The Calling of Home Automation

And, it’s calling…literally! “Alexa: turn the downup 2 degrees” “Google: show me the cam in ‘baby’s’ room” “ecobee: Play Jack Johnson radio” Only just a few years ago, a sophisticated few were using voice-activated connected products. But, today, 1 in 4 homes have at least one device with plans to add several more. For the […]

The Best Smart Home Devices Right Now

GUEST BLOG FROM MR. ELECTRIC, A NEIGHBORLY COMPANY As technology advances, the home of the future is finally available today, all at a cost-effective price and with a relatively simple installation. With smart home technology becoming increasingly refined and effective for almost any household, now is the time to look at the best smart home […]

The Next Generation: It’s All About Collaboration

A panel of successful millennials representing Hoffman Brothers, Thermostat Recycling Center, and CFM Distributors spoke to a roomful of HVAC contractors at ACCA’s “Optimize” conference today in a breakout session titled “The Next Generation: It’s All About Collaboration.” “Millennials,” they said, “are driven by factors that were not the same as generations before them. They […]

It Was a Great Day for These High Schoolers!

Jackson Systems continues its sponsorship of the Southport High School Robotics Team, known as the Cybercards. The Southport CyberCards team is a part of FIRST, which is a project-based, hands-on program introducing students to coding, programming, and engineering in an environment where students work collaboratively to solve a yearly robotics challenge. The program was started […]

PRO and FocusPRO Obsolescence Announcement from Resideo

Resideo announces these PRO and FocusPRO thermostat models that have reached their end of life. Both the standard and PLP versions are no longer available to order. T Series model replacements are listed below. Obsoleted Model T Series Replacement TH3110D1008  TH1110D2009 TH4110D1007  TH4110U2005 TH4210D1005  TH4210U2002   NOTE: Additional obsolescences will be coming soon. Jackson Systems […]

Now Carrying the GLAS Thermostat

Features and Benefits GLAS is a beautiful smart thermostat that helps you create a space that is efficient and comfortable. It offers a translucent, touchscreen interface that is the perfect blend of form and function. GLAS, by Johnson Controls, showcases simple adaptive technology that promotes delightful interactions with its clever user interface. By adapting to […]

Spring 2019 Event Calendar

See Jackson Systems at these events this spring to learn more about iO zoning systems and specialty controls, imprinted thermostats, Wi-Fi and smart home automation products and FilterFetch, the ONLY contractor-to-homeowner filter fulfillment service. Feb 6-7, 2019 CEO Warrior Event , East Brunswick, NJ Mar 4-6, 2019 ACCA/IE3 Expo,San Antonio, TX Mar 28, 2019PHCC OH, […]

One can dream!

“Hey ecobee, play Jimmy Buffet” Ecobee4 is more than just a Wi-Fi thermostat. It is can also play your favorite song! Room sensor to help manage hot and cold spots Comes with built-in Amazon Alexa Voice Service Ask it to order groceries, read the news, and more Compatible with most HVAC systems 5-year warranty Virtual […]

How to Prevent Frozen Pipes

Jackson Systems offers this post to share with your customers to prevent frozen pipes during the Polar Vortex: 6 ways to prevent pipes from freezing Trickle hot or cold water. Let warm water drip overnight, preferably from a faucet on an outside wall. Set the thermostat in your house no lower than 65 degrees Fahrenheit. […]

Field Engineering

Zones close. Static pressure rises. Learn here how to balance a barometric bypass damper. On a recent episode of Field Engineering, host JD Brake talks with Jackson Systems Engineer, Phil Kimble, about the “Barometric Bypass Damper”. In a constant volume HVAC system, you have a fixed static pressure. Air moves at a designed velocity, a […]