Customers say ease of installation tops competitor thermostats
February 3, 2017
As connected-home technology grows increasingly popular, consumers are looking for tech solutions that make life easier but don’t require an engineering degree or quickly become obsolete. Maybe that’s why the Sensi™ Wi-Fi Programmable Thermostat landed top customer satisfaction marks in the inaugural J.D. Power 2016 Smart Thermostat Satisfaction Report SM.
Gregg Young went to be with the Lord on Jan. 12, 2017, from complications following back surgery. He was born to Mary Berniece (Roberts) and John James “Jack” Young on Jan. 4, 1960. He is cherished husband of Nancy Alexander Young for 32 years, beloved father to Jessica Lynn and James “Jay” Alexander, and also loved by other close family and many wonderful friends.
Danfoss, a manufacturer of high-efficiency electronic and mechanical components and controls for air conditioning, heating, refrigeration, industrial, and water systems, has appointed Ian Levergood as the sales manager of its Electric Heating business in North America. In this role, Levergood will focus specifically on the growth of indoor and outdoor electric heating applications, and advancing comfort and safety solutions in the U.S and Canada.
ACCA, the Indoor Environment & Energy Efficiency Association, applauds the introduction of bipartisan legislation that would permanently kill the onerous death tax. The Death Tax Repeal Act of 2017 was introduced this week by Sen. John Thune, South Dakota Republican, and by Reps. Kristi Noem, South Dakota Republican, and Sanford Bishop, Georgia Democrat.
Ventacity Systems announced the launch of two new products at this year’s AHR Expo. The ventilation market has been ”unappreciated and underserved for way too long,” according to Salvatore D’Auria. “So, what we’ve done is something that we think is a little disruptive,” he said.
Emerson hosted an AHR version of its E360 series at the E360 Regulatory Breakfast Tuesday morning in Las Vegas. Dr. Rajan Rajendran, vice president – System Innovation Center and sustainability, led off the presentations by a panel of Emerson experts by discussing refrigerant regulations and alternatives.
Taco Inc. wins the best-of-the-best at the 2017 AHR Expo Innovation Awards ceremony held Tuesday, Jan. 31. Taco won the Product of the Pear award for its SmartPlug Smart Hot Water Recirculation Control.
Aeroseal’s demonstration of the Homeseal Pro drew a large crowd around its booth on Tuesday afternoon at the AHR Expo. Contractors gathered around to feel first-hand the effectiveness of the inside-out aduct sealing technology that Aeroseal offers.
LG Electronics hosted a press conference during the 2017 AHR Expo to reveal its expanded 2017 lineup of commercial and residential HVAC solutions with a new customizable control system, next-generation variable refrigerant flow (VRF) technology, new heating capabilities, and design tools.