Davis Energy Group, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and Synapse Electronique have joined the ClimateTalk Alliance, a non-profit organization building a universal language for innovative, cost-effective solutions that optimize performance, efficiency and home comfort.
ClimateTalk Open Standards have been built on the application and industry expertise of leading HVAC, water heating and zoning manufacturers. The ClimateTalk standard is designed specifically for the residential market to enable plug and play connectivity and interoperability of the mechanical systems in the home. The addition of these members strengthens the Alliance in wireless connectivity and controls, and the participation of HVAC equipment—the largest consumers of energy– in the Smart Grid. The alliance welcomes its newest members:
- Davis Energy Group is a nationally recognized mechanical engineering and energy consultancy firm, and a leading innovator of cooling and heating technology systems evaluation and development for residential and commercial applications. They apply their expertise in this area to develop a diversity of practical solutions for improving building comfort and energy efficiency. www.davisenergy.com
- Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, operates, along with its subsidiaries, substantially all of Qualcomm’s engineering, research and development functions, and substantially all of its products and services businesses, including its semiconductor business, QCT. For more than 25 years, Qualcomm ideas and inventions have driven the evolution of digital communications, linking people everywhere more closely to information, entertainment and each other. www.qualcomm.com
- Synapse Electronique has been a leader in the Canadian market for ten years, specializing in the design, fabrication and assembly of home electronics focused on energy efficiency, home comfort and well-being. They have shipped over three million products, all manufactured in Quebec, Canada. Their engineering and manufacturing capabilities are made available to design and build custom products, and have capacity to deliver a complete, turn-key solution. Customers benefit from their expertise in designing and manufacturing thermostats, humidity controllers, motor controls, and other embedded electronics. www.synapseelectronique.com
“We are pleased to welcome our new members to the ClimateTalk alliance,” said Craig Johnson, Chairman, ClimateTalk Alliance and President of White-Rodgers. “Their membership enables us to expand the foundation of ClimateTalk to include wireless and Smart Grid solutions that carry the same simplicity and flexibility needed for success in integrated, smart residential systems.”
The ClimateTalk 2.0 Open Standards package is available for review on the ClimateTalk Alliance website. Membership in the Alliance is a requirement to manufacture products to ClimateTalk standards. For more information, contact Diana Roberson, Executive Director at (925) 275-6681.
For more information, please visit www.ClimateTalk.org
About ClimateTalk Alliance
The ClimateTalk Alliance is an open, non-profit organization of industry-leading companies committed to developing a common communication infrastructure for residential devices. ClimateTalk Open Standards support an ecosystem of plug and play, interoperable applications that leverage digital communications to offer innovative solutions for complex systems. Because of the fragmentation in the residential communications market, ClimateTalk is being developed in a collaborative environment to provide innovation, flexibility and choice. The ClimateTalk Alliance is open to companies that want to join creating a platform for advancement in a world where connectivity and information open doors to new business opportunities. For more information, visit www.ClimateTalk.org.
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