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Smart buildings: Delta says it saved a lot of money for Telecom Italia

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Delta says its smart building automation solutions delivered “substantial energy savings” for Telecom Italia’s office building in the Veneto Region of Italy

Delta, which calls itself “a global leader in power and thermal management solutions”, says it has successfully implemented its Building Automation Solutions at an office site of Telecom Italia, Italy’s largest telecom operator and one of the most prominent carriers in Europe.

The smart solution, which includes Delta’s cloud-ready Building Energy Management System, enables real-time automated and remote supervision and eco-friendly control of the building’s heating, ventilation and air conditioning system to attain estimated annual HVAC-related electricity savings of more than 12 per cent and an expected payback period of “lower than two years”, according to Delta. 

Jackie Chan, president and general manager of Delta in Europe, Middle East and Africa, says: “Delta has been a long-term advocate of green buildings and has developed a wide range of energy-saving technologies for buildings.

“Delta and Telecom Italia have built a long-lasting relationship for more than two decades as both firms share same values regarding sustainable development to build a better tomorrow for mankind. We are delighted to cooperate with Telecom Italia in order to enhance the eco-friendly features of their Padova building.”

Idilio Ciuffarella, general manager of Delta smart building EMEA, says: “Over the years, we’ve provided Telecom Italia with our Telecom power solutions with industry-leading energy efficiency of up to 97.5 per cent to enable meaningful operational expenses and energy savings for their telecom infrastructure.

“This intelligent building automation platform complements our smart LED lighting solution installed in part of this same facility back in 2014 which enabled close to 75 per cent lighting-electricity savings compared to pre-installation.

“We strive to foster, not only energy savings but a comprehensive improvement in the quality of life of all stakeholders that utilize this building, a concept that I’ve called ‘building anthropology’.”