It takes a village to keep data safe, with manufacturers, contractors, and consumers all playing a role. But there is no question that manufacturers will continue to take the lead in cybersecurity, designing products that help keep customers safe and secure.
There is a lot of buzz these days about the Internet of Things (IoT) and how it will continue to influence — some say take over — our lives in the near future. But what does the IoT mean for HVAC contractors, and, more importantly, how can they profit from its proliferation?
The Internet of Things (IoT) market is expected to explode in the coming years, according to a recent report that predicts it will grow from an installed base of 15.4 billion devices in 2015 to 30.7 billion devices in 2020 and 75.4 billion in 2025. In response to this trend, many HVAC manufacturers are introducing IoT-enabled products designed to benefit consumers and contractors alike.
This product equips field technicians with wearable technology systems that capture and share information. The integrated field service solution securely gathers visual intelligence that is turned into actionable data resulting in better support to technicians.
App now allows for auto-location feature to generate more accurate reports
August 3, 2016
Emerson Climate Technologies Inc. announced it has updated its Emerson e-Saver™ residential app for mobile devices. The app was created for contractors to calculate cost savings for homeowners by comparing HVAC system replacement options.
Cloud-based platform is being implemented statewide across a variety of buildings
July 12, 2016
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced a partnership with BuildingIQ and Energy Solutions to implement a scaled deployment of BuildingIQ’s Predictive Energy Optimization™ (PEO) platform.
Co-founder John Chaney assumes role as executive chairman; president Norbert Orth promoted to CEO
July 1, 2016
Dexter + Chaney, a supplier of construction enterprise resource planning (ERP) software and provider of Spectrum® Construction Software, has announced two significant moves among the company’s executive team.
With no shortage of “experts” out there who all claim to do exactly the same thing, here are some of the things business owners should be looking for as they decide which company will earn their business.
It includes new features to improve technician productivity in the field, enhance the customer experience
June 10, 2016
ServiceTitan, a leading provider of cloud-based business management software for residential HVAC, plumbing, and electrical services businesses, was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Best Business App category in the 14th annual American Business Awards.
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.