Rheem Residential Equipment Joins the Internet of Things (IoT)
Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity allows devices to speak with each other and utilize collected data to make efficient decisions. Rheem has introduced EcoNet, a smart technology solution that will allow users to manage their heating, cooling, and water heating products.
"Homeowners are accustomed to programming their air conditioning and heating units, and should be just as vigilant with their water heater–especially with their vacation homes or rental properties. A water heater can account for almost 20 percent a home’s energy consumption, so programming the temperature and keeping it properly maintained can amount to significant savings each year. Not to mention, learning about an important service issue, like any kind of leak being detected, could save homeowners both dollars and headache." Said Bill Alderson, Corporate Director, Marketing, Rheem. Read the full article here.