My thanks to all the folks with whom I’ve worked in 2018

As the year comes to a close, I’d like to thank all of the people and companies for whom I (and have had the privilege of working in 2018. First is my bud, Barry Campbell @AquathermBarry from, as well as my fellow magazine refugee, Ron Rajecki. I’d put…

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Smart Heat is Better Heat

Smart, connected, communicating controls offer myriad benefits for building professionals. Increased use of artificial intelligence will provide even more comfort and energy savings. Robert P. Mader This is an article that I wrote for publication in TMB Publishing plumbing-heating-cooling magazines. IF YOU AREN’T offering homeowners and building owners smart, connected,…

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Smart Thermostat Market Projected to Peak Here in 2021

  As part of a story I wrote on IoT and smart, connected and communicating controls, I had the privilege of interviewing Stuart Lombard, the founder and CEO of smart thermostat pioneer ecobee. There are other brands that get a lot of hype, but Stuart Lombard created the smart thermostat…

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