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How IoT Can Boost Your Revenue


The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming the property management industry.

The technology behind IoT improves operations by boosting energy efficiency, reducing the number of in-house staff needed, and enhancing the resident experience to make your property more competitive. This means IoT can make your property more profitable and modernize the resident experience.

IoT refers to devices with sensors, software, and other technologies that connect and exchange data with other devices and systems over the Internet. There are a wide range of solutions that fall under the IoT umbrella:

  • Smart lighting systems can adjust brightness and color temperature based on natural light, occupancy, or user preferences, saving energy and enhancing comfort.
  • Smart thermostats and HVAC control enable remote temperature adjustments, optimizing heating and cooling for energy savings.
  • Security and surveillance devices such as CCTV cameras, doorbells, and access control systems deliver solutions to keep residents safe and provide easier access for your staff.
  • Smart locks can be controlled remotely via a smartphone app, enabling keyless entry and temporary access codes for guests, staff, and maintenance.
  • Energy management systems include sensors that monitor energy consumption and help reduce waste by adjusting systems based on occupancy and usage patterns.
  • Fire and safety devices like smoke detectors and fire alarms can provide real-time alerts to occupants and emergency services.
  • Building automation systems control and automate various functions, such as blinds, windows, and ventilation systems.
  • Property management applications track occupancy, visitors, and maintenance tasks to streamline operations.

IoT is a significant piece of the increasing trend towards smart buildings that leverage technology to create safer, more innovative properties. When properly implemented and supported, these solutions can make your property more modern, efficient, and profitable. 

Energy Efficiency

Maintaining a comfortable temperature inside a property can be a significant expense. Smart thermostats can drastically cut electric bills by automatically adjusting the temperature to lower consumption during specific times of the day. Smart lighting also helps to save money on electricity bills by only turning lights on when someone is in the room.

Energy management systems can also monitor water and electricity consumption, detect leaks, and track usage patterns to reduce waste, cutting costs and environmental impact. 

Improved Staff Operations

IoT technology makes it possible to track every aspect of property management remotely. Installing security cameras and sensors, utilizing property management technologies, and implementing emergency response systems can free your staff to focus on other priorities. Remote monitoring systems can also alert on-site staff about potential problems, improving response time and reducing potential issues.

Predictive Maintenance & Security

IoT sensors can automatically detect patterns to predict which aspects of the property will require maintenance soon. This technology helps managers prioritize preventative maintenance and avoid unexpected costs from equipment breakdowns or unscheduled repair work. Installing security cameras and surveillance technology can prevent unforeseen costs by automatically alerting security personnel of potential threats.

Enhanced Resident Experience

IoT can help retain residents by creating a more enjoyable and comfortable living experience. Technologies such as smart thermostats, lighting, and locks in rental units enhance a resident's quality of life and safety. Interactive common areas with smart screens, digital directories, and other high-tech amenities can also boost your property's appeal. 

Dual Path understands how IoT is driving higher resident expectations, allowing your portfolios to gain a competitive edge. IoT technology has proven to be an indispensable asset in property management by enhancing the resident experience and creating more efficient, environmentally friendly, and economical buildings. 

As technology continues to advance, communities must embrace IoT to stay competitive in an ever-evolving landscape. Dual Path helps properties leverage IoT to create efficient, modern resident environments. Contact us today to learn more about how our customized solutions can improve your properties' operations.



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