JCI – York Announce Affinity S1‐TTSCC02 Wi‐Fi Communicating Control Product Introduction

S1‐TTSCC02 York Affinity Wi‐FiIn JCI’s continued effort to expand their Affinity product offering, JCI is pleased to introduce the Wi‐Fi capable version of their Affinity Residential Communicating Control.

The Wi‐Fi capability provides homeowners with remote access to the control system from their Smartphone or tablet device using the IntelliComfort™ mobile app, allowing them to easily monitor the status of every enabled system device. Contractors, when given permission by homeowners, can access the automated system faults and notification alerts via email. Built‐in temperature and humidity notification alerts help to keep pipes from freezing and prevent mold. The Wi‐Fi capable Communicating Control will be available to ship the week of March 17th, 2014.

To learn more and to make sure our customers become familiar with this new product, we are encouraging you to attend one of the Sales & Technical Training webinars. We are also encouraging our distribution partners to offer similar training to their dealers and contractors. This strategy will benefit both our companies in making sure our customers are well equipped and trained to promote, sell, install, and troubleshoot this product. To accomplish this objective, we have scheduled Sales & Technical Training webinars for the dates listed below.

Please make sure you attend one of these sessions. These webinars will be recorded so you can also review the material after the webinar.

Webinar Information
March 14th, 2014 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM https://www2.gotomeeting.com/pjoin/388707034/105605877
April 4th, 2014 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM https://www2.gotomeeting.com/pjoin/137939954/105949884
April 11th, 2014 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM https://www2.gotomeeting.com/pjoin/169758730/105633064

Included with this launch package, please find a Direct Mail postcard that you can send out to your dealers encouraging them to participate in one of these webinars. We are very excited about the opportunities the new Affinity Wi‐Fi Communicating Control will bring to you and your customers. This product gives the homeowner optimum comfort while saving energy, and provides our distributors and their dealers another opportunity to increase profits. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Sincerely,
Mimoun Abaraw
Product Manager
mimoun.abaraw@jci.com

Honeywell Press Release: Sioux City is First Municipality to Implement New Wi-Fi Thermostat

HoneywellThermostat6/10/2013
New Honeywell Wi-Fi Thermostat Helps Utilities Keep The Lights On And Save Customers Money

• South Sioux City Is First Municipality to Implement New Wi-Fi Thermostat as Part of City-wide Effort to Cut Energy Consumption, Costs
• Expands on Honeywell’s 30+ Years of Working With Utilities on Energy Efficiency and Reliability Programs

MINNEAPOLIS, June 10, 2013 – Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced Total Connect Comfort with ADR, a new Wi-Fi-enabled thermostat for the home that also connects with a suite of utility technology and services to manage energy consumption. The solution helps consumers trim their electricity bills while enabling utilities to avoid brownouts and blackouts during summer’s hottest days.

With this technology, utilities recruit homeowners to participate in programs to reduce their energy use when demand spikes, also known as automated demand response (ADR). Participating customers receive a Honeywell Wi-Fi programmable thermostat, valued at $150, installed in their home free of charge. [Read more...]

Introducing Control Trends Awards Nominee EnTouch Controls

EnTouch Controls is one of the finalists in the 2012 ControlTrends Thermostat of the Year. EnTouch has stiff competition from Honeywell, Viconics, Nest, and Ecobee. The coveted Thermostat of The Year Award winner will be announced at the 2012 Control Trends Awards this January in Dallas,Texas.

EnTouch Controls manufacturers of innovative controls and energy solutions — and its wireless Thermostats and cloud based energy management solutions were recognized by the Control Trends Community as some of the best solutions available for portable classroom control, and light commercial applications including restaurants and high end residential. EnTouch provided the following video to Control Trends to introduce the Control Trends community to Viconics and their innovative thermostat:

If you think EnTouch has what it takes to be the 2012 Thermostat of The Year, then register to vote, and we will send you a ballot so you can vote for EnTouch and your other HVAC superstars.

Best Thermostat for Portable Classrooms: How to Install the EnTouch Wireless Thermostat

Stromquist & Company’s own Dozier Mills shows how easy it is to install an EnTouch Wireless thermostat. Entouch, although not well known yet, is one of the coolest wireless thermostats we have seen. The EnTouch thermostat allows energy monitoring by adding remote current transducers, making the EnTouch perfect for light commercial applications such as restaurants and portable classrooms.

The EnTouch is a finalist for the ControlTrends Awards 2012 Thermostat of the Year. Be sure to register to vote.

Viconics New Products: LIve at CGNA Vendor Showcase

We caught up with the great folks from Viconics at the CGNA Vendor Showcase and continue to be impressed with their innovative HVAC controllers and thermostats. In this video check out several new products including the Viconics VC3000 line voltage fan coil retrofit kit and the VWZS wireless zoning system [Read more...]

Going Wireless: Why run wire when you can go Wireless and save? Find out how !

Wireless technology has advanced so much in the last few years and the acceptance and value of these controls is gaining immeasurably. All phases of the market have now been touched by wireless thermostats, controllers, and sensors including industrial, commercial and domestic applications.

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Honeywell Wireless Thermostat available at Stromquist & Company

Although we mainly focus on building automation and industrial wireless control products I am very impressed with the Honeywell Wireless Thermostat and the Red Link wireless technology that makes it all work. As one of the authorized stocking distributors for the Honeywell Wireless thermostat in Georgia and Florida all I can say is WOW, sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words so check out this video
I think you will agree there is a wireless thermostat and then there is the HONEYWELL WIRELESS THERMOSTAT.If you like what you see check out Stacie’s post on the Honeywell Focus Pro, and how to install a Honeywell Wireless Thermostat.

Stromquist & Company can take care of all your wireless thermostat needs in Georgia and Florida. If you are not a Stromquist & Company customer or are located in Georgia or Florida one of our affiliates at Controls Group North America can take care of your wireless thermostat needs.

Honeywell Wireless Thermostat available at Stromquist & Company

Although we mainly focus on building automation and industrial wireless control products I am very impressed with the Honeywell Wireless Thermostat and the Red Link wireless technology that makes it all work. As one of the authorized stocking distributors for the Honeywell Wireless thermostat in Georgia and Florida all I can say is WOW, sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words so check out this video
I think you will agree there is a wireless thermostat and then there is the HONEYWELL WIRELESS THERMOSTAT.If you like what you see check out Stacie’s post on the Honeywell Focus Pro, and how to install a Honeywell Wireless Thermostat.

Stromquist & Company can take care of all your wireless thermostat needs in Georgia and Florida. If you are not a Stromquist & Company customer or are located in Georgia or Florida one of our affiliates at Controls Group North America can take care of your wireless thermostat needs.