Flowie Wins Innovative Product of 2019 at The Buildings Show

December 9, 2019

Smart building sensor company, Alert Labs, received recognition at The Buildings Show 2019 for its flagship water flow sensor, Flowie. The easy-to-use smart building sensor was named Innovative Product of 2019 on December 5 by the Toronto Construction Association (TCA).

Property management reduces water waste 15% to 23%

“We’ve designed and built the Flowie water flow sensor to give property managers the power to reduce water waste in an easy and effective way. Companies that manage multiple buildings and units are reducing water waste 15% to 23% on average with Flowie. Property Managers no longer need to struggle to identify water cost savings opportunities. To have our smart building technology recognized by the industry members of the Toronto Construction Association is truly an honour,” says CEO and co-founder of Alert Labs, George Tsintzouras.

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The Flowie water flow sensor can be installed on commercial and residential water meters  

Lower water bills and minimize damage

Flowie learns water use patterns to lower water bills and help prevent damage in any building. This professional-grade sensor and software platform also monitors and sends alerts for leaks, floods, unusual water use, power outages, humidity, and temperature. To date, Flowie and the accompanying Insights Platform have saved more than a billion gallons of wasted water and helped save over $1,000,000 in water costs across North America.

As building owners and property managers realize the savings and insight that Flowie provides, Alert Labs has expanded its team of sensors that provide conservation and sustainability solutions for water management professionals. The company added three new water sensors to its lineup in 2019: Sumpie sump pump sensor, Flowie-O water flow sensor (for indoor and outdoor meters) and Shuttie automatic water shut-off valve. Property managers are using these sensors to improve operational efficiency and reduce water costs at their properties.

Manage entire building portfolio

“We’ve made it easy for property managers to install our smart water sensors and remotely monitor all of their buildings on a single platform,” says Tsintzouras. “Our goal is to continue bringing new easy-to-use, friendly technology to market that will help conserve water and minimize unexpected damage for our customers.

Manage entire building portfolio with building insights platform
The entire building portfolio can be managed with the Alert Labs Building Insights Platform

The Innovative Product Awards were presented by the Toronto Construction Association at the Metro Convention Centre this week as part of The Building Show 2019. The Toronto Construction Association (TCA) is one of Canada’s oldest and largest associations of Industrial, Commercial and Institutional (ICI) practitioners with over 1,800 member companies across the GTA. The annual awards program recognizes the development and/or the application of technology associated with any activity within the construction and property management industries.

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Celebrating 150 years, as the largest and oldest association of ICI practitioners in Canada, the Toronto Construction Association proudly supports its members by providing a wide range of business and professional development opportunities, a strong industry voice and the means to help shape Toronto’s construction industry for the better.

Learn more about the Toronto Construction Association at: tcaconnect.com

Alert labs inc.

Alert Labs Inc. is a software, hardware, and IoT technology firm in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. The experienced team designs and manufactures a suite of smart sensors that use a cellular connection to provide cutting-edge property protection for commercial and residential properties. The easy-to-use sensors and software platform deliver real-time monitoring and 24/7 alerts with powerful analytics to reduce utility bills, property damage, and repair and maintenance costs. The company partners with property managers, insurance companies, municipalities, schools and other organizations throughout North America. Alert Labs is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Watsco, Inc. - the largest HVAC Distributor in North America.

Website: alertlabs.ca
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