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Smart strategies, insights via apps for commercial projects

Equipment with embedded smart controls can self-identify without requiring any special programming tools The contractor then connects the smart equipment-enabled products to third-party software that will monitor them and configures the solution to specific desired parameters Monitored, connected products can result in early detection of faults and other problems that, if unaddressed, can lead to longer downtime

Sensor-equipped hardware, smart building applications and software-generated analytics — all working together — are making inroads in the HVACR industries.