Tuesday, November 2, 2021

The Benefits of a Building Health Monitoring System

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A building comprises several structural elements that must all work together, and it makes sense to know how each part is functioning in relation to the other. It is much like a human body in that way. And just like you can tell a person's health by measuring temperature and blood pressure, for example, gathering data on various aspects of a building is just as vital.

That’s why we’ll look at the benefits of a building health monitoring system in this post from Safe Roof Systems.

An automatic monitoring system for your building continually gathers data and allows you to access real-time information on its condition. Then, with that knowledge, you can assess the overall health of the structure while zeroing in on any areas of concern. From that point, you can determine problem spots and address them before they become serious conditions.

A building monitoring system gives you peace of mind that you have accurate information about a roof snow load, for example, rather than having to go by guesswork and supposition. In some cases, it may also be beneficial from an insurance aspect as you have extra information that correlates to structural safety.

Please feel free to reach out to our team at Safe Roof Systems for further information on this topic.

What You Should Know About a Building Monitoring System

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A commercial or industrial property is often a sprawling structure with a vast roof area and a range of building elements that go into its construction. That is a combination calling for ongoing vigilance because undetected issues can develop in many different locations across the facility. It’s essential to make a building monitoring system a part of your property to aid with identifying areas of concern automatically so you can address them promptly. Our team from Safe Roof Systems will tell you what you should know about such systems in this post.

Structural monitoring uses various sensors to help you determine the integrity of a building. For example, they gather data on roof snow loads, which can help you determine when it’s time to clear the snow off.

The data gathered by a monitoring system is crucial for developing a comprehensive engineering picture of your building’s health. You can easily access this information through the user interface for real-time figures on stresses and strains applied across the building. This allows you to address shortcomings in the construction.

If you would like more information on this topic or how to retrofit a monitoring system to your structure, please feel free to contact us at Safe Roof Systems.