Home Service Industry Leaders Prepare for the Future at Pantheon 2018

ServiceTitan, the world’s leading all-in-one software for residential HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and other home service businesses, hosted more than 500 industry leaders at its two-day user conference, Pantheon, last month in Los Angeles. “Technology moves fast and its impact on commerce has been profound,” said Ara Mahdessian, CEO and co-founder of ServiceTitan. “Our customers want to be the premier home services providers in their marketplace, and Pantheon gives us the opportunity to share a vision… Read More

Venstar Wi-Fi Thermostats Now Compatible with Google Assistant for Voice Control of Home Comfort

Venstar® recently announced that its ColorTouch®, Explorer® and Explorer Mini programmable Wi-Fi® thermostats are now compatible with Google Assistant, giving users voice control over their thermostat functions.  Voice commands include setting temperatures and turning on heat or air conditioning for one or multiple thermostats in their homes. Venstar’s Wi-Fi thermostats are available throughout North America from Venstar’s exclusive network of Wholesale HVAC Distributors and online HVAC suppliers. “Venstar’s products offer the homeowner compatibility with today’s… Read More

Optimum Energy Receives Patents for Technologies that Make Smart Buildings Even Smarter

Optimum Energy has been awarded two patents for technologies that allow building owners to harness the full benefits of HVAC optimization and boost cost, water and energy savings using cloud computing, machine learning and Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity. The Controlled Hydronic Distribution System connects smart valves—which are increasingly common in HVAC systems—to gather granular data about components such as pumps, boilers and chillers and communicate to a controller to make better efficiency decisions. Intelligent… Read More

Ridged Systems Awarded ICC-SRCC OG-300 Solar Thermal Systems Program Certification

The Solar Rating & Certification Corporation (ICC-SRCC), a program of the ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES), has awarded Ridged Systems a certification for several configurations of its innovative Fire and Ice solar hot water systems. The ICC-SRCC OG-300 Solar Thermal System Certification Program certifies that hot water systems demonstrated compliance with the ICC 900/ICC-SRCC 300 Solar Thermal System Standard which sets minimum criteria for performance and safety. ICC-SRCC engineers thoroughly examined the Fire and Ice systems,… Read More