Company will develop software to improve comfort, increase operational efficiency, and reduce energy costs
October 6, 2016
Larry Andriunas has announced the launch of Kodaro LLC, a software development company that he will lead from California’s Bay Area. Operating in the building automation industry, Kodaro will create ways to connect building controls through software drivers, software applications, and enterprise solutions.
Software is the vehicle that translates facility data into actionable information
September 21, 2016
A new report examines the strategy and execution of 15 intelligent building software solutions providers, providing industry participants with an objective assessment of these companies’ relative strengths and weaknesses in the global market for building energy management systems (BEMS).
According to a new white paper from the Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA), everyone in the construction industry has a different definition of BIM, and many in the sheet metal industry have not adopted it “because they lack a clear, practical understanding of what BIM could mean to them.”
Your sales team can quickly lose its creativity if you turn them into little robots who only track the numbers these CRM programs are looking for. If your real goal is to increase sales, there are better ways to manage your sales team.
TPG leads $70 million Series D equity financing to accelerate growth
September 15, 2016
TPG Growth announced it has invested in C3 IoT, reinforcing its position in the Internet of Things (IoT) market. According to the company, C3 IoT applies the sciences of big data, advanced analytics, and machine learning to enable smart business processes.
Awards ceremony and Product of the Year unveiling set for Jan. 31 in Las Vegas
September 15, 2016
International Exposition Co. today announced the winners of the 2017 AHR Expo (International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition) Innovation Awards. The annual awards competition honors the most inventive and original products, systems, and technologies showcased at each year’s AHR Expo.
While most studies insist IoT technologies are on the cusp of becoming mainstream, the question remains: Is the HVAC industry truly ready to embrace the IoT, or is there a sense of trepidation and concern regarding the technology’s staying power and long-term viability?
More and more homeowners are gravitating toward the control and convenience offered by new thermostats, which are designed to make managing energy easier than ever before. But, despite all the bells and whistles, consumers are most often looking for simple solutions because their time is valuable — and most don’t want to spend a lot of time tracking their energy use.
In case contractors thought differently, potential customers do visit their About Us pages. In fact, it’s usually one of the 10 most visited pages on a contracting website. The About Us page is the best place to talk about years of experience, certifications, awards, and things like company values.
Midea will use Ayla’s IoT technology to develop connected HVAC products
August 17, 2016
Midea Group, a Chinese manufacturer of consumer appliances and HVAC systems, announced it has selected the Ayla Networks Internet of Things (IoT) platform as its preferred overseas IoT cloud partner for all its connected HVAC products.