Remote Connectivity and Notification: Are you getting the message?

The year was 1987. Star Trek: The Next Generation Fans were mesmerized (and, perhaps, rather envious) when Captain Jean-Luc Picard told a simple box machine to deliver on his command:...
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Can connected devices increase air quality?

In a post lockdown world, the workplace is going to be different and air quality requirements will be higher. How connected devices can help.

Building analytics software spells savings for property managers

Energy costs are usually some of the largest most variable costs in building management. Obviously, keeping those low while maintaining efficiency and comfort is a constant challenge. But implementing IIoT gateways and building analytics software solutions can make a tangible difference in your energy costs. Read this blog post to learn how.

Connected HVLS fans a cool solution for increasing energy efficiency and comfort

Are you constantly looking to increase the energy efficiency of your buildings? Whether it’s for environmental reasons or looking to reduce the cost of upkeep your facility, it is a very real concern for many. Read this blog post to learn how many owners and operators control temperature with large, high volume, low speed (HVLS) ceiling fans.

Remote workers create demand for remote access of devices

Across the country and the world, kitchen tables, rec rooms and even sofas are transforming into home offices. Often that doesn’t apply to employees that need to be on-site in order to service and maintain a company’s equipment. But does that have to be the way? Check out our interview with Richard Theron, a Product Manager at Sierra Monitor, to answer these questions and more.

Now is the time for manufacturers to invest in product portfolios

It seems only natural in times of economic downturn to shrink your business and cut off anything that isn’t your core essentials. But time and history can show us, these times spark creativity and can, often, be some of the best times to invest in research and development. You’ve probably often lamented that you are too busy with day-to-day business to explore new ideas.

Four steps to “as a service”

Customer demand often leads to innovation in the industry. But when the spark is lit by the customers, it can leave OEMs having to catch up. Today, customers are asking for innovation and smarter, more connected devices which provides OEMs with an opportunity to sell not just a device, but a service. Check out this blog post to find the resources that will help you move to a service oriented business model.

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

In a highly competitive market, shifting your business model from providing equipment to providing service and maintenance is a strong way to set yourself apart. This will also allow you to diversify and grow your revenue streams. While this is a change to your current business model, the growing pains don’t need to be painful. Read our blog post to learn how to implement this change.

The BACnet BTL Testing Lab functions to test and certify that new BACnet-equipped devices will function as intended

Today’s HVAC units, lighting devices and other commercial and industrial devices can no longer function as stand-alone, independent units. Today’s commercial equipment buyers and owners expect these devices to operate...

This is HVAC as a Service

It is incredibly frustrating for a customer to finally receive and install their much needed equipment, after weeks or months of research and comparisons, only to then turn from device owner to device maintainer. Instead of enjoying their equipment’s many benefits, they are now focused on maintenance and upkeep. Learn how HVAC as a service utilizes the data available from cloud-equipped equipment so that OEMs and field partners can offer their customers ongoing and proactive support.