News for the Hospitality Executive
at Marriott Waikiki Beach Resort & Spa
INNCOM's Deep Mesh Network (DMN) architecture provides a low-cost, self-forming
wireless network that is embedded into the thermostat requiring a minimum
amount of additional network hardware
Visit INNCOM in the SAFLOK Booth #2902 at the IH/M&R Show in New York Nov 12-15
Niantic, Conn. — November 10, 2011 — The Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa has recently upgraded its guestroom temperature control system to a networked energy management system utilizing the Deep Mesh Network (DMN) architecture from INNCOM. Since the 1,310-room property converted to this robust wireless environment nearly eight months ago, energy consumption has dropped by 21 percent without requiring the 40-year-old facility to undergo an extensive or costly installation effort. Best yet, the hotel is well positioned to adapt to future technologies.
INNCOM is the global hospitality-industry leader in advanced energy-management and Integrated Room Automation Systems (IRAS) for hotels and resorts. With extensive experience in networking guestroom equipment spanning more than a quarter of a century, INNCOM is considered to be a pioneer in wireless environment installation.
"Over the past few years we have witnessed the need for a robust and reliable wireless architecture that is available at a lower installed price than traditional wireless systems, and that has the capability of adapting to future technologies," said John Tavares, INNCOM VP Marketing and Sales. "Our Deep Mesh Network uses advanced radio frequency technology to provide better control and monitoring over a hotel's HVAC, lighting and other equipment with the goals of reducing energy consumption and simultaneously improving the guest experience. By migrating to a wireless environment, hotels such as the Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa receive state-of-the-art integrated room and building automation for a much lower cost."
Tyrone Crockwell, Director of Engineering for the Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa and Market Engineering for Marriott’s properties in Hawaii, said INNCOM's Deep Mesh Network architecture is working exceptionally well at the property.
"Marriott has been working with INNCOM for many years and has complete confidence in the system for saving energy and lowering associated costs," Crockwell said. "When you have a building of this size and age, energy conservation is critical. With the cost of some of the building management solutions on the market, we couldn't afford to do a property-wide network overhaul. With INNCOM's wireless DMN, however, we were able to quickly add four wireless sensors into each guestroom for each of our four communication points (HVAC, lighting, thermostat and door controls) and a signal sent from each unit travels wirelessly through the building to communicate with the server. It works great."
Key Features of INNCOM's DMN include:
For a demonstration of INNCOM's DMN, visit INNCOM in the SAFLOK Booth 2902 at the International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show November 12-15 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York. To pre-schedule an appointment with INNCOM at IH/M&RS 2011, call John Tavares at (860) 739-1144 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on INNCOM and its products and services, please visit the company Web site at www.inncom.com.
About INNCOM: Founded in 1986, INNCOM develops, manufactures, and markets advanced guestroom control systems for the global lodging industry. The company’s product line ranges from programmable digital thermostats to fully integrated energy management, lighting control and communication systems. All INNCOM products are designed to enhance guest comfort, safety and satisfaction while increasing bottom line profits for property owners. INNCOM systems are installed in more than 800,000 guestrooms in many of the most prestigious hotels in 49 countries.
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