Acquisition complements Robertshaw’s gas products business
June 29, 2016
Robertshaw, a manufacturer of controls for applications including air conditioning, heating, and commercial refrigeration, announced that it has acquired Burner Systems International (BSI), a provider of complete gas train systems and engineered burner solutions.
A newly published smart grid standard from ASHRAE and the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) aims to help transform the fundamental structure of the electrical grid by combining it with an intelligent infrastructure, which will enable the two-way flow of both information and electricity.
Winning products are designed to enable users to optimize comfort and control in their homes
June 23, 2016
American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning, a brand of Ingersoll Rand, has received two Award for Design Excellence (ADEX) 2015 Platinum Awards. The AccuComfort™ Platinum 18 Air Conditioner and the Gold 824 Smart Control have both been recognized with ADEX awards, recognizing them for superior design.
New technologies benefit homeowners in many ways, including energy savings, better comfort
June 22, 2016
The use of smart devices and the data insights they provide will be examined in a seminar at the ASHRAE 2016 Annual Conference taking place June 25-29 at the Marriott St. Louis Grand Hotel and America’s Center Convention Complex.
Growth in global nonresidential construction is helping drive the market
June 21, 2016
The global HVAC sensors and controllers market was valued at $5.18 billion in 2015 and is forecast to reach $9.34 billion by 2024, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.9 percent during forecast period, according to a new report published by Transparency Market Research.
The strong market growth in North America is expected to last for years to come
June 20, 2016
The number smart homes in North America and Europe reached a total of 17.9 million in 2015, according to a new research report from Berg Insight. North America is the world’s most advanced smart home market and the region had an installed base of 12.7 million smart homes at the end of the year.
Voyager thermostats are also compatible with other smart home solutions, including ZigBee and Z-Wave
June 17, 2016
Venstar® announced that its Voyager® programmable Wi-Fi® thermostats are now compatible with Amazon® Echo, giving users voice control over thermostat functions including setting temperatures and turning on heating or air conditioning for one or multiple thermostats in their homes.
An array of distribution channels is helping to drive the market for advanced thermostats
June 17, 2016
Smart and communicating thermostats enable consumers to save money on energy bills, help utilities meet energy efficiency and demand-side management (DSM) requirements, and play a part in connected home solutions.
EnergyHub collaboration latest in Sensi thermostat’s expanding list of integrations
June 14, 2016
Emerson announced its Sensi™ Wi-Fi Programmable Thermostat is now eligible for demand response programs managed by EnergyHub. EnergyHub, a leading provider of connected device management for utilities, will include the Sensi thermostat in its utility demand response programs.
Key IoT stakeholders can provide added value to consumers by offering ongoing data insights
June 14, 2016
The residential Internet of Things (IoT) trend is expected to continue to grow during the next decade, particularly as industry stakeholders meet the demand for integrating disparate devices and in-home systems.