The National Comfort Institute’s (NCI) annual Home and HVAC Performance Summit 2017 is in the final stages of preparation, and HVAC contractors from around the country are invited to attend. The event takes place April 2-4, 2017 at the We-Ko-Pah Conference Center and Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Locally owned and operated Regan Heating and Air Conditioning, which has been serving Rhode Island and Southeastern New England for nearly 50 years, has joined forces with One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning® (One Hour), part of the Direct Energy family of brands. Regan's One Hour will also soon begin offering plumbing services under the Benjamin Franklin Plumbing® (Benjamin Franklin) name, another Direct Energy brand.
Schneider Electric, an energy management and automation specialist, announced the availability of its Clinical Environment Optimization solution. Delivered as an application for Schneider Electric’s StruxureWare™ Building Operation software, the solution integrates hospitals’ clinical infrastructure with its facility infrastructure to drive innovation at every level of the organization and deliver new opportunities for energy savings, staff productivity, and patient satisfaction.
Miura America Co., a designer and manufacturer of energy-efficient, eco–friendly industrial steam boilers, announced it has secured a $21 million investment to help improve operations and meet increasing demand. The company will close on a partial investment of $1 million this year and will close on the remaining $20 million over the next five years.
Best applicant tracking system for mid-market businesses
February 22, 2017
BirdDogHR™, a talent management solution for the construction, engineering, and skilled trades industries, has been named “Best Applicant Tracking System (ATS)” for mid-market size businesses on G2 Crowd’s list of “Best Software for Human Resource (HR) Teams” in 2017.
VISCMA is a non-profit association representing the manufacturers of seismic restraint, vibration isolation, and noise control equipment. The primary objectives of the organization are to educate the construction industry on the proper use and application of vibration isolation and seismic restraint and to develop standards to continually improve the industry.
Compatible with Amazon Echo/Alexa, Control4, RTI, and more
February 20, 2017
Venstar®, a thermostat and energy management systems supplier, announced that its ColorTouch® color touch screen Wi-Fi thermostat received a 2016 internet of things (IoT) Evolution Connected Home and Building Award from IoT Evolution magazine. This award honors organizations delivering innovative solutions that enable the advancement of the smart home and buildings industry.
Expanding footprint in IoT building controls and automation services
February 20, 2017
Acuity Brands, Inc. announced that its subsidiary, Distech Controls, has signed an agreement with Cochrane Supply & Engineering, an industrial internet of things (IoT) distributor, to expand Distech Controls’ sales footprint in Michigan, Kentucky, and parts of Ohio.