Cloud computing involves being able to access services and store data over the Internet rather than relying on a local computing device (e.g., laptop, desktop, tablet) to run the software or store the data.
With a veritable alphabet soup of acronyms now available to describe the energy efficiency of HVAC equipment, contractors have all the information necessary to educate their customers about how their systems will perform when installed correctly.
Just as no two houses are exactly the same, neither are the homeowners who live there. While one may have the resources to make all the energy-efficient improvements to the house at once, another may have to make selective upgrades over time.
Well-trained comfort consultants should not only point out all the benefits that come with a properly installed, highly efficient furnace, but they should take the opportunity to build trust with the homeowners so they feel comfortable investing in a more expensive system.
Homeowners choosing to purchase these highly efficient furnaces will reap the benefits of lower energy bills, while contractors will appreciate the many features that make them easier to install and service.