The devices have gained high traction in North America and Europe
December 16, 2016
Smart thermostats form an integral part of smart homes and have gained high traction in developed regions such as North America and Europe. The industry is anticipated to witness a high adoption of these gadgets as they display the energy consumption level in real-time and are capable of adjusting to ambient conditions automatically.
The Amazon Echo is a voice-activated device that can answer spoken questions; play music; make to-do lists; set alarms; stream podcasts; and provide weather, traffic, and other real-time information. However, perhaps most interesting to contractors is its ability to control several smart devices using itself as a home automation hub.
Will handle commercial and residential thermostats in five Midwestern states
December 2, 2016
Venstar®, a thermostat and energy management systems supplier, announced it has signed an agreement with Brauer Supply of St. Louis for the distribution of Venstar HVAC control products from its locations in northwestern Arkansas, southern Illinois, southeastern Kansas, Missouri, and northwestern Oklahoma.