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…

Undetected water leaks cost businesses millions

Undetected water leaks are costing businesses millions every year – and yet a cost-effective solution is available. According to the Association of British Insurers, escape of water claims cost UK insurers £2.5 million a day, which adds up to nearly £1 billion a year. Similarly, Aviva has revealed water leaks are its highest frequency property…

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…

10 reasons your business needs an IoT strategy

The Internet of Things (IoT) is not a futuristic technology trend: it’s the first step in becoming a truly digital business and it starts with your things—your line-of-business assets and the data they produce, your cloud services, and your business intelligence tools. That’s the Internet of Your Things. By implementing an Internet of Things strategy,…

Got MODBUS? Then get instant access to the Internet of Things

If your product or equipment already has Modbus, then the NanoULTRA from Caption Data gives you the immediate ability to join them to the Internet of Things. From single units to 1000’s of units, with on line & real time control through the CDL SmartHub™ We have clients around the world using the NanoULTRA to…

Goodnight Mister Tom [or support arrangements @ CDL]

In January we parted company with Tom Paine, who had been with CDL for 7 years. He joined us as a new graduate in 2010 and was known to many customers because he provided first line support. Tom’s journey with the business followed various product introductions and replacements, and to say we were sad to…

Paul Sanders on supplier innovation panel at 2017 BDMA conference

I am delighted to have been asked to be a panel member during the supplier innovation discussion at the 2017 BDMA conference. This will be taking place on 22nd and 23rd November at the Crowne Plaza, Stratford Upon Avon. http://www.bdma.org.uk/bdma-conference/programme/ Caption Data have been involved in the water damage industry for over nine years with…

Remote Monitoring – Improving visability of your hire equipment

Equipment hire is a great industry, allowing businesses access to specialist equipment without the large investment of buying, but it has its own challenges. We have recently been working alongside clients to develop a new way to monitor and protect their hire equipment. “The equipment wasn’t working to full capacity…” “The equipment wouldn’t switch on…”…