As climate change remains a hot topic around the world, the HVAC industry is taking a hard look at itself. After all, HVAC technology hasn’t always been designed with the environment in mind. A variety of trends have been shaping the HVAC industry in recent years, designed to make systems not only more efficient, but […]
Just in time for the 2019 OpTech show, Motili unveiled a new proprietary property technology tool, for multi-family and commercial property owners and operators. The new tool, called the Mobile Asset Condition Index, or MACI, was developed to provide institutional multi-family and commercial property owners and operators with a clear view of their HVAC systems. […]
New sales of freon, or HCFC-22 / R-22 refrigerant, will be prohibited in the United States in 2020. Beginning next year, only recycled R-22 refrigerant will be available to service existing air conditioners. Most air conditioning units that are older than a decade utilize R-22. This is an emerging challenge that no multi-family, single-family or […]
The United States might have pulled out of the historic Paris Agreement to combat global climate change, but New York City is leading a pack of localities taking the reins in energy conservation and pollution control. The city’s Climate Mobilization Act, enacted in April, introduced a variety of new regulations targeting the energy performance of […]
We live in an age when tenants simply expect indoor climate control, therefore HVAC systems are some of the best improvements a property owner or operator can make. Therefore, it’s integral that we get the most out of these systems and use them as long as we can. Still, no matter how well-maintained, every HVAC […]
Since the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued a 12-year deadline for massive, coordinated action to combat man-made climate change, the feasibility of the Green New Deal has taken center stage. But the type of change that’s needed to avoid an insurmountable slippery slope requires cooperation from more than government officials. Builders and property […]
Many HVAC contractors recognize that after long days of diagnosing problems, pulling permits, picking up parts and installing equipment, checking on employees and jobs, generating quotes, and trying to find time to bill customers… finding new work can take a back seat. You could be doing great work for existing clients, but what happens when […]
On the surface, the storage industry isn’t one that many would consider very technologically adapt. Self-storage and warehousing are somewhat straight-forward, after all. A lot, empty buildings, locks and electricity are all that are needed for success, right? Owners and operators involved in the storage business may tell you otherwise. A successful self-storage business needs […]
Interview: Matthew Sallee, Multi-family VP Talks About Motili’s Unique New Asset Management Technology.
This in-depth interview is part of an interview series with internal Motili thought leaders and subject matter experts. In this interview we will cover: Motili Asset Management product overview. How this new product applies to multi-family property portfolios. Benefits to owners and operators. Benefits to HVAC contractors. Asset Management Case Study. Getting started.
Real estate can be a lucrative investment, but managing properties can be an enormous headache. Property owners and managers must juggle and master marketing, accounting, screening tenants, collecting payments, completing maintenance and a whole host of duties . With so many roles to fill, it’s ironic that the real estate industry has been slow to […]