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How Your Retail Business Benefits From Automation

 In Building Automation

Automation in retail makes everything so much simpler. Instead of entrusting an employee with a key to the company or worrying about your energy bills, everything can be managed automatically to put your mind at ease.


As a store manager, you will be able to focus on your inventory, customer service, employee training and being at the front of your industry’s trends. Building management systems for retail regulate settings like lights, temperature and security so the building can basically adapt to whatever it’s needs are.

Managing Energy

You don’t have an ever-expanding budget to spend on energy and operating costs. Energy management systems help retail store owners conserve energy. Tons of money can easily be wasted in areas that aren’t necessarily used everyday or all day. Creating building automation settings that automatically dim lights or adjust temperatures based on the time of day or occupancy will drastically reduce energy bills.

Reliable HVAC

Customers want to be comfortable while shopping, especially in areas like dressing rooms and lobbies, and some merchandise is dependent on reliable heating and cooling.  Preventing an HVAC disaster could be the difference between a deserted store and a profitable weekend.

Mass Notifications

Now you can know what is happening in your store at any time without having to be there. Stay connected to your business by receiving notifications on temperature adjustments, who is entering and exiting (with or without access control cards) as well as if there are any security breaches and more.

Stay Connected

Whether you want a sound system, intercom for employees to stay connected wherever they are or a credit card machine at your register, your retail store needs cable installed for your internet, phone lines and other connectivity uses.

To learn more about building automation, contact ACS for a free consultation today.

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