Combination is positioned to better serve the HVACR industry
August 11, 2015
Emerson Climate Technologies has announced the integration of its White-Rodgers and Flow Controls businesses into a single organization as of Oct. 1, 2015. Jack Huether, president of White-Rodgers, an Emerson executive with over 30 years of experience in the HVAC industry will assume responsibility for the new entity.
Nest to partner with American Family Insurance, Liberty Mutual Insurance
August 3, 2015
Nest Labs Inc. announced sweeping refreshes and redesigns across the company’s entire product portfolio with the introduction of Nest Cam, the second-generation Nest Protect, new features for the Nest Learning Thermostat, and a brand new app.
The European smart thermostat market is set to boom, according to a new analysis from Frost & Sullivan, which states that the European market earned revenues of $152.5 million in 2014 and forecasts that this will jump to $2.57 billion by 2019.
Retail channel accounts for largest percentage of units sold
July 27, 2015
Smart thermostats are forecast to take a larger portion of the market this year, accounting for over 40 percent of the nearly 10 million thermostats sold in the U.S., according to new smart home research from Parks Associates.
Designed to measure temperature and occupancy in multiple locations throughout the home, ecobee Inc.’s ecobee3 smarter Wi-Fi thermostat with remote temperature sensors increases comfort and saves energy.
Thermostat is said to save homeowners an average of 23 percent on their heating and cooling bills
July 8, 2015
ecobee Inc. has announced that ecobee3, the first smart thermostat to support Apple HomeKit, is now available at Apple Stores across North America. The ecobee3 uses remote sensors to deliver comfort in the rooms that matter most to homeowners.
Interoperability issues, created by a variety of standards and protocols, are challenging this market
June 29, 2015
As device manufacturers continue to embed communications technologies, sensors, and intelligence into an array of products, the residential Internet of Things (IoT) market continues to grow, notes Navigant Research.
Honeywell Wi-Fi thermostats will be optimized based on latest weather conditions
June 22, 2015
WeatherBug® and Honeywell announced they will be helping Texas homeowners save energy and money this summer, while staying comfortable. Consumers using one of Honeywell’s Wi-Fi thermostats with the Total Connect Comfort app can sign up for WeatherBug Home to optimize the thermostat based on the latest weather conditions.