The way to say
14800 172nd Ave.
Grand Haven, MI
Kanepi Innovations offers
the only truly wireless
infrastructure solutions for
total workplace control...
fully integrated, intuitive
Wireless Reduce Gain control with Impact people,
that’s always energy usage
a mesh network
7 1/2 times larger
the planet and profits
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
Simple A More
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Tie in with
Reconfigure occupancy sensors
Bring electrical systems Control HVAC
up to code for less Schedule and maintain
Monitor air quality
Analyze, measure and
Improve control track air quality
Reduce cost of
Control devices that have
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
during moves, adds
hardware Customize groupings
Track and monitor bulbs Develop zones based
and ballasts on needs and update
Eliminate lag time
Add or relocate nodes
Improve safety by
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
Gather data to help
further reduce costs Ensure security
Monitor Monitor exterior and
machine health interior areas remotely
Monitor equipment and
A truly wireless mesh
network. An open platform.
Fully integrated, intuitive
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
Kanepi is forward-thinking technology.
It’s the future of lighting and workplace