Bell & Gossett embraces data for smarter, more efficient solutions

Today, there are smart devices in your pocket, on your wrist, next to your front door and on the wall of your living room. But making things smarter and more connected is not unique to companies that manufacture products for…

Four steps to “as a service”

In our last post on the Modern Equipment Manufacturer, we discussed a recently-released eBook entitled, “The HVACaaS Revolution,” which details the emerging trend of equipment manufacturers working to introduce service offerings to their customers. The eBook finds that equipment manufacturers…

From manufacturer to service provider – the steps to enabling “as a service”

Many of today’s equipment manufacturers are facing a similar challenge – their markets are increasingly competitive and contested, and their margins are shrinking. In this highly competitive environment, it’s becoming difficult to keep profits from shrinking, and just as difficult…

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…

Smarter and easier to use – Friedrich discusses the direction of the HVAC industry

Today’s HVAC solutions have to do a lot more than just make a room warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Now, HVAC equipment needs to be energy efficient. It needs to be easy and convenient to use.…

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…

Want to demo a device cloud?

In our previous posts on the Modern Equipment Manufacturer, we’ve explored the evolution happening in the design and construction of today’s modern industrial equipment. Today’s equipment is becoming increasingly connected – taking advantage of BACnet and other protocols that make…

What is HVAC as a service?

People don’t buy a shovel because they want a stick with a metal blade. They buy a shovel because they want a hole.  The same can be said for HVAC systems. The buyer of an HVAC system doesn’t want a…

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