Three steps for embracing HVACaaS

In previous posts on the Modern Equipment Manufacturer, I introduced the concept of HVAC as a Service – or HVACaaS for short – and described why I feel both equipment manufacturers and equipment owners would benefit from embracing it. The…

The economics behind HVAC as a Service

In a previous post on the Modern Equipment Manufacturer, I introduced the concept of HVAC as a Service – or HVACaaS for short. The idea of HVACaaS is for the equipment manufacturer to become more than just the producer of…

How OEMs can better protect their equipment from cyberattack

In my last article on the Modern Equipment Manufacturer, I talked about the threat of cyberattack facing OEMs and the equipment that they create. Ultimately, as commercial and industrial equipment becomes more essential to operations, as cyber threats grow increasingly…

Why OEMs need to get serious about cybersecurity

Last month, many of the leading Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR) companies came together for the world’s largest, annual HVAC and industrial/commercial equipment event, the 2019 AHR Expo. As expected, there were multiple new product launches and news…

Douglas Lighting Controls discuss the benefits of smarter lighting

There is an overarching trend among the manufacturers of industrial and commercial equipment to make their products and solutions smarter and more connected. It was a trend that we heard discussed extensively by HVACR manufacturers at the 2019 AHR Expo…

Simple, secure and safe – Parker Hannifin on the future of HVAC equipment

Yesterday marked the beginning of the 2019 AHR Expo – the leading Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR) marketplace that brings together many of the industry’s senior leaders and experts to talk best practices, new technologies and trends in…

Hunter Industrial Fans discusses the HVACR industry’s new focus on systems

Later this month, the leading equipment manufacturers in the Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR) industry will come together for the annual AHR Expo, one of the world’s largest and most respected HVACR marketplaces. This annual event enables the…

What to expect at the 2019 AHR Expo

Each year, the leading equipment manufacturers in the Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR) industry get together at the annual AHR Expo to share best practices, analyze the latest market trends and discuss the technologies and innovations disrupting the…

Why does industrial equipment need to be network-enabled?

The Internet of Things (IoT) – the concept or trend of network-enabling devices – is not new. If you’ve been in the market for a new refrigerator or television in the past five or so years, you’ve most likely been…

Five frequently cloud-enabled devices

In previous posts on the Modern Equipment Manufacturer, we’ve discussed the emerging trend of cloud-enabling commercial and industrial equipment. Today’s original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) have found that by cloud-enabling the equipment that they design, build and sell, they can harvest…

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