His background in sales and marketing will enable LUX to expand
February 14, 2017
LUX Products Corp. announced that Jim Mills has joined its team as the new director of business development. Mills brings with him a deep expertise in the thermostat and controls industry and a solid track record for building retail and numerous other distribution relationships. He will report to President and CEO, Rob Munin.
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.
Will handle commercial and residential thermostats in five Midwestern states
December 2, 2016
Venstar®, a thermostat and energy management systems supplier, announced it has signed an agreement with Brauer Supply of St. Louis for the distribution of Venstar HVAC control products from its locations in northwestern Arkansas, southern Illinois, southeastern Kansas, Missouri, and northwestern Oklahoma.
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.
This connected thermostat features installation and access via the Lyric app (iOS and Android) and customized geofencing, which allows it to easily adapt to the end user’s schedule. The thermostat’s options may be configured at the unit itself.
Company offers six models, three for residential use and three for commercial use
October 12, 2016
Venstar® announced that its ColorTouch® touch screen Wi-Fi® thermostat was named a 2016 Product of the Year by Business Intelligence Group’s BIG Award for Business awards program. The BIG Awards reward companies, products, and people that are leading their respective industries.
Part of the Low-Income, In-Home Monitoring Program
October 3, 2016
Energate Inc., a provider of interactive energy management solutions, announced a new partnership with Stream, a provider of connected services, to supply programmable communicating thermostats (PCT) and in-home displays (IHD) to up to 30,000 eligible Texas customers.
More and more homeowners are gravitating toward the control and convenience offered by new thermostats, which are designed to make managing energy easier than ever before. But, despite all the bells and whistles, consumers are most often looking for simple solutions because their time is valuable — and most don’t want to spend a lot of time tracking their energy use.