The system enables to monitor the flow rate and cost of consumed resources (heating, electricity, gas, water) in enterprises, buildings and geographically distributed objects (a group of buildings, region, city), efficiently select suppliers and rates depending on actual and planned consumption. It also allows regulating daily consumption both in manual and automatic modes with the aim of minimizing costs.
Solution receives information from multiple sensors and meters installed in customer’s objects in real-time, stores it for further analysis, compares results with the rules configured for the object in the system, and sends back the control commands to controllers – either to reduce or increase the power or consumption, turn off or on the devices.
The system consists of the following modules:
The system was built using the following technologies:
The customer was looking for a long-time partner willing to adjust their working processes to the project requirements. Itexus was selected due to the following key factors:
The project started in November 2012. After a three-weeks fixed price analysis and design phase high level requirements and architecture were collected and documented. After that, the project was continued on time and materials and Scrum basis.
Key aspects of the development process:
The project took over 2 years to implement with the team of 8 people: