Intelligent Solutions bring Intelligent Equipment and Intelligent Systems under the same umbrella
March 15, 2017
Daikin Applied announces a portfolio and product name change that captures its mission to ensure building owners get the most from their HVAC systems. Intelligent Solutions™ is the new business name replacing Systems and Controls within the Daikin Applied portfolio. Additionally, Daikin Applied’s MicroTech® Integrated Systems will now become Intelligent Systems™.
The WirelessHART Power Meter makes electrical demand and consumption measurements available via a secure and reliable network across numerous markets. WirelessHART technology has been incorporated into a revenue-grade wireless power meter to deliver a unique measurement.
The Sinamics V20 Smart Access web server module is designed to mount directly onto the drive and transforms a mobile device or laptop into a virtual operator panel for drive control. By providing a Wi-Fi hot spot, the wireless connection on this module facilitates setup, programming, commissioning, production monitoring, and maintenance on a variety of machines and production equipment.
Compatible with ColorTouch® and Explorer™ (formerly Voyager®) Wi-Fi residential and commercial thermostats, this wireless temperature sensor is designed to save energy while improving indoor comfort. It’s available throughout North America and can be used indoors or outdoors with the on-board sensor or an external sensor, such as the included duct sensor.
AT&T and Carrier® announced the addition of AT&T wireless connectivity on commercial HVAC equipment with Carrier® SMART Service, a remote connectivity and advanced analytics solution. This new offering uses the AT&T network to help collect and analyze chiller operating performance to deliver pre-emptive service solutions.
Taco Inc.’s SmartPlug Instant Hot Water Control was announced as the 2017 AHR Expo Innovation Award Product of the Year at the Show’s Innovation Awards ceremony in Las Vegas. The product, which also secured a win in the Innovation Awards’ plumbing category, allows for easy installation onto existing domestic hot water recirculation pump systems, to more efficiently manage on-demand hot water delivery.
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.
Lux Products unveiled its latest thermostats, highlighting the GEOx, GEOz, and KONO smart thermostats at a media breakfast. Lux’s KONO means “inviting” according to president of Lux Products, Robert Munin, and its unique look and appeal shows why.
HVAC contractors poised to reap benefits as Wi-Fi enabled thermostat prices drop
January 23, 2017
Despite the availability of quality Wi-Fi enabled products from leading thermostat manufacturers, a mere 10 to 15 percent of residential and light commercial installations involve such models. The primary objection: a wholesale price point that is four to five times the cost of a traditional thermostat.