Technology http://contractormag.com/taxonomy/term/6617/more en Everything got connected so quickly http://contractormag.com/iot/everything-got-connected-so-quickly <div class="node-body article-body">It seems as if I just began to learn about the Internet of Things and suddenly it’s here and everything is connected.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/iot/everything-got-connected-so-quickly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/iot/everything-got-connected-so-quickly#comments IoT Technology Registered User Fri, 26 Jun 2015 14:07:00 +0000 409261 at http://contractormag.com Weekly Product Gallery: Spirax Sarco, Neutra-Safe, EasyHeat, WaterFurnace, Rehau and Victaulic http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-spirax-sarco-neutra-safe-easyheat-waterfurnace-rehau-and-vict <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week, a heat exchanger that incorporates intelligent monitoring technology, a line of condensate neutralizers, an add-on for Autodesk Revit MEP, a snow and ice-melting system, a geothermal heat pump and more. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-spirax-sarco-neutra-safe-easyheat-waterfurnace-rehau-and-vict" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-spirax-sarco-neutra-safe-easyheat-waterfurnace-rehau-and-vict#comments Media Galleries Software Green Hydronics Radiant Tue, 23 Jun 2015 18:25:00 +0000 409241 at http://contractormag.com Innovations announced in home automation http://contractormag.com/technology/innovations-announced-home-automation <div class="node-body article-body">A press conference held today announced a wide range of improvements by Nest Labs to their building automation and security product line. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/technology/innovations-announced-home-automation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/technology/innovations-announced-home-automation#comments Technology Fri, 19 Jun 2015 20:01:00 +0000 409181 at http://contractormag.com Why mobile website optimization is critical for plumbing & HVAC businesses http://contractormag.com/technology/why-mobile-website-optimization-critical-plumbing-hvac-businesses <div class="field-deck"> Mobile search continues to rise – is your website ready? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Take a look around a crowded restaurant sometime or pretty much anywhere else for that matter, because it’s everywhere — people literally engrossed in their mobile phones … seemingly oblivious to the outside world. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/technology/why-mobile-website-optimization-critical-plumbing-hvac-businesses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/technology/why-mobile-website-optimization-critical-plumbing-hvac-businesses#comments Marketing Plumbing Technology Registered User Tue, 16 Jun 2015 21:24:00 +0000 409111 at http://contractormag.com Weekly Product Gallery: Saniflo, Rinnai, Opgal, Ford, Lochinvar and Dexter + Chaney http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-saniflo-rinnai-opgal-ford-lochinvar-and-dexter-chaney <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week brings a condensate pump with built-in acid neutralizer, a tankless water heater, a thermal imaging camera designed for use with Android phones, improvements to one of the nation's most popular work vans and more. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-saniflo-rinnai-opgal-ford-lochinvar-and-dexter-chaney" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-saniflo-rinnai-opgal-ford-lochinvar-and-dexter-chaney#comments Media Galleries Software Hydronics Plumbing Tools Trucks Tue, 16 Jun 2015 16:20:00 +0000 409081 at http://contractormag.com Integrated Project Delivery allows contractors and their teams to join forces http://contractormag.com/best-practices/integrated-project-delivery-allows-contractors-and-their-teams-join-forces <div class="field-byline"> Elyse Widin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In the mechanical contracting industry, common practices and tools are constantly evolving. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/best-practices/integrated-project-delivery-allows-contractors-and-their-teams-join-forces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/best-practices/integrated-project-delivery-allows-contractors-and-their-teams-join-forces#comments Best Practices Software Management Registered User Fri, 12 Jun 2015 16:23:00 +0000 409031 at http://contractormag.com Internet of Things discussed at Plumbing Industry Leadership Coalition meeting http://contractormag.com/technology/internet-things-discussed-plumbing-industry-leadership-coalition-meeting <div class="field-deck"> New services are reason for Internet of Things </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Dr. Rhee also addressed the Internet of Things at this year’s meeting of the Plumbing Industry Leadership Coalition that met here in mid-May. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/technology/internet-things-discussed-plumbing-industry-leadership-coalition-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/technology/internet-things-discussed-plumbing-industry-leadership-coalition-meeting#comments Technology Registered User Thu, 11 Jun 2015 16:02:00 +0000 408931 at http://contractormag.com Small shop solutions http://contractormag.com/software/small-shop-solutions <div class="node-body article-body">iDrawnics, <a href="http://www.idrawnics.com" title="www.idrawnics.com">www.idrawnics.com</a>, is an easy to use 3D CAD plug-in system for small shop mechanical contractors and system designers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/software/small-shop-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/software/small-shop-solutions#comments Software Feldmans Thu, 07 May 2015 16:55:00 +0000 408221 at http://contractormag.com InSinkErator celebrates its American roots and workforce with new website http://contractormag.com/technology/insinkerator-celebrates-its-american-roots-and-workforce-new-website <div class="node-body article-body">More than 75 years ago, tinkering with an idea and some sheet metal, an architect in Racine, Wis., named John W. Hammes invented the first food waste disposer. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/technology/insinkerator-celebrates-its-american-roots-and-workforce-new-website" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/technology/insinkerator-celebrates-its-american-roots-and-workforce-new-website#comments Technology Wed, 22 Apr 2015 20:53:00 +0000 407911 at http://contractormag.com From SEO to conversion http://contractormag.com/technology/seo-conversion <div class="node-body article-body">There are many important factors that come into play when launching a successful SEO (Search Engine Optimization) campaign. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/technology/seo-conversion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/technology/seo-conversion#comments Marketing Management Technology Registered User Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:34:00 +0000 407851 at http://contractormag.com