They have gained significant demand in North America and Europe
September 14, 2015
The global smart thermostat market is forecast to reach $2.21 billion by 2022, according to a new study by Grand View Research Inc. These devices allow users to remotely manage their heating and air conditioning systems using wireless connectivity and mobile apps.
Carrier Corp. has made a minority equity investment in ecobee, marking an expansion in the parties’ strategic relationship following their collaboration to create the new Wi-Fi-enabled Carrier® Côr™ thermostat.
Annual shipments of remote access and control thermostats that allow consumers to adjust the temperature in their homes via a smartphone and tablet are expected to quadruple by 2017 as consumers aim for increased comfort in their residences, according to a new report from IMS Research, now part of IHS.
The icomfort Wi-Fi™ touchscreen thermostat uses cloud connectivity to offer homeowners temperature control from anywhere in the world, at any time, from a smartphone, tablet, laptop, or web-enabled device. It is simple to use, install, and service, said the company.
The advent of technology is at its most apparent in the world of thermostats and controls. Manufacturers are developing equipment that can be accessed and operated from Internet-enabled devices on the other side of the world. This article provides a sample of some of today’s latest thermostats and controls.
The Nest Learning Thermostat™ learns from the behaviors, preferences, and surroundings of those living in the house to create a custom heating and cooling schedule, keeping the residents comfortable when they’re home and conserving energy when they’re away.
Almost everyone, including distributors, contractors, and consumers, believe that programmable thermostats will save energy when used properly. That being true, why is it that so many people tend to manually override the programmable features and potentially lose energy-saving benefits?