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Kanepi Innovations offers
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Kanepi Innovations delivers a
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 Kanepi works in any environment, supporting growth and change with an open systems protocol

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Kanepi Innovations Capabilities Brochure

  1. 1. The way to say 14800 172nd Ave. wireless infrastructure Grand Haven, MI 49417-8969 p. 616.844.3158 solutions f. 616.846.2144
  2. 2. Kanepi Innovations offers the only truly wireless infrastructure solutions for total workplace control... fully integrated, intuitive and programmable. 3
  3. 3. Wireless Reduce Gain control with Impact people, that’s always energy usage up to 70 percent a mesh network 7 1/2 times larger than any the planet and profits through improved energy at work. competitor efficiency Energy savings Building control Sustainability With Kanepi, you not only schedule and Kanepi works with your lighting system and By reducing electrical consumption, Kanepi Lighting fixtures form the backbone control energy usage; the mesh network can gives you total building control, everywhere enables you to reduce your carbon (CO2) sense and respond instantly to changes in lighting systems reach… even outdoors. footprint, helping you meet government occupancy, capacity and temperature. Your There’s no rewiring or downtime for building regulations and implement carbon emissions of the Kanepi wireless mesh network, energy needs are fine-tuned, reducing energy moves, adds or changes. trading. You decrease the greenhouse gas usage up to 70 percent. Kanepi is based on the emissions associated with burning fossil fuels creating a technology net that reaches ZigBee standard—802.15.4—so it is proven, With a mesh network that is 7 1/2 times larger while ensuring that everything within your reliable and secure. than any competitor, our proprietary Kanepi building operates at peak efficiency at the technology has multiple pathways, allowing lowest possible cost. through every corner of the workplace. Kanepi also meets the multi-level switching for uninterrupted communication. If one standards required by the Energy Policy Act of node drops out of the network for any reason, The Kanepi wireless mesh network is good 2005 (EPAct), which may qualify you for a tax its neighbors instantly find another path. for the planet and your profit margin in other You save energy and gain complete control deduction of up to $1.80 per square foot for The result: unprecedented control, speed ways, too. Because it’s based on a wireless investing in energy efficient components. and reliability. platform with an open systems protocol, Kanepi components require no new wiring. of lighting, HVAC and other workplace All components can stay in place during building moves, adds and changes, or they can be quickly relocated, so they won’t end assets… remotely, securely and effortlessly. up in a landfill. All of which means that Kanepi is not only good for the environment, it’s good for your bottom line. Mesh network covers your facility everywhere light reaches 4 5
  4. 4. Simple A More and Efficient Intuitive System Just a few Kanepi components In a new building or a rehab, the put facility control right at your Kanepi wireless control system fingertips, quickly and easily. allows more fixtures per circuit, and eliminates the need for Kanepi is truly wireless, so there’s Kanepi Nodes dedicated circuits. You reduce no additional wiring to install receive commands from the cost of wiring installation the gateway, creating a and no need to expand j-box mesh network that’s and panel equipment by up to capacity. Nodes and gateways can 7 1/2 times larger than 80 percent, which can mean any competitor. be fitted quickly, with virtually no thousands of dollars in savings. downtime, even when the space Each transceiver is aware of itself and is occupied, saving you time and its surroundings, You can also add Kanepi nodes money. constantly transmitting without new wiring, which and receiving to and from its neighbors and eliminates panel capacity and Once the hardware is in place, the gateway. growth issues. Standard wiring you have access and management through the web-based interface, Your moves, adds and changes secured through network keys are faster, easier and more and 128-bit encryption. And cost-effective than ever before. because the Kanepi server is hosted off-site, there’s no need Kanepi wiring for Information Technology reduces installation costs involvement. up to 80 percent With Kanepi, you can schedule and control one or more facilities from anywhere, any time. Server Web Interface Gateway Touchpad is hosted off-site by provides secure transmits automated links to the gateway Kanepi. Eliminates access, control and schedule changes and allowing simple, IT involvement and management of one program updates from instant system provides redundant or more facilities, server to network. overrides on-site. backup and easy on-site or remotely. accessibility. 6 7
