North American Market Recorded 107 Percent Growth; European Market Grew 96 Percent
January 19, 2015
The number of homes in North America and Europe with a smart thermostat grew by 105 percent to 3.2 million in 2014, according to a new research report from Berg Insight. The North American market recorded 107 percent growth while the European market grew by 96 percent.
Interest Is Growing Among Utilities, Businesses, and Consumers, Says Report
January 14, 2015
After only a handful of years in existence, the market for smart thermostats is now poised for growth, says Navigant Research. This market is being driven by the advent of a range of innovative devices and software that appeal to a variety of customer segments, particularly in North America and Europe.
Thermostat Is Said to Reduce Home Comfort Costs by an Average of 20 Percent
January 13, 2015
Carrier has introduced a new smart thermostat that the company said fuses the convenience of smart device remote access with improved HVAC system efficiency. With a 3.5-inch, full-color touch screen, the Cor™ thermostat responds automatically via its built-in proximity sensor and welcomes users with an intuitive interface, said Carrier.
Purvis, the executive vice president and business leader of Emerson Climate Technologies Inc. and incoming chairman of AHRI, discussed HVACR industry trends, the strength of the industry, and Emerson’s new innovation center with Gargaro.
Training Course Is Part of the Recently Launched Nest Pro Tour
November 20, 2014
Nest Labs has become a North American Technician Excellence (NATE) Recognized Training Provider, registering its Nest Thermostat Installer Training to qualify for NATE continuing education hours (CEH).
Devices and Software Appeal to a Variety of Customer Segments, Not Just Consumers
October 21, 2014
First introduced in the late 2000s, smart thermostat technology has only recently gained real traction among customers, says Navigant Research. During the last year, the market for communicating and smart thermostats has expanded rapidly, with new offerings from several high-profile providers.
The Remote Sensors Help to Improve Comfort and Deliver Energy Savings Right Out of the Box
September 23, 2014
ecobee has announced the introduction of its ecobee3 smart Wi-Fi thermostat with wireless remote sensors. The company said the thermostat and remote sensors measure temperature and occupancy in multiple locations, resulting in increased comfort when the user is at home and energy savings when they’re away.
Control4, Crestron, Remote Technologies Inc., and Universal Remote Control Now Work with Nest
September 9, 2014
Nest Labs Inc. announced today the addition of Control4, Crestron®, Remote Technologies Inc. (RTI), and Universal Remote Control (URC) — along with Dropcam — to the increasing number of products, apps, and services that work with Nest products.