When you’re traveling and check into a hotel, you expect the room will be clean, reasonably quiet, and — most of all — comfortable. Multiply those expectations by the millions of travelers staying in hotel rooms across the country each day, and you can see why the hospitality industry faces some unique challenges.
From building automation systems, chillers, compressors, temperature control valves, and more, here’s a look at some of the equipment commercial contractors working in this sector may want to consider.
Tracks high-value portable assets such as generators, pumps, or trailers towed behind a service vehicle
October 30, 2015
Trimble has announced the launch of Trimble® Asset Tracking, an enhancement to its fleet management portfolio that enables field service organizations operating high-value portable assets, such as generators, pumps, or trailers towed behind a service vehicle, to better track and manage asset performance.
Enables building professionals to reduce first costs and improve energy efficiency while improving IAQ
October 26, 2015
Plasma Air International has announced the release of its PlasmaSoft 2.0 IAQ Procedure Software, said to be the first web-based program of its kind that supports the use of the ASHRAE Standard 62.1 IAQ procedure.
Derived from a platform engineered for commercial-grade applications to deliver ultimate performance and reliability, the first three Onlink Pro models available to integrators are the OLP-101, OLP-102, and OLP 201.
The iComfort S30 smart thermostat’s Mobile Setup App lets technicians remotely monitor and adjust the system during setup without having to walk back and forth between the thermostat and the indoor/outdoor unit.
Software allows service businesses to design custom forms for techs to use in the field
October 21, 2015
ServiceTitan has announced a new Custom Forms feature for its mobile home service software, designed to give service businesses the ability to easily customize, create, and implement a variety of forms that can help their businesses significantly cut down on the time associated with paper-based processing.
Study is based on a comparison of 27 building energy software vendors
October 21, 2015
In the global market for building energy management software, eight firms — Elster EnergyICT, EnerNOC, Envizi, eSight Energy, IBM, Schneider Electric, Siemens Building Technologies, and Verisae — have the capabilities and momentum which position them as market leaders, according to a new report from research firm Verdantix.