FAQ’s – Frequently Asked Questions
- Can I monitor an insulated refrigerator, freezer or walk–in?
- How may sensors will I need?
- How much does it cost?
- What is the TempGenius ROI?
- How can you help me pay for the system?
- Does TempGenius meet regulatory standards requirements?
- Is TempGenius easy to install?
- Do I need a special or separate computer?
Can I monitor an insulated refrigerator, freezer or walk–in or ultra-low?
Yes. You can place a sensor inside insulated refrigerators, freezers or walk–ins, reefer trailers, silos, cleanrooms, blanket warmers, etc. and most any other equipment. Ovens, dishwashers and ultra low temperature freezers can be also be accommodated.
How may sensors will I need?
Usually one sensor per device is required, however in larger devices or environments more than one sensor may be desirable. The number of sensors is virtually unlimited. Multiple receivers and signal repeaters can accommodate coverage over very large areas, multiple floors and neighboring buildings.
How much does it cost?
A small installation with less than five sensors costs approximately $2,000. While a larger one of about 20 sensors will cost about $5,000. The cost depends on the number of sensors and repeaters required as well as the level of warranty coverage desired. Other options include installation, service, and remote access. Outline your requirements and provide us schematics of your building (drawings or CAD files) so we can give you a precise cost estimate.
What is the TempGenius ROI?
A fully customized Return on Investment analysis is available. In general, ROI data indicates that the average payback through labor savings, consistency of data, regulatory compliance, energy savings, and loss prevention is 12 months or less depending upon the location. Manual logging is very costly, subject to embellishment and oversight, and lacks a means of alerting when problems arise. TempGenius eliminates the labor cost better utilized in productivity and revenue generating activities, improves accuracy and compliance with internal and regulatory requirements or audits. It also helps to identify inefficient equipment that uses more energy than necessary and helps prevent the very costly loss of temperature compromised products.
How can you help me pay for the system?
TempGenius is easy to install and grow into. Starting with a basic system is affordable and sensors can be easily added over time. In addition, we offer monthly subscriptions as well as leasing.
Does TempGenius meet standards requirements?
TempGenius satisfies applicable HACCP, ISO, GMP, FDA, Joint Commission and FCC documentation and/or approval requirements. Regular logging is automated and every alert and corrective action is identified by date, time, equipment, location, and user name for accountability and validation. In addition, ISO, NIST and other standards calibration options are available.
Is TempGenius easy to install?
You can install the system on your own, or we can handle the whole implementation. Installation of smaller systems is relatively simple, while larger systems require a bit more experience. Optional installation includes server set-up, positioning repeaters where required, optimal sensor placement, setting alerting thresholds, testing, and training.
Will TempGenius interfere with existing wireless systems?
No. TempGenius uses multiple frequency architectures to accommodate nearly any application interference-free. Existing wireless networks, wireless telecom systems, and other systems remain autonomous and secure using encrypted transmissions. Available platforms include WiFi 802.11, 418 MHz, 900 MHz, 923 MHz and more.
Do I need a special or separate computer?
No. The program can be installed on any PC that you are now using for your other applications, and multiple users on your network can access the program from their computers as well. In addition, secure remote access is available for large, multi-location users if required.
Is TempGenius available under GSA Contract?
Yes. TempGenius is available under GSA Contract…for more information please call 800-810-4000.