Technology http://contractormag.com/taxonomy/term/6617/more en Dunkirk launches dealer portal http://contractormag.com/smartphones/dunkirk-launches-dealer-portal <div class="node-body article-body">Dunkirk is excited to announce the launch of its on-line dealer portal. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/smartphones/dunkirk-launches-dealer-portal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/smartphones/dunkirk-launches-dealer-portal#comments Smartphones Hydronics Wed, 30 Nov 2016 21:52:00 +0000 431271 at http://contractormag.com Johnson Controls enters partnership with Football Hall of Fame http://contractormag.com/technology/johnson-controls-enters-partnership-football-hall-fame <div class="node-body article-body">Johnson Controls and Hall of Fame Village LLC have entered into a historic 18-year agreement to create the first sports and entertainment “smart city.”</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/technology/johnson-controls-enters-partnership-football-hall-fame" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/technology/johnson-controls-enters-partnership-football-hall-fame#comments Technology Tue, 22 Nov 2016 15:59:00 +0000 430811 at http://contractormag.com Johnson Controls. Rheem, Powerhouse Dynamics partner for online HVAC management http://contractormag.com/iot/rheem-powerhouse-dynamics-partner-online-hvac-management <div class="field-deck"> SiteSage cloud-based integration with Rheem HVAC equipment offers unprecedented remote visibility and management through the IoT. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Powerhouse Dynamics, creator of SiteSage® enterprise asset and energy management system, and Rheem®, producer of water heaters, boilers, and HVAC equipment today announced a new partnership.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/iot/rheem-powerhouse-dynamics-partner-online-hvac-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/iot/rheem-powerhouse-dynamics-partner-online-hvac-management#comments IoT Technology Wed, 16 Nov 2016 21:16:00 +0000 430711 at http://contractormag.com Women of IoT Emerge http://contractormag.com/technology/women-iot-emerge <div class="field-deck"> A real-world approach to the Internet of Things </div> <div class="node-body article-body">During this two-day event, attendees participated in technical sessions, workshops, live demonstrations, hands-on training, live facility tours, and peer-to-peer networking with IoT professionals.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/technology/women-iot-emerge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/technology/women-iot-emerge#comments Technology Registered User Mon, 14 Nov 2016 16:04:00 +0000 430331 at http://contractormag.com ContractorsCustomers.com allows business owners to write and read reviews on customers for free http://contractormag.com/technology/contractorscustomerscom-allows-business-owners-write-and-read-reviews-customers-free <div class="node-body article-body">The B2B review site is gaining popularity nationwide. It reduces the uncertainty business owners often feel when engaging with potential clients/customers about whether to do business together. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/technology/contractorscustomerscom-allows-business-owners-write-and-read-reviews-customers-free" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/technology/contractorscustomerscom-allows-business-owners-write-and-read-reviews-customers-free#comments Technology Thu, 10 Nov 2016 15:12:00 +0000 430291 at http://contractormag.com A smart home solution for contractors? http://contractormag.com/technology/smart-home-solution-contractors <div class="node-body article-body">I heard Dan Goodman speak at the Service Nation Alliance meeting in Las Vegas and he has a solution that can help contractors break into the smart home market. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/technology/smart-home-solution-contractors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/technology/smart-home-solution-contractors#comments IoT Technology Registered User Wed, 09 Nov 2016 17:04:00 +0000 430231 at http://contractormag.com iStock/Thinkstock Three for the road: software for field-service selling, pricing, estimating http://contractormag.com/feldmans/three-road-software-field-service-selling-pricing-estimating <div class="node-body article-body">Here are two entries for plumbing and HVAC contractors in the category of presentation software.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/feldmans/three-road-software-field-service-selling-pricing-estimating" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/feldmans/three-road-software-field-service-selling-pricing-estimating#comments Software Feldmans Wed, 09 Nov 2016 16:40:00 +0000 430221 at http://contractormag.com iStock/Thinkstock The world is 3D so build that way http://contractormag.com/management/world-3d-so-build-way <div class="field-byline"> BY ROBERT P. MADER </div> <div class="field-deck"> Tech tools from Trimble and Microsoft's HoloLens make designing and building in fully immersive 3D close to being a reality </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sooner than you think, you’ll stop building three-dimensional buildings from two-dimensional drawings. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/management/world-3d-so-build-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/management/world-3d-so-build-way#comments IoT Software Management Piping Registered User Wed, 09 Nov 2016 00:53:00 +0000 430161 at http://contractormag.com <p>Attendees at the Trimble Dimensions conference in Las Vegas test drive the Microsoft HoloLens augmented reality headset loaded with building data from Trimble SketchUp and transmitted to the headset via Trimble Connect.</p> CONTRACTOR photo Fleet managers have access to so much data the challenge becomes making sense of it all http://contractormag.com/gps/fleet-managers-have-access-so-much-data-challenge-becomes-making-sense-it-all <div class="field-deck"> How to drink from the fire hose </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A single CAN bus can talk to as many as 70 electronic control units for various vehicle subsystems including the engine, transmission, the antilock breaking system and more.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/gps/fleet-managers-have-access-so-much-data-challenge-becomes-making-sense-it-all" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/gps/fleet-managers-have-access-so-much-data-challenge-becomes-making-sense-it-all#comments GPS Registered User Mon, 07 Nov 2016 20:20:00 +0000 430071 at http://contractormag.com ServiceTitan partners with Profit Rhino to offer optimized price books http://contractormag.com/software/servicetitan-partners-profit-rhino-offer-optimized-price-books <div class="field-deck"> ServiceTitan Mobile 2.0 will now offer a content rich, image driven price book designed to maximize profit margins for residential contractors. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">ServiceTitan today announced its new partnership with Profit Rhino® to offer a visually enhanced, content rich flat rate price book and selling system.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/software/servicetitan-partners-profit-rhino-offer-optimized-price-books" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/software/servicetitan-partners-profit-rhino-offer-optimized-price-books#comments Software Management Mon, 07 Nov 2016 17:57:00 +0000 430041 at http://contractormag.com