Performing HVAC preventative maintenance was once considered to be the gold standard for HVAC contractors. It offered the opportunity to maintain revenue streams and keep customer assets running. Unfortunately, that approach still relied on outdated, analog, and reactive processes. Commercial building owners were effectively paying for unnecessary maintenance that may not have needed to be performed. But, the age of the Internet, connected devices, and advanced analytics have changed the game […]
Advanced digital technologies like smart HVAC units, smart thermostats, and advanced algorithms fed to an insight-rich dashboard enable HVAC predictive maintenance. Contractors are now using digital HVAC tools to pivot from reactive or scheduled maintenance, to predictive maintenance. This pivot positions the contractor not as a tactical commodity, but as a strategic business partner with commercial building owners and managers.