Challenge is focused on ideas and topics related to improving energy efficiency
June 7, 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), along with industry partner CLEAResult, is seeking crowdsourced ideas for residential energy efficiency applications for smartphones as part of the DOE JUMP initiative.
Phyn represents the next wave of the smart home and will create an intelligent water solution that protects family homes and businesses from leak damage, enables mindful conservation, and enhances household water usage with automated and anticipatory controls.
Tridium’s Niagara Framework enables the integration of diverse building automation systems and devices
May 31, 2016
Current, powered by GE, has announced a new relationship with leading Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider, Tridium. Under this agreement, Tridium’s IoT software platform, the Niagara Framework, will be used with Predix, GE’s cloud environment, to capture and analyze the volume and variety of data generated by buildings.
This technology allows technicians to enhance their skills and abilities while, at the same time, granting customers an easier understanding of the work being done inside their homes or commercial spaces.
Few HVAC sales professionals canvass anymore. Canvassing is seeking business door-to-door. It’s personal marketing at its most fundamental level. If you want more sales for yourself or your business, maybe you should try canvassing. Here’s how to do it.
Mobile technology is trending when it comes to scheduling service calls. According to a CSG Intl. survey, nearly all respondents — 97.5 percent — want more control of the scheduling process and prefer alternatives to calling providers for an appointment.
Practically every major company in every industry has its own mobile application, and HVAC is no exception. In fact, many OEM manufacturers have been working to create apps to make everyday jobs easier for contractors.
Streamlines fleet maintenance for mutual customers
May 13, 2016
GPS Insight, a provider of GPS fleet tracking software, announced an integration partnership with Fleetio. Fleetio is a fleet maintenance software package for fleets of all sizes designed to simplify the management of maintenance operations.