The T-21-P from Jackson Systems LLC has a slim flat-screen profile with a bright backlit display, and can be used as a programmable or non-programmable thermostat. It can be battery powered or hardwired making it suited for use in residential and light commercial applications. The thermostat can be used in applications from 1H/1C up to 2H/1C heat pumps and dual fuel; as a standard, manual thermostat; or can be configured as a seven-day, programmable model as well. The T-21-P also has manual or auto changeover, keyboard lockout, adjustable heating and cooling setpoint limits, non-volatile memory, and short cycle protection. An outdoor temperature display is available when used with an outdoor sensor, and temperature averaging can be shown when used with an indoor sensor. The product also comes with a five-year warranty.
The GTPro™ Zoning Control System from Arzel Zoning Technology has been built from the ground up to accommodate the geothermal heat pump application. According to the company, it is the first non-proprietary zone control system designed especially for the geothermal market. The all-in-one control system and zone control is designed for any geothermal unit. The smart-control of the staging process helps expand contractor options allowing them to utilize duct temperature, zone weight, loop temperature, and time to build the staging sequence that will work best for each stage on each job.br>
On the damper side, GTPro can drive up to 40 dampers spread over up to four zones. Dampers install directly into the ductwork, providing a simple, robust duct control system that doesn’t require duct renovation.
The Nexia™ Home Intelligence home automation system is a universal control for residential applications from Trane and Nexia Home Intelligence. Homeowners can adjust, monitor, control, and secure all the important functions of a home from a smart phone or computer including; temperature devices, front door locks, lights, and home security cameras.
Climate and energy tabs enable users to adjust the setting of the thermostat and understand household energy usage.
In this issue, we announced the Dealer Design Award winners — products recognized for their exceptional innovation in making contractors’ jobs easier. We also look at supermarkets, c-stores, and restaurants. They are notoriously tough business sectors, but contractors can help operators by providing the right equipment and services.
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