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Keep Cold Storage Cold With Room Alert Environment Monitoring

Our incredible Room Alert environment monitoring products have been preventing costly downtime in various kinds of facilities for years. One place where environment monitoring is particularly valuable is cold storage because the space must be temperature-controlled so that products and materials are not compromised. Room Alert is trusted in vaccine and pharmaceutical storage, the food industry and other applications where inventory must be stored at specific temperatures. Room Alert offers a complete product line of monitors, sensors, accessories and online monitoring capabilities perfect for overseeing environmental conditions such as temperature, humidity, water damage, room entry and more. With proactive and advanced Room Alert installed, you can prevent and minimize damage due to the 30% of downtime that is caused by environmental factors.

LifePath and Room Alert

Room Alert has thousands of users within the industry of cold storage, one of which being LifePath Christian Ministries, which is a non-profit organization in York, Pennsylvania that offers shelters, thrift stores, youth programs and food pantries to the less fortunate. Central PA Food Bank helps LifePath provide nearly 110,000 meals annually to the community by connecting them with partners looking to donate excess food. Part of this agreement requires LifePath to keep detailed logs and records to ensure food is stored safely. 

Before Room Alert, the staff was using paper temperature logs that posed problems with accurate, complete readings which lead to compliance concerns. Logging features in Room Alert Account and Room Alert Manager are helpful because it allows them to assure accurate compliance with the Central PA Food Bank. Reporting features allow staff to quickly see if a unit is operating outside of established ranges, identify patterns in temperature fluctuations and allow them to be proactive about maintenance. LifePath was also able to create dedicated links to share reporting information with the Food Service Staff as well as create SMS and email alerts to notify staff in the event of a potential issue. 

Within days of installation, Room Alert was saving money, resources and time. An alert was sent notifying LifePath of a freezer operating outside of their temperature ranges. They were able to contact on-site staff to quickly resolve the issue. In a matter of minutes, Room Alert helped them save all of the contents of the freezer, which was valued at approximately $5000 worth of donated food.   

To learn more about how Room Alert has helped LifePath prevent environmental downtime and increase productivity, download our case study here.

Room Alert Sensors

Our Digital Extreme Temperature Sensor is our most ideal sensor for monitoring temperature in cold storage facilities. It has the ability to accurately track the temperature from -328 degrees Fahrenheit to 932 degrees Fahrenheit (-200 degrees Celsius to 500 degrees Celsius). This sensor can monitor both extreme hot and extreme cold temperatures, making it perfect for cold storage, laboratories, medical facilities, high temperature manufacturing and more. LifePath has enjoyed our Digital Extreme Temperature Sensor for controlled temperature monitoring in their freezers.

Another sensor that is often installed in cold storage settings is our Digital Active Power Sensor w/Temperature. Aside from changes in temperature, one of the other most common threats of downtime is due to unexpected power loss. This sensor tracks the real-time power status of any electric device by simply strapping it to any AC electrical cord. Power loss for any amount of time can cause irreversible damage by destroying products and materials. An extended period of time where power is lost can even lead to your organizations and facilities going out of business. It is critical to monitor the power status in your cold storage spaces to prevent downtime and ensure business continuity. LifePath also utilizes this sensor to help ensure the integrity of their stored food.

Room Alert Account & Room Alert Manager

Our online Room Alert Account dashboard and downloadable Room Alert Manager software will take your Room Alert hardware to the next level. These services are designed to provide Room Alert users with further insight regarding the conditions in their environment. Room Alert Account and Room Alert Manager give you the ability to customize your environment monitoring experience from setting specific alert thresholds, organizing sensor data in reports, mapping the location of your Room Alert devices and sharing data with others.  

Our complete Room Alert line helps to ensure your cold storage facilities and the critical materials they store are safe from costly damage due to unmonitored conditions in your environment. For example, your cold storage room may require you to maintain a temperature of 4°C (39°F) or colder. In your Room Alert Account, you can set a custom alert to notify you if Room Alert detects the temperature rising to 4°C (39°F) or warmer. Now if the temperature does rise, you and any recipients you added will receive a text and/or email notification to alert you of that temperature increase. 

If you don’t want to wait until an alert is triggered, you can check your online Room Alert services at any time from any internet-accessible device to get real-time updates on the environmental conditions in your facility. Room Alert is ideal for any setting where you want to protect your people, assets, and reputation. Room Alert provides peace of mind by overseeing your facilities even when no one is on-site. With this peace of mind, you can rest easy knowing if an issue does arise, you will be able to respond promptly and correct the threat before it unfolds to disaster.

Contact Us

If you monitor cold storage like LifePath, perhaps as a restaurant, lab environment, or healthcare facility, then contact us via email at Sales@AVTECH.com, by phone at 401.628.1600, or through our Live Chat feature right here on our website for a free consultation.            

For additional resources, please visit our YouTube Channel and be sure to read more of our articles to learn how Room Alert protects your assets and prevents costly damage. Protect your facility…don’t wait until it’s too late.

Room Alert is Made in the USA, ships worldwide from our locations in the US and EU, and has been protecting facilities since 1988.

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Room Alert Link- Supported Firmware Updates

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Room Alert 32SRoom Alert 32E
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