #gratitude #thanksgiving #propertymanagement #IoT #firesafety ...
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Salamander Swimming in the Lehigh Valley Shark Tank

I am thrilled to announce that The Salamander Reservoir has been selected to pitch our device in the prestigious #StartUpLehighValley2020! This year, the Shark-Tank style competition will be held on Facebook Live this Wednesday, November 18 from 4:00-5:30pm, and you can get the full information and registration link to watch at: startuplehighvalley.com ...
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10%…

...may not sound like a big number, but did you know that frozen water expands by about 10%? That expansion can exert thousands of pounds of pressure that can break fittings, crack pipes, and force valve caps open. When the temperature finally warms and the ice melts, leaks or even full-blown system trips can result. The Salamander Reservoir is a great early-detection system for new and existing, wet and dry life safety sprinkler systems. You'll know before a problem occurs - that's Protection by Connection! #propertymanagement #buildings #IoT #firesafety data from qrfs.com/blog/213-fire-sprinkler-accidents-the-top-5-causes-of-discharges-and-leaks/ ...
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