  5. 5. Energy Savings Kanepi Innovations delivers a completely dynamic, scalable, “ Lighting control will save us money and self-healing system that reduces electricity, but the real reason we installed energy consumption by as much Kanepi was to be able to control other things as 70 percent. like HVAC. We’ve just scratched the surface of what we’re going to be able to do.” Paul Nowicki—Manager of Facilities, Knoll Multi-level switching Users can adjust light levels by fixture or by zone. By using dimming adjustments to fine-tune the amount of light, you can reduce lighting power usage up to 80 percent. Automatic demand response You can easily reduce your electrical and HVAC usage in response to the demands of high wholesale electricity prices, capacity With Kanepi, needs or system reliability events, which is you can make changes especially valuable during peak hours. quickly and easily… Daylight harvesting and occupancy controls Sensors automatically detect daylight and occupancy, and adjust light output and …to address temperature levels accordingly. One node can dynamic facility needs control all applications. Scheduling protocol Control and stagger when you power-on lighting, and scale back on lighting during peak energy times. With a scheduling protocol for the lighting system, you can reduce energy costs up to 30 percent versus using occupancy sensors alone. Zone control Kanepi enables you to zone and rezone without rewiring. You can also respond to any change in the environment immediately. Just point-and-click to rezone lights and other devices. 8 9
  6. 6. Building Control The Kanepi Innovations wireless “ What’s great about Kanepi is that mesh network is fully integrated with it’s a system you can build on. your lighting and other building If you can think it, you can do it.” systems, giving you a variety of Ray Webb—Energy Specialist, Spartan Stores options to reduce energy usage and enhance facility operation. Web-based interface Only Kanepi gives you total building control everywhere lighting systems reach with secure, remote management via the web- based dashboard. Staff can access, monitor, control and manage building devices and assets, wherever they are. Self-healing mesh network Kanepi provides non-stop control. Each node Kanepi is always at work, can communicate with any other node on tracking inventory or other assets… the network without sending its information through a common node or communication gateway. If there is a connection fault, the node is identified and the network automatically resumes communications. …wherever they go in your facility Scalable system Each node is scalable and forward-thinking, enabling you to grow and increase control when and where you need it. As new needs arise or new applications are introduced, they can be implemented immediately. Simplified reconfiguration and retenanting Kanepi reduces downtime and costs associated with moves, adds and changes by as much as 85 percent. You point-and-click to rezone. There is no new wiring, no new circuits to the j-box. Eliminate or reduce technology upgrade costs The Kanepi Innovations open systems protocol is based on the ZigBee standard – 802.15.4 – to support growth and change. Capabilities can be added as needed. 10 11
  7. 7. Fully Flexible Kanepi works in any environment, supporting growth and change with an open systems protocol and a mesh network that is both scalable and expandable. Once the infrastructure is in place, you can increase the scale of the network by adding future capabilities such as machine monitoring or air quality. And when your business grows, nodes can be added to expand capacity and coverage area. Integrate with other systems Tie in with Reconfigure occupancy sensors cost-effectively Bring electrical systems Control HVAC up to code for less Schedule and maintain Monitor air quality temperature control Analyze, measure and Improve control track air quality Reduce cost of Control devices that have future change large electrical loads, Increase productivity Reduce costs of moving such as industrial fans Allow individual control walls or cubicles of lighting and HVAC Pre-emptive alerts Track assets Monitor pressures or Monitor assets and Save when you fluid levels inventory remotely reconfigure Eliminate downtime during moves, adds and changes Conserve energy Develop energy- conserving protocols Monitor lighting hardware Customize groupings Track and monitor bulbs Develop zones based and ballasts on needs and update as needed Eliminate rewiring Eliminate lag time Add or relocate nodes Improve safety by as required eliminating lag time Transmit information of typical occupancy Perform multiple sensors functions with a single node Real time Daylight harvesting locator system Create zones Track assets based on proximity Monitor battery life throughout the facility to daylight source Schedule charging for battery-driven Collect data equipment Gather data to help further reduce costs Ensure security Monitor Monitor exterior and machine health interior areas remotely Monitor equipment and systems remotely 12 13
  8. 8. A truly wireless mesh network. An open platform. Fully integrated, intuitive and programmable. Kanepi puts complete control at your fingertips, with the option to add capabilities and controls as you need them. Labor and asset tracking. Data collection. Data reporting. Machine health monitoring. Pre-emptive alerts. Perimeter security. Kanepi makes it all possible. Kanepi is forward-thinking technology. It’s the future of lighting and workplace management… today. 14