Lights being left on in hotel guestrooms when the rooms are left vacant is a common problem and great source of energy waste. The HS series switches enable or disable power to a select number of electric circuits and loads present inside a guestroom, eliminating the potential for this waste. The low voltage HS-100 has normally open and normally closed isolated relays that allow it to interface with third party energy management and/or lighting management control systems, as well as with Watt Stopper power packs. The HS-150 is a line voltage switch that will serve as a primary or master switch at the guestroom’s entrance.
A common application for these card key switches is to allow them to collectively control all permanently installed luminaries and switched receptacles in a hotel guest room, except those in the bathroom(s) if so required by code. Operation is simple and convenient: when a hotel door entry card-key (or the key fob HS-FOB) is inserted in the HS-100/HS-150’s card slot, the controlled circuits are energized. When the hotel door entry card-key (or HS-FOB) is removed, the controlled circuits will remain energized for 30 seconds more to allow safe egress from the hotel room. After this time delay elapses, they will be de-energized. To restore power to the room (that is, to the controlled circuits and loads), the occupant will need to reinsert the hotel card-key into the HS-100/HS-150 card slot.
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