It All Starts with Thermostats (ACHR News)

The global Internet of Things (IoT) market is forecast to grow from $7 billion in 2014 to $45 billion by 2019, according to a recent report by Technavio, making it abundantly clear that homeowners nationwide are investing in devices that help improve security, comfort, and peace of mind in their homes. HVAC contractors have taken notice and stand ready to fulfill these demands, which often begin with the gateway into their customers’ homes: the smart thermostat. THINKING AHEAD Mike Agugliaro, co-owner of Gold Medal Service in East Brunswick, New Jersey, and The NEWS’ most recent Best Contractor to Work For in the East region, said it’s in the best interest of both his business and customers to stay on top of the industry’s technological advances.