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Automation in San Mateo

AMP Electric is proud to be the leading installer of automation systems in the San Mateo area. Automation makes your building smarter, and allows you greater control over your world. The smart building industry is expanding every year to incorporate new technology and devices that are suited to make our buildings work better for us. Around the world each day, cities like San Mateo see more people upgrading their households by adding automation systems. As forerunners in the industry, with years of experience and knowledge in building automation systems, we promise nothing but the best results for our customers.

The Power to Control

Automation systems offer business owners more control over their day to day lives. If you are considering upgrading your San Mateo building by purchasing a smart building system you may want to consider the various options for control that are available to you. The following are only a few possibilities of what automation systems give you control over, all from a touch of your smartphone.

  • Indoor and outdoor lighting
  • Appliances
  • Thermostat
  • Irrigation systems
  • Door locks and garages
  • theatre systems
  • security (cameras, alarms, and sensors)
  • Water heater shut-offs
  • Pools, spas, and hot tubs
  • Systems for individuals with disabilities
  • Smart plugs

How Does Automation Work?

While at first this technology may appear overwhelming, it is not as complicated as one may think. Once a professional installation team, such as ourselves, has hooked up the system the rest is fairly straightforward. Essentially, every automation system is controlled by an easily programmable ‘coordinator device’, which is basically the system’s brain. The coordinator device is controlled by a smartphone or computer which the business owner communicates their commands through. The coordinator device then receives these commands from the smartphone or computer and transmits the message to, for example, the indoor lighting system, which turns the lights on. business owners can program their devices to operate on established schedules and timers, or can control their system manually from their smartphone or computer.

Automation Saves Energy and Money

If you are looking to save on energy costs for your San Mateo area business, then perhaps a smart building system may be the right option for you. Automation systems allow business owners to easily control their daily energy usage, so that when a resource is not needed it can simply be turned off. Energy and water management systems can save business owners on annual energy costs, which is not only good for consumers but is also beneficial to the environment. Smart thermostats, sprinkler systems, and water heaters can all be used to cut energy costs in a business.

Security Systems

One of the most popular features of automation systems are the various security features. There are many different kinds of alarms, sensors, and cameras that are available to business owners. All of our experts at AMP Electric will be able to advise you on the best security system, to fit your specific needs. We will discuss with you what it is exactly that you want out of a smart security system. These are examples of some of the options available to San Mateo area business owners:

  • Indoor/outdoor security cameras (with monitors)
  • Motion sensors
  • Garage door control and smart locking system
  • Water and moisture sensor
  • Carbon monoxide and smoke detector
  • Electronic deadbolts
  • Keypad locking systems