2020 Trends in HVAC Technology

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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 […]

Motili Releases MACI PropTech Tool

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. […]

Freon HVAC Systems – is it Time to Replace Yours?

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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 […]

5 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your HVAC System

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 […]

Is Zero Net Energy a Feasible Goal in Housing?

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 […]

Grow Your HVAC Business in Two Easy Steps

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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 […]

Six Emerging Technology Trends in the Self-Storage Industry

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 […]

5 Powerful Real Estate Technologies You Should Know

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 […]