State shuts down HVAC company

  A Westminster HVAC company has been temporarily shut down following a lawsuit filed by the Colorado Attorney General, who says the company never got the required building permits for its work, putting its customers in jeopardy. Attorney General Cynthia Coffman said Wednesday that a Denver District Court Judge granted her request to temporarily shut down Mile High Heating & Cooling LLC. Coffman said …

Microsoft Thermostat

Microsoft unveils a Cortana-powered thermostat The latest addition to the smart thermostat space is a product that includes Microsoft’s Cortana virtual assistant. We’re all familiar with the rise of the internet-enabled thermostats, thanks to the development of companies like Nest, and now Microsoft is entering the space after it partnered with Johnson Controls to develop a product called GLAS. The rather stunning …

hvac and drones

BOILER INSPECTION BY DRONE   Unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly called “drones,” are coming into their own in facility maintenance. Facility managers employ drones to inspect areas difficult or dangerous to monitor, including HVAC systems. No longer the exclusive domain of hobbyists and the military-intelligence community, drones are poised to revolutionize the way America does business. Consider drones also being deployed …

BEST STAT SETTINGS

WHAT SETTINGS DO YOU ADVISE YOUR CLIENT’S ARE THEY CLOSE TO THESE ADVISED SETTING BELOW ? More people fight over the thermostat than the remote and those battles become more pitched during periods of extreme heat. The disputes aren’t just about comfort, they’re about money too because every time you lower the thermostat in hot weather it raises your electric …