Nest thermostats offer energy savings from 10-15 percent
June 2, 2017
American Residential Services (ARS) has partnered with Nest Labs Inc. to include the Nest Learning Thermostat as a standard component of most of its middle and upper tier residential HVAC system installations. ARS will also offer professional installation of Nest Thermostats as an optional upgrade when performing service and preventative maintenance in previously installed systems.
Do you remember the cartoon “The Jetsons?” Of course you do. Who could forget the futuristic family of the 1960s (and later the 1980s) that inhabited a world full of futuristic gadgets and gizmos that, at the time, seemed fit only for two-dimensional fiction?
The ComfortLink™ II XL1050 is a Wi-Fi- or Ethernet-enabled, connected control that acts as a home energy command center and provides homeowners with the ability to control indoor temperatures on a zone-by-zone basis.
TCS Basys Controls held a Launch Party for its UbiquiSTAT thermostat Monday night during the AHR Expo. The company expected between 80 and 100 people during its event, held on the 25th floor suite of The Flamingo Hotel and Casino.
Encycle now offers its cloud-based Swarm Logic to OEM energy control vendors
November 25, 2016
Encycle has announced its new SwarmStat™ service and its collaboration with Honeywell as a Total Connect Comfort partner. Encycle is Honeywell’s first smart thermostat partner to focus exclusively on solutions for commercial and industrial customers.
Lux provides thermostats for a wide range of installations
October 26, 2016
Lux Products Corp. announced that it has added the Kivlan Group to its roster of sales representatives. Kivlan is a leading HVAC and refrigeration sales rep in the Mid-Atlantic region. Starting immediately, Kivlan will provide HVAC professionals and businesses with the entire portfolio of Lux thermostats.
Lower cost device said to deliver value in the smart thermostat market
October 19, 2016
ecobee Inc. has announced the launch of its ecobee3 lite smart thermostat. The company said the new device is designed to deliver superior comfort, control, and energy savings at a lower cost. The thermostat will be available for purchase across North America on Oct. 31, 2016.
Ability to work with Amazon’s Alexa-enabled devices is latest enhancement
September 16, 2016
Carrier has announced that its Côr smart thermostat is now compatible with Amazon’s popular Alexa-enabled devices such as the Echo and Echo Dot. This compatibility allows homeowners to easily direct the thermostat to set and change temperature by voice command.
Eco IQ provides advanced self-learning algorithm to maximize user comfort and energy savings
July 25, 2016
Schneider Electric has announced the new Eco IQ™ self-learning feature of its Wiser Air™ Wi-Fi smart thermostat. The company said, instead of requiring users to enter desired temperature set points, its users now only need to provide feedback when they’re not comfortable.