How Alert Labs Is Helping A City To Save Water

How Alert Labs Is Helping A City To Save Water

by Alert Labs August 04, 2017

A city in southern Ontario has a dilemma. The City of Guelph is growing rapidly but its water supply is not. It's the largest municipality reliant solely on ground water. This means it can't simply draw more water from the ground when the CIty is running a bit dry.
Last summer, the Water Services team at the City of Guelph worked with the Civic Accelerator...

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Water damage prevention for Airbnb hosts

Water damage prevention for Airbnb hosts

by Alert Labs August 04, 2017

In a recent article, CNET listed the top seven devices every BNB host should have in their home. They include a video doorbell, smart thermostat, security camera and media streamers. The main point is to have some insight into what’s happening in the property without being intrusive. There is one major omission.

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How to Find Water Leaks

How to Find Water Leaks

by Alert Labs August 04, 2017

The Alert Labs Flowie water sensor that you installed on your water meter has sent you an alert about a possible leak. It could be caused by a leaky toilet or faucet, water softener, hot water heater, exterior hose, malfunctioning washing machine or many other things. So, what should you do next?

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How Much Water Leaks Cost

How Much Water Leaks Cost

by Alert Labs August 04, 2017

According to the EPA, the average household wastes almost 38,000 of water every year due to easy to fix leaks. This is $150 or more worth of water that is literally sent right down the drain. In ten per cent of those households, the cost of wasted water is $500 or more per year. 

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Tips for Renting to Students

Tips for Renting to Students

by Alert Labs August 04, 2017

The summer is flying by and landlords are preparing for the fall rush of students returning to colleges and universities across the country. Here are a few tips about renting to students...

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