Technology http://contractormag.com/taxonomy/term/6617/more en Mini-splits: residential takeover http://contractormag.com/technology/mini-splits-residential-takeover <div class="field-byline"> Michelle Robb, Director, Residential Marketing for Mitsubishi Electric US </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Your customers are requesting the most-efficient technology available that will allow them to save on utility bills. You need to find a solution to retain and grow your business...</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/technology/mini-splits-residential-takeover" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/technology/mini-splits-residential-takeover#comments Green Technology Tue, 14 Feb 2017 16:36:00 +0000 433881 at http://contractormag.com <p>A residential min-split system from the exterior.</p> Making smart controls useful http://contractormag.com/technology/making-smart-controls-useful <div class="node-body article-body">The recent AHR Expo in Las Vegas was a terrific show. I hope you were able to follow our daily coverage of the show online. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/technology/making-smart-controls-useful" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/technology/making-smart-controls-useful#comments Technology Registered User Fri, 10 Feb 2017 21:53:00 +0000 433741 at http://contractormag.com iStock/Thinkstock Smart strategies, insights via apps for commercial projects http://contractormag.com/feldmans/smart-strategies-insights-apps-commercial-projects <div class="node-body article-body">Sensor-equipped hardware, smart building applications and software-generated analytics — all working together — are making inroads in the HVACR industries. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/feldmans/smart-strategies-insights-apps-commercial-projects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/feldmans/smart-strategies-insights-apps-commercial-projects#comments Feldmans Technology Registered User Fri, 10 Feb 2017 20:20:00 +0000 433721 at http://contractormag.com iStock/Thinkstock Weekly Product Gallery: Dexter + Chaney, Trimble, Hansgrohe, General Pipe Cleaners, Lochinvar and Actron http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-dexter-chaney-trimble-hansgrohe-general-pipe-cleaners-lochinv <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week the product gallery includes a software integration hub, construction layout software, a high-arc kitchen faucet, a wi-fi capable video inspection system, upgrades to a popular series of water heaters and boilers and more. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-dexter-chaney-trimble-hansgrohe-general-pipe-cleaners-lochinv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-dexter-chaney-trimble-hansgrohe-general-pipe-cleaners-lochinv#comments Faucets Media Galleries Software Hydronics Tools Wed, 08 Feb 2017 03:04:00 +0000 433551 at http://contractormag.com CABA to hold forum in Silicon Valley, announces keynote speakers from Intel, Google http://contractormag.com/iot/caba-hold-forum-silicon-valley-announces-keynote-speakers-intel-google <div class="node-body article-body">The Continental Automated Buildings Association announced that its next Intelligent Buildings & Digital Home Forum will be held April 26-28, 2017, in Silicon Valley.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/iot/caba-hold-forum-silicon-valley-announces-keynote-speakers-intel-google" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/iot/caba-hold-forum-silicon-valley-announces-keynote-speakers-intel-google#comments IoT Technology Wed, 25 Jan 2017 17:33:00 +0000 433141 at http://contractormag.com Kony helps KMC Controls launch new mobile app with innovative IoT technology http://contractormag.com/technology/kony-helps-kmc-controls-launch-new-mobile-app-innovative-iot-technology <div class="field-deck"> Leading global building automation manufacturer delivers new KMC Connect Lite app built on Kony’s platform to accelerate its system configuration and setup time by 75 percent </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Kony, Inc., the leading enterprise mobility company, today announced it has helped KMC Controls develop an innovative KMC Connect Lite mobile application.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/technology/kony-helps-kmc-controls-launch-new-mobile-app-innovative-iot-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/technology/kony-helps-kmc-controls-launch-new-mobile-app-innovative-iot-technology#comments AHR Technology Wed, 25 Jan 2017 15:30:00 +0000 433111 at http://contractormag.com The BP Group increases productivity with XOEye Technologies’ smart glasses http://contractormag.com/technology/bp-group-increases-productivity-xoeye-technologies-smart-glasses <div class="field-deck"> Communication platform increases transparency; provides actionable data for technicians </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New York City-based The BP Group has recently deployed XOEye Technologies’ smart glasses to 60 field technicians and 12 project managers.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/technology/bp-group-increases-productivity-xoeye-technologies-smart-glasses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/technology/bp-group-increases-productivity-xoeye-technologies-smart-glasses#comments Technology Mon, 23 Jan 2017 16:11:00 +0000 433041 at http://contractormag.com <p>XOEye Technologies&rsquo; smart glasses worn by a field technician.</p> Keeping an eye on everything in the field http://contractormag.com/feldmans/keeping-eye-everything-field <div class="node-body article-body">Now playing on eyewear near you: wearable computing (smart glass) technology for field service industries.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/feldmans/keeping-eye-everything-field" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/feldmans/keeping-eye-everything-field#comments Feldmans Technology Registered User Wed, 11 Jan 2017 21:05:00 +0000 432791 at http://contractormag.com Need for speed: 3 tips to help contractors utilize technology http://contractormag.com/technology/need-speed-3-tips-help-contractors-utilize-technology <div class="field-byline"> By David Zalik, GreenSky </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Given that almost 80 percent of consumers now own mobile phones, it’s crucial to utilize tech-nology to manage your business and support your customers. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/technology/need-speed-3-tips-help-contractors-utilize-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/technology/need-speed-3-tips-help-contractors-utilize-technology#comments Technology Tue, 20 Dec 2016 20:36:00 +0000 432331 at http://contractormag.com Weekly Product Gallery: American Standard, Viega, Danfoss, Culligan, Caleffi and Armstrong http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-american-standard-viega-danfoss-culligan-caleffi-and-armstron <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week the product gallery includes a steel bathtub, new union fittings for use with pressing tools, a thermostat designed for electric floor heating, a reverse osmosis system, a line of pressure reducing valves and more. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-american-standard-viega-danfoss-culligan-caleffi-and-armstron" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-american-standard-viega-danfoss-culligan-caleffi-and-armstron#comments Bath/Kitchen Media Galleries Piping Radiant Technology Tue, 13 Dec 2016 16:33:00 +0000 432221 at http://contractormag.com