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Why HVAC Should Own the Connected Home

The connected home subset of the Internet of Things (IoT) is poised for explosive growth. This is a natural fit for HVAC contractors. Matt Michel | Aug 25, 2017 There is little question that the connected home subset of the Internet of Things (IoT) is poised for explosive growth. Yet for it to actually take off, someone needs to be the integrator to tie the various pieces all together for consumers. This is a natural fit for HVAC contractors. What is the Connected Home? The connected home is an eco-system of devices, services, and apps in a residential building that are networked together to enhance the homeowner experience. This includes devices as simple as a sensor that notifies the homeowner when it’s opened. For example, a homeowner might have one of these sensors attached to a gun safe or a liquor cabinet. Devices can also be more sophisticated such as high definition cameras that respond to certain types of movement in certain zones, video doorbells, thermostats, flood alarms, and so on. Devices can respond based on a variety of conditions, including the proximity of occupants based on their mobile phones (i.e., geofencing). Why HVAC Trumps Everyone Else Today, connected [...]

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