Remote workers create demand for remote access of devices

With many nonessential business and industries being asked to close by state and local governments, there has been a massive spike in the amount of Americans working from home. And, while we’re starting to see a number of states begin…

Now is the time for manufacturers to invest in product portfolios

With nonessential businesses shuttered, travel halted for most Americans and folks being asked to avoid gathering in groups larger than ten, many companies are feeling financial pain. In fact, recent unemployment insurance claims have increased exponentially according to the U.S.…

Honeywell on what it will take for HVACaaS to go mainstream

For decades, HVAC manufacturers have been product companies. They manufacture devices that make our lives more comfortable. And while the technology in those HVAC devices has advanced, and those devices have become smarter and more connected, the companies themselves haven’t…

Armstrong Fluid Technology talks about the Big Data D.R.E.A.M. of equipment manufacturers

One of the greatest hip-hop songs of all time is a track on the 1993 debut album from the immortal Wu Tang Clan entitled, “C.R.E.A.M.” The song’s name was an acronym for the phrase, “Cash rules everything around me.” And,…

The advent of the smart building and the technologies making it possible

The concept of the “smart building” is gaining increased attention and discussion among facilities managers and building owners. This concept of a more automated building that can manage itself and its systems is attractive to building owners because of its…

Big Ass Fans? More like Smart Ass Fans!

Many of us that work in office buildings take our air conditioning for granted. We expect that, in the middle of the summer, we’ll be kept cool and comfortable. But that’s not the case for many people at work. There…

Hunter Industrial Fans on the “as a service” future of HVAC

Last year, prior to the annual AHR Expo, we sat down with Mark D’Agostino, the Vice President of Sales for the Hunter Fan Company’s Industrial Division. During our discussion, Mark shared his HVAC industry predictions for the coming year, and…

Bradford White on why homeowners should want smarter water heaters

Earlier this week, the leading companies and largest global brands in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC-R) industry descended on Orlando for the annual AHR Expo. This annual event features the latest HVAC products shaping the industry today.…

Samsung HVAC on why all HVAC units should be “SmartThings”

Often, when people think about smarter HVAC devices or connected HVAC devices, they think about their home air conditioning and heating. Maybe they’ve sprung for a Nest home thermostat or another network-enabled thermostat that allows them to turn up the…

Friedrich sees green in connected HVAC units

Environmental sustainability and energy efficiency aren’t just beneficial to the planet. They can also help homeowners, business owners and facility managers keep their costs in check. And while HVAC units and devices aren’t the only ones in a home, factory…

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