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Jackson Systems’ 4 Channel Wireless Relay is Second to None!

Our contractor-friendly #WirelessRelayKit is a strong “finisher” for those HVAC projects where you need to wirelessly control hundreds of applications. The WR-400 Wireless Relay Kit can control or monitor heating and/or cooling equipment, condensing units, fan and pumps, lighting or other industrial equipment. The WR-400 Wireless Relay Kit can energize a relay up to 100′ […]

Room With a View…And High Utility Bills

They can’t help it…especially with that view!   Your vacation rental property visitors will be tempted to leave the windows or doors open especially when they have a view — whether it’s to hear the crashing of waves or get a clear shot of the snowcapped mountains. If they’re not paying for the extra utility […]

Jackson Systems Celebrates 20 Years of Quality People, Products & Performance

At Jackson Systems, our people are our greatest asset – we say this with good reason. The passion of our people to serve you is what has generated our long-term contractor relationships, some for over 20 years. At every step, our employees dedicate themselves to giving you the best buying experience and most support possible. […]

Contractors: Gain an Edge on the Competition With FilterFetch™

We all know that timely filter changes almost always guarantee three things: a full and healthy life for a heating and cooling system, utility bills that stay “in check,” and better indoor air quality for homeowners. At a minimum, air filters should be changed at last every 2-3 months and for these three very good […]

Indiana Soup- Story Courtesy of IE3 Business Intelligence for Professional Contractors

Posted by Dan Welklin Date: July 20, 2015 in: Building Performance, Residential Buildings I thought I knew all about this topic, but I did not really get a grip on this until a few years ago while preparing to teach the subject. If you’re looking for the ultimate motivator for learning, I highly recommend getting […]

Universal Communications Protocols Urged by ACCA

ACCA, the nation’s largest association of indoor environmental systems professionals, recently published a great article urging manufacturers of heating and cooling equipment and controls to adopt universal communication protocols for “equipment commissioning and on-going diagnosis for the purposes of ensuring that HVAC equipment is properly installed and maintained.” Many manufacturers maintain proprietary protocols for communications, […]

The Value of Maintenance Agreements – Submitted by Jaymie Hunckler, Account Manager at Jackson Systems

I’ll admit it – I used to be one of THOSE people. You know, the person who never bought the extended warranty or service agreement on anything. “Pssh,” I would tell my husband, defiantly. “It’s just another money-sucking mechanism. It’s another way to drain more money out of customers with no real return on investment.” […]

Women in HVACR Host Live Podcast with Steve Coscia

Steve Coscia, founder of Coscia Communication, has generously donated his time and expertise for a live online event hosted by the Women in HVACR organization. This live podcast will take place on Thursday, July 17 at 2pm ET. Steve will share “Extreme Customer Service Values and How-To’s”. No matter our position in this great industry, […]

Honeywell® Lyric™ Is Here!

The Lyric thermostat from Honeywell is ideal for customers who are on the go and want optimal comfort and savings they don’t have to think about. The Lyric uses “geofencing” to determine occupancy. This technology uses the homeowner’s smartphone location to automatically adjust temperature as they come and go. The Fine Tune feature considers both […]

Jackson Systems Offers Solution for “Zoning the Impossible”

Zoning is becoming more and more popular in the residential and commercial markets. In residential applications, accessing duct work can present a challenge in existing construction. When bonus rooms and room additions are considered, there may not be duct work running to these areas. The Motorized Zone Register (MZR™) from Jackson Systems is a low-cost, […]

Selling Comfort Through Controls

Selling zoning systems and smart thermostats is easier than you might think. Homeowners want to be comfortable and save energy. Zoning systems and smart thermostats provide both of these benefits. And just by observing and asking a few simple questions, you can easily sell comfort through controls. When speaking with homeowners, analogies to other familiar […]

12 Technical Rules of Thumb for Installing Zoning

1. In most cases, it will not be necessary to modify the duct sizing when installing a zoning system. 2. It is good practice to size the smallest zone to handle approximately 25% of the system CFM. 3. Never undersize ductwork. 4. Upsizing registers in the smallest zone to the next larger size should be […]

New Honeywell Talking Thermostat

The new Honeywell Wi-Fi 9000 universal thermostat with voice control features voice activated recognition and control, allowing the temperature setting to be adjusted in the home by talking to the thermostat. This thermostat uses “Far-Field Voice Technology”, so it recognizes voice commands from across the room, even in a busy home. With the same great […]

12 Technical Rules of Thumb for Installing Zoning

1. In most cases, it will not be necessary to modify duct sizing when installing a zoning system. 2. It is a good practice to size the smallest zone to handle approximately 25% of the system CFM. 3. Never undersize the ductwork. 4. Upsizing registers in the smallest zone to the next larger size should […]

Zoning Selling Tips

1. Look for finished basements, add-on rooms or other additions where comfort may be a problem 2. Ask homeowners if there are particular areas in the home that are too hot or too cold. 3. If the homeowner is seeking a second system for their home, zoning may be a more cost effective option. 4. […]