Data can then be collected and stored, allowing technicians to better assess performance and schedule routine maintenance to help prevent furnace failures.
Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2005: Texas Instruments Demonstrates Networking Capability Of Furnace Control
February 9, 2005
ORLANDO, Fla. - Texas Instruments Sensors & Controls is demonstrating the networking capabilities of DiagnosTECHâ„¢, its residential gas furnace ignition control. According to the company, DiagnosTECH-enabled furnaces automatically record a log of condition data in real-time and remotely communicate to maintenance personnel through a home's existing Internet connection to better pinpoint failures, prioritize repair initiatives, and reduce service times and costs.