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Guidelines for Selecting the Right Occupancy Sensors from Intermatic

Updated: Mar 17, 2021

Outfitting a shared space with Intermatic occupancy sensors is a simple and easy way to lower monthly utility bills and improve occupant comfort. Intermatic's sensors offer hands-free convenience while ensuring lights are never left on by accident.

Deciding which type of occupancy sensor to install for a given application isn’t always straightforward. With a variety of specifications, sensor technologies, and styles, it’s important to take time to select a solution that’s tailored to meet project needs. Intermatic created helpful guidelines to assist in choosing the right occupancy sensor for your project.

These guidelines will review staying up to code, the differences between Passive Infrared (PIR) and Dual-Technology sensors, and the advantages and disadvantages of having sensors installed in-wall or mounted to the ceiling.

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For more information, contact your Electra Sales representative or visit Intermatic online at


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