Jackson Systems’ Best Products of 2018

Jackson Systems brought the contractor many innovations and upgrades in zoning, smart home automation, tools and specialty controls in 2018. Some, especially, were standouts!

Here’s are our top picks for 2018 based on our own testing and experiences, sales, and feedback from our customers.

Ranked by Jackson swirls . 5 swirls being our best!


iO 6-Zone Universal Zone ESP Panel Kit

The ZP6 with ESP is a 6 zone, two-position forced air zone control panel that can be expanded to as many as 12 zones. The panel can be used with single-stage, multi-stage, heat pump or dual fuel equipment with up to 4 stages of heating and 2 stages of cooling. Slide switch configuration makes setup quick and easy.  This zone control system comes with built in ESP static pressure control which eliminates the need for a bypass damper when used with the standard 3-wire MD damper series.  A wide range of control options provides ultimate application flexibility.

Kit includes:  Panel, static pressure sensor, 2 duct temperature sensors and 75VA transformer

Smart Home Automation

Nest Hello Doorbell Camera

Knock Knock. Who There’s? A better video doorbell camera!

Nest Hello lets you know who’s there with a live video of their arrival. Replaces existing wired doorbell and delivers HD video and bright, crisp images, even at night. It’s designed to show you everything at your doorstep – people head to toe or packages on the ground. And with 24/7 streaming, you can check in anytime. Works on the Nest app with other connected devices from its ecosystem of smart home products.

Honeywell Smart Home Security Kit

More than ever, homeowners are seeking security solutions that keep them connected to their homes at all times. This all-in-one system includes camera and app with smart home integration plus a range of accessories, like window and door sensors. Day or night, the camera senses motion and sound and sends notification when it senses either. Works on the Honeywell Home app with other connected devices from its ecosystem of smart home products.

Google Home Hub

With Google Home Hub, customers can manage their compatible smart home devices, including Nest security cameras, the Nest Hello video doorbell and Nest thermostats. With the Google Assistant built in, Google Home Hub lets homeowners see and control compatible devices in a single dashboard. And it works seamlessly with Nest products to help make your customers’ homes secure and comfortable.

Leaksmart SNAP

The LeakSmart Snap On Valve is part of the Leaksmart eco system of water detection products. Helps to prevent disasters by shutting off the water as soon as a leak is detected. It works on any kind of ball, gate, or globe valve and installs on any angle — no tools required for intelligent leak detection. Must be used it with Leaksmart hub and sensors. The Snap On Valve controller is perfect for any HVAC contractor. No need to cut pipes.

D6 Pro Wi-Fi Ductless Controller

DC6000WF Ductless Controller – Color

When your customers ductless controller sucks, we suggest the D6 Pro Wi-Fi Ductless Controller with intuitive design, easy installation and operation. This controller is a great way to reduce post-install callbacks, Honeywell’s Ductless Controller and it’s wi-fi operation will delight your customers.

Imprinting available on top of back stand.


Braeburn Bluelink Thermostats

Braeburn BlueLink thermostats are universal wi-fi operation.  The Wi-Fi app is available on virtually any smart phone, and the thermostat Wi-Fi works without a common wire when used on conventional HVAC equipment.   Optional Wi-Fi control via smartphone, tablet or PC using the free BlueLink Smart Connect Application. Compatible with Braeburn wired remote sensors and our Share-A-Wire™ module for easy installation.

Custom Imprinting

Thousands of contractors nationwide have found having their logo and company information not only helps them with brand awareness, it leads to years of service revenue and customer loyalty.

“We’ve been purchasing logo imprinted thermostats from Jackson Systems for almost two decades. They carry all name brands, quick turnaround, great support, and they stand behind their products. I would recommend Jackson for all your thermostat and control orders.”
– Greg McAfee, McAfee Heating and Air

How does it work? We pay all setup, art and shipping charges. You can even mix and match models and manufacturers. Getting started is easy, too! Most orders ship the same day. Imprinting is in an elegant gray to match the factory printing. Order 6 thermostats of one style and imprinting is free. We can imprint any thermostat we sell including Aprilaire, Braeburn, Honeywell, iO HVAC Controls, LUXPRO, Robertshaw, ecobee, Nest, Peco, Pro1 IAQ and White-Rodgers We imprint more than just thermostats! 

White-Rodgers Sensi Touch Wi-Fi Thermostat

Tap into home comfort with Sensi™ Touch Wi-Fi thermostat, and remotely access, change or program your home temperature – Anytime, Anywhere. With thoughtful design features like in-app installation instructions, HD touchscreen color display and smart home integration options, complete comfort control is right at your fingertips.

Imprinting of logo and phone number available.


UEi 12:1 Infrared Thermometer

The INF165C Infrared Thermomoeter has an eight-point circle outlining the measuring spot. This ends all confusion about the target are being measured.  The large high-contrast backlit display makes viewing test results easy in either dark or well-lit work environments. We’re giving it 5 swirls because of its many applications and use including:

  • Check register temperatures
  • Output on hanging furnace units
  • Hard to reach registers and appliances
  • Faulty breakers and electrical panels
  • Motors, fan motors and other moving parts • Boilers, hanging heaters and radiators
  • Troubleshoot hydronic systems
DiversiTech Upright Snips – Left Handed Mode

You wouldn’t know how valuable these are unless you are left-handed and don’t have a pair!

This snip significantly improves sheet metal cutting. The ergonomic design allows for easier cutting in tight places, improved safety by elevating hands above metal working surfaces, and increases wrist range motion.

UEi Static Pressure Kit

This Static Pressure Kit is a digital, time saving electronic manometer static pressure reader. Many features and benefits including:

  • Dynamic Min/Max value capture
  • Data hold
  • Backlit display
  • Ruggedized, including rubber boot with integral magnet
  • Auto power off


  • Test gas and static pressure on HVAC systems
  • Test pressure switches
DiversiTech Spotlight, 15W COB

The DiversiTech Spotlight is a cordless work light solution with up to 1200 lumens of power (3 hours – full power) with a 4000 mAh lithium ion rechargable battery. It includes two adjustable joints on magnetic stand for different angles. It has three power modes including a dimmer.

FilterFetch, the ONLY Contractor-to-Homeowner Air Filter Fulfillment Service

How are you supplying your customers with filters? We have an easier way! FilterFetch offers THE ONLY contractor-to-homeowner air filter fulfillment service in the market.  It’s simple because we do all of the work with no cost to you. Your customers are regularly supplied with filters…and you make money EACH TIME they are. You NEVER have to stock a single filter. And, an easy app helps your techs sell the program. Homeowners watch a quick video…and then the tech places their order by clicking a button at the app right then and there.  Auto renewal means that homeowner is a filter customer forever or until a time she opts out.

Virtual Technician

We understand you don’t have time waiting on technician support. That’s why we have created an app to bring customer support to you WHERE YOU NEED IT; WHEN YOU NEED IT with our Virtual Technician. Here are some of the features and benefits:
• Face-to-face interactive 2-way video
• Technical support on all products we sell
• Exclusive service for Jackson Systems customers
• Available 8am- 5pm ET

Learn more at http://info.controlsintelligence.com/website-virtual-technician-app

Do you have your favorites from 2018 that you don’t see here? If so, let us know by commenting on our blog of the Best of 2018.

Updated: December 26, 2018 — 1:21 pm

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