Posts tagged ‘homeowner’

September 22, 2015, 12:47 pm

Smart Products: The Last of Early Adopters

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is the new buzzword for connecting devices to the Internet in order to increase their functionality and user-friendliness. It’s estimated that by 2020, there will be 50 billion Internet-connected devices. “Smart home technology is catching on because it is literally changing the way we live in our homes,” said Sean Blankenship, chief marketing officer for Coldwell Banker. Coldwell Banker recently surveyed homeowners with smart products to find out exactly how:

  • 45 percent said smart products save them money ($1,100 a year on average)
  • 57 percent said smart products save them time (30 minutes a day on average)
  • 87 percent said smart products make their lives easier

We know, based on Coldwell Banker’s findings, that there are millions of satisfied smart product users in the marketplace. We also know there’s a wealth of smart products – what began with smartphones and smart TVs has quickly spread to smart ovens, smart refrigerators and smart HVAC systems. Why then is overall interest in smart products down 15 percent?  As John Feland, CEO and founder of Argus Insights, suggests: We’re running out of early adopters.

Tech-savvy homeowners have already jumped on the smart products bandwagon. Other consumers – like first-time home buyers and baby boomers – still don’t understand the technology or think the product is right for them. These homeowners will want smart products when they understand that they are more than a shiny new toy; that the latest and greatest also comes with significant mental, physical and financial benefits. As Feland says, “Novelty drives the first surge; utility drives the second.”

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September 8, 2015, 2:22 pm

Consumer Testimonial: Christine Parlee

Instead of costing them energy, Christine and Wes Parlee’s 1,912-square-foot custom home in Devens, Massachusetts actually produces energy.

The Parlee’s home only cost about $40,000 more than traditionally built homes of the same size. Better yet, the investment will pay for itself in about six years and continue to produce profit after that.

Hear Christine share how our Hyper-Heating INVERTER™ (H2i®) ductless system helped earn a utility rebate and the DOE Housing Innovation Award. Learn more about their super efficient New England home.

August 13, 2015, 2:14 pm

Consumer Testimonial: Bill and Pam Kirby

Bill and Pam Kirby were interested in selling their Wilmette, Illinois home. They remodeled the home with the latest bells and whistles to appeal to prospective home buyers. When it came to updating the HVAC system, Bill and Pam wanted it to be high-performing, efficient, capable of being controlled remotely and zoned for different areas of the home. Our system was a perfect fit.


Watch the video below to hear Pam, a real estate agent, explain how our ductless system maximizes their home’s appeal. Hear how it fits their needs while they’re still living in the home.


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April 30, 2015, 12:00 pm

Consumer Testimonials: Ed & Stephanie Pacheco

Neighbors of Ed and Stephanie Pacheco were investigating a carbon monoxide leak when they discovered another serious health risk – asbestos in their HVAC ductwork. After hearing the news from next door, Ed and Stephanie took a look at their own HVAC unit and decided it was time to replace the 39-year-old natural gas system. High energy efficiency and minimal environmental impact were at the top of the couple’s list.

Listen to Stephanie, an environmentalist, explain how our ductless system maximizes the home’s energy- and water-saving features. Click here to learn what Ed likes most about their comfort system.

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February 11, 2015, 9:51 am

Consumer Testimonial: Audrey Bromberger & John Birmingham

Audrey and John had their sights set on retirement and began updating their 1910 home in La Grange Park, Illinois to appeal to potential buyers. The 5-bedroom, 3,600-square-foot space never had air conditioning so installing a cooling and heating system was at the top of the list.

Watch the video below to hear why the homeowners chose our ductless system to provide the comfort they’d been missing. Click here for the case study to learn more about the installation.

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November 6, 2014, 2:38 pm

H2i MSZ-FH Featured on The Weather Channel


Last week, This Old House announced our Hyper-Heating INVERTER™ (H2i®) MSZ-FH model as one of its Top 100 Products of 2014. This morning, the magazine featured our award-winning cooling and heating system in a special segment on The Weather Channel. The folks at This Old House demonstrated the H2i MSZ-FH heat pump and other Top 100 products to give weather gurus insight on the best home products for the upcoming winter season.

Missed the airing this morning? No worries. Check out the segment online.

October 15, 2014, 2:34 pm

Consumer Testimonial: Naomi Shimoda

Temperature needs can vary greatly when more than one generation is living under the same roof. Our ductless system lets California homeowner Naomi Shimoda individually control the temperature of each room to meet the precise comfort needs of her large family. Hear why she says our system was the “most logical choice”:

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October 1, 2014, 1:58 pm

Consumer Testimonial: Josée Lavoie

DeLand, Florida homeowner Josée Lavoie was looking for an energy-efficient HVAC system that would help her home achieve green certification, and our MXZ multi-zone heat pump system fit the bill. Watch the video above to hear about the installation and what Josée likes most about her new comfort system.

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