Water Utilities aiming to become carbon net-zero

Understanding what energy assets are using or wasting, will help Water Utilities towards becoming carbon net-zero and offer substantial cost savings. The government recently announced its intention to set in law a world-leading climate change target, which will require significant effort across all sectors of the economy including the Water Utilities industry to become carbon…

Vibration monitoring and IoT

Vibration monitoring and IoT  CDL has a long heritage of monitoring for vibration events, applications have been wide and varied to say the least. From monitoring the effects of waves on a Lighthouse in Cornwall, to monitoring for potentially damaging vibration levels on a 4.6 billion Year old meteorite at the Natural History museum. More regular applications include mainly monitoring construction…

Damp Social Housing, a Nightmare for Tenants and Landlords!

The Damp “Stats” and Why You Should Read On Nearly 11,000 tenants have claimed compensation for damp, leaks, and damage in their council homes. Local authorities in England have paid out more than £35m in compensation and legal fees. The latest local government budget data shows £1.7bn a year earmarked for maintaining and repairing council…

Smart Boiler Monitoring and the Role of IoT

Case Scenario Commercial boiler equipment installed on commercial premises are often critical services and failure of these systems can cause major business disruption. In the instance of a commercially trading business, breakdown of such equipment could resort in substantial loss of income through wasted stock, operational efficiency could be impacted by the displacement of personnel…

Peracetic acid, its potential harmful effects and the benefits of IoT

Peracetic acid, more commonly known as PAA, is a chemical used widely as a sanitiser across a range of industries such as food and beverage, hospitals, healthcare and pharmaceuticals. Against the backdrop of the Covid 19 pandemic, use of sanitizers has increased exponentially, both in a domestic setting and within business environments, and its production…

Our Latest Application: Water Hygiene

USE CASE We’ve recently acquired a client that had genuine cause to ensure water temperatures at client sites were at the optimum temperatures to avoid the growth of Legionella disease. Legionella bacteria is commonly found in water. The bacteria multiply where temperatures are between 20-45°C and nutrients are available. The bacteria are dormant below 20°C…

Reaping the benefits of IoT asset management

The innovative world of IoT (Internet of Things) enabled products and services is growing exponentially. But if you already have equipment in place, can you harness the power of IoT to upgrade and enhance your offering? And, if so, how? You’ll be pleased to learn that it is entirely possible to reap the benefits of…

IoT Platform Selection Guide & Research Report

Below is from the Hitachi sponsored market overview by 451 Research into IOT platforms. The full report can be downloaded HERE WHAT DO INDUSTRIAL USERS WANT FROM AN IOT PLATFORM? Caption Data experience confirms the #1 motivation being risk reduction, with business interruption risks being particularly high up the agenda   How does CDL’s IOT…

More Features Making Asset Management Easier

We look at some fantastic features that make asset management easier – watch our handy videos to explore more! Our December Newsletter featured 3 ways to make Asset Management easier. Auto Reporting Graph annotating API’s Auto reporting gets regular data direct to your inbox by email Annotate your graphs/trends with notes or comments, save, share…

Still using old style remote data loggers? Why?

Are you still using old style unconnected data loggers, and if so, why? The latest generation of “connected” remote data loggers or remote monitoring systems – now usually known as IoT or Internet of Things devices are available from CDL. You can read more about us in Engineering Update Easy to deploy, cost effective and…