Emerson’s Sensi Predict Smart HVAC Wins 2021 Edison Award
Edison Award recognizes Emerson’s innovative technology to help protect HVAC systems and drive digital transformation in homes
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), a leader in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) technologies, announced today that its Sensi ™ Predict The smart HVAC solution has received the Silver Edison Award in the Innovative Services – AI Applications category, highlighting the convenience and peace of mind it provides for consumers.
The award recognizes Emerson’s Sensi Predict as a 21stAge