Matching HVAC Performance to Its Potential Energy Manager Today, March 6, 2015 High efficiency HVAC systems have the potential to achieve efficiencies as high as 98 percent. However, these ratings are generally only achieved under ideal conditions. Real-world energy efficiency is often much lower. If ducts or radiators are not properly sized for a building […]
UPGRADING TO A SMART THERMOSTAT? CHOOSE ONE OF THESE Your Energy Blog, December 8, 2014 With so many smart thermostats on the market today, it can be difficult to determine which one is best for you. You want one that is going to be easy to install, simple to program, pleasing to look at, and probably […]
Advanced thermostats communicate to the Internet, enabling visibility and control of HVAC systems via the web. Communication capabilities create opportunities for energy and demand savings through smarter controls and enhanced HVAC performance management by maintenance staff. Additionally, the advanced thermostats can integrate with and control other energy consuming systems, such as lighting.