HVAC alliance formed

The ClimateTalk Alliance will establish a common communication infrastructure for HVAC and smart energy devices, enabling easy interoperability of diverse applications across multiple protocols.
By Source: ClimateTalk Alliance November 18, 2009

The ClimateTalk Alliance has announced its launch with current industry-leading members including Consert Inc., Embedded Electronic Design Solutions (EDC), Emerson Climate Technologies, E-Senza, EWC Controls Inc., Microchip Technology Inc., Rheem Manufacturing Co., and Watsco Inc.

The ClimateTalk Alliance will drive the future of ClimateTalk, an open standards communication framework that enables simple connectivity among diverse HVAC and Smart Energy devices, leveraging existing industry standards for seamless information integration.

This alliance has been formed to drive collaboration on standards that address fragmentation in the HVAC communications market by providing simple, cost-effective solutions and provide interoperability for applications in the Smart Energy arena. This unified approach to improving efficiency through communications will offer benefits to utilities, OEMs, contractors, and homeowners alike.

For more information, visit the ClimateTalk Alliance .