Service Nation shares thoughts, strategies for the burgeoning smart home market
With an expected growth rate of 31 percent in 2018, the global smart home market will soon reach total sales of 643.9 million devices, per a recent study by market research company IDC. By 2022, the company estimates as many as 1.3 billion smart devices will have made their way into households. That factors out to one smart home device for every sixth person (babies and children included).
Still, nonconnected homes are projected to outnumber smart homes in 2021 by more than a 2-to-1 margin, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence. In other words, the market is there for those who can get out and make the sales.
Nest products can help your customers save on energy costs, keep their families safe and stay connected to what’s important. And together, they do even more to create a thoughtful home. In this post, we go into detail about our top 3 best selling Nest products: the Nest Learning Thermostat, Nest Protect and Nest Hello Video Doorbell.
Nest® Learning Thermostat
Saving energy is a beautiful thing. Meet the 3rd gen Nest Learning Thermostat.
The Nest® Learning Thermostat automatically adapts to lifestyle and seasonal changes. It gets to know habits, such as turning down the thermostat before bed or up first thing in the morning and starts building a schedule accordingly. The temperature can also be adjusted from a phone, so it’ll be cozy upon arrival.
You know that in the HVAC/R
business, it is imperative to make a great
first impression on each prospective customer to beat out the competition and close on everysale.
Yet contractors often put all
their effort on closing the deal by beating out their competitors on price
instead, leading to a lose-lose situation where profit is reduced, and finishing
the job in the professional way customers expect is put at risk.
Consider also the effect that giving customers a paper proposal may have on your ability to close on sales.
The old saying “You are what you wear” certainly applies to Simply Comfort, a Toronto-based custom integrator. The company, which has its roots in the heating and air conditioning business, found its apparel made a big impact on its ability to set customers at ease, get their foot in the door, and easily start a sales discussion.
If you work in a home-services industry — and especially if you manage a team of professionals who make house calls — there’s a good chance you’ve heard about field service management software. But exactly what does this term refer to, and is field service management software applicable in your specific line of work?
To help you gain a clearer understanding of what field service management software is and how your business might use it, here’s an overview of everything you need to know about this revolutionary way to streamline your workflow.
Hundreds of HVAC contractors across the country are closing millions in sales every week through OnCall Air, the HVAC Sales platform that provides your customers with the buying experience they now expect. Contractors who use OnCall Air, close more sales, drive higher value and save precious time.
One dashboard. One easy sell.
Help your customers control their connected home, and get things done from a single dashboard. With Google Home Hub, customers can manage their compatible smart home devices, including Nest Hello video doorbell, Nest Cam security cameras, and Nest thermostats. Offering Google Home Hub on each job is a simple way to build your connected home business.
The Daikin Comfort Control App allows users to control their Daikin systems with a compatible phone or tablet from anywhere they have a data or wireless connection. This is purchased as a kit and is field installed to operate most Daikin single and multi-zone systems while also providing a much more cost-effective alternative to a wi/fi wall controller.