Wireless Card Switch for hospitality industry
The Wireless Card Switch is a unique switch activated by existing hotel key cards.
The Wireless Card Switch assists the hospitality industry in considerably reducing energy consumption in unoccupied hotel rooms by switching oﬀ lighting and selected electrical circuits.
Card Switch Setup
What you need
Standard Card Switch (QS-HCS-TX)
Elegant Card Switch (QS-HCS-TX-SMART)
30A On/Off Relay (QS-R-S30SPEC)
Door Sensor (QS-MAG-SENSA)
How it works
On arrival, inserting the room's existing key card into the Wireless Card Switch will instantly reactivate the room's electrical circuits. When the sliding door or the window opens the aircon will switch oﬀ and when the door is closed again the aircon will switch back on again. Upon departure, removing the card will deactivate the electrical circuits after a 1 minute delay, allowing relevant lighting to stay on until the room is vacated. This delay can be set according to the hotel's speciﬁcation.
Beneﬁts of the Card Switch
The Wireless Card Switch will eliminate unnecessary energy wastage in unoccupied rooms, eg. lighting, air conditioning and televisions etc. Hotel owners can reduce energy consumption by up to 40 percent. When factoring lower power bills. Hotels and B&B's can recoup initial capital investment within two years.
The ﬁgures and savings shown are based on actual data collected at a hotel, over a period of one month. Data displayed was collected from two rooms, one with a Card Switch System and one without. The rooms had similar occupancy for the period. Costs were calculated at R1.00/kWh.
Return on investment is typically under 2 years, best case scenario under 1 year.
Please note this is based on factors unique to your installation