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Venstar’s Explorer Light-Activated Thermostats Help Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company Save $12,000 on Annual Energy Costs

Venstar® has announced that its Explorer® light-activated Wi-Fi® thermostats and Skyport® Cloud Services have helped Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company reduce its monthly energy costs by $12,000 annually. Headquartered in the City of Industry near Los Angeles, Utility Trailer is America’s oldest privately owned, family-operated trailer manufacturer. “Venstar’s Explorer thermostats are light activated, so when the lights are on, so is the HVAC. When the lights are turned off, the HVAC goes back to unoccupied mode,”… Read More

Daikin Solution Allows Sheet Aluminum Plant in Kentucky to Run at 100 Percent Capacity

The aluminum roll material plant in Kentucky operates 24/7, processing over two billion pounds of aluminum annually, primarily for the can industry. In the production process, one of the steps/stations is the hot reversing mill. The reversing mill rolls a hot ingot of aluminum back and forth from a thickness of about 30 inches to 1 inch—whereupon it goes to the next station. The large rollers in the hot reversing mill station are driven by… Read More

CE Florida Ductless/VRF Case Study: Scott Residence, Sanibel, Florida

When a residence undergoes a major renovation, it is not uncommon for homeowners to make changes to their existing HVAC systems. When CE was approached for assistance with the Scott residence in Sanibel, Florida, they knew they could help select the best HVAC equipment to suit the client’s needs. They were able to work with builder The Wolter Group and the team at FBI Air Inc. of Lehigh Acres to design and choose a Toshiba/Carrier… Read More

New Hotel HVAC Cooling Tower Reduces Energy Consumption and Protects Guests

In New Jersey it is a rite of passage that each summer you pack up and head for the shore. For those looking for a luxury retreat at the only full-service spot overlooking the Atlantic in Ocean City, staying at the Flanders Hotel just got even cooler. The hotel recently completed more than $10 million in renovations, revamping almost every portion of the hotel and adding 21 new suites, including 5 new million-dollar penthouses… Read More

CASE STUDY: Venstar ColorTouch Thermostats Integrate Seamlessly with Control4 Smart Home Automation Systems

Venstar® just announced that its ColorTouch® connected Wi-Fi® thermostats and Skyport® Cloud Services are compatible with the Control4 smart home operating system. ColorTouch is about half the cost of other Control4-compatible thermostats, and its free downloadable Control4 driver saves an average of $300 per thermostat. “Venstar’s ColorTouch thermostat integrates perfectly with the Control4 app so users can remotely or automatically control their indoor comfort,” said David Keith, general manager of Southern Calif.-based Chaffin Air Conditioning,… Read More

CASE STUDY: Chaffin Air Conditioning Relies on Venstar Thermostats and Sensors to Protect Valuable Cannabis Crops

CHALLENGE: Maintain Temperatures and Humidity in Cannabis Grow Rooms Environmental controls are essential to ensuring successful crops. CBD production requires a very expensive and complex growing process. The plants need specific daytime and nighttime temperatures as well as consistent humidity to maintain the balance needed for a quality product. One environmental deviation could potentially lose the entire crop. Patrick Chaffin, owner of Chaffin Air, works closely with a Southern California-based cannabis grower with a large… Read More
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