Smart thermostats are a particularly attractive opportunity in the smart home market
June 13, 2016
The number of North American and European homes with a smart thermostat grew by 81 percent to 5.8 million in 2015, according to a new research report from Berg Insight. The North American market recorded a 78 percent growth in the installed base of smart thermostats to 4.5 million.
This radiant thermostat can operate a hydronic radiant heating system based on the air sensor measuring operative temperature, a floor sensor (purchased separately), or a combination of both to provide the optimal level of comfort and control.
HVACR manufacturers exhibiting at show encouraged to submit new or upgraded products
June 9, 2016
The International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo) announced its call for entries for the 2017 AHR Expo Innovation Awards competition. The winners in each of 10 HVACR product categories will receive special recognition.
The ZigBee Alliance, a nonprofit association of companies creating, maintaining and delivering open, global standards for the low-power wireless Internet of Things (IoT), announced 38 new members have joined since the beginning of 2016.
This series of zone controls manages circulators and boilers in residential hydronic heating systems. The non-networked devices control up to six heating zones and can be coupled together in various configurations to accommodate any application.
New technology to protect property and conserve and enhance how we use water
June 3, 2016
Uponor Corp. has announced the formation of Phyn, a new partnership with Belkin International. According to the companies, Phyn will create an intelligent water solution that protects homes and businesses from leak damage, enables mindful conservation, and enhances water usage with automated and anticipatory controls.
Savings potential would exceed the total energy consumed by household consumer electronics
June 3, 2016
The increasing use of home automation technology through the Internet of Things (IoT) has the potential for substantial energy savings and greenhouse gas emissions reductions, according to a new study released by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™.
The company offers an edge-analytics sensor for the home and building automation markets
June 1, 2016
PointGrab announced that Corporate LiveWire has selected the company as its Innovation and Excellence Award winner in Home and Building Automation. The award is sponsored by the International Business Innovation Association.
Lux Products Corp. has announced that its president, Rob Munin, will now add chief executive officer to his title. In addition, Gary Hsieh adds business development to his role as the director of product and business development for Lux.
Temperature sensing has been gaining importance, particularly in industrial settings and R&D
May 27, 2016
The North America temperature sensors market is forecast reach a value of $2.2 billion by 2020, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.45 percent over the period 2015-2020, according to a report from Research and Markets.