Thermostat saves 10 to 12 percent on heating bills and about 15 percent on cooling bills
September 1, 2015
Nest Labs Inc. today announced the third generation Nest Learning Thermostat, which has a slimmer profile, a high-resolution screen that’s 40 percent larger, and an updated user interface to make it easier to read temperatures, alerts, and messages.
Since 1998, the Thermostat Recycling Corp. (TRC) has worked to collect thermostats containing mercury and properly dispose of the harmful substance by using HVAC wholesalers as collection points for contractors.
According to recent studies, the market for home automation products — including advanced thermostats — is poised for explosive growth. Many industry experts believe trends in consumer habits and technology are converging to create an increasing demand for these products.
Combination is positioned to better serve the HVACR industry
August 11, 2015
Emerson Climate Technologies has announced the integration of its White-Rodgers and Flow Controls businesses into a single organization as of Oct. 1, 2015. Jack Huether, president of White-Rodgers, an Emerson executive with over 30 years of experience in the HVAC industry will assume responsibility for the new entity.
Nest to partner with American Family Insurance, Liberty Mutual Insurance
August 3, 2015
Nest Labs Inc. announced sweeping refreshes and redesigns across the company’s entire product portfolio with the introduction of Nest Cam, the second-generation Nest Protect, new features for the Nest Learning Thermostat, and a brand new app.
The European smart thermostat market is set to boom, according to a new analysis from Frost & Sullivan, which states that the European market earned revenues of $152.5 million in 2014 and forecasts that this will jump to $2.57 billion by 2019.
Retail channel accounts for largest percentage of units sold
July 27, 2015
Smart thermostats are forecast to take a larger portion of the market this year, accounting for over 40 percent of the nearly 10 million thermostats sold in the U.S., according to new smart home research from Parks Associates.
Designed to measure temperature and occupancy in multiple locations throughout the home, ecobee Inc.’s ecobee3 smarter Wi-Fi thermostat with remote temperature sensors increases comfort and saves energy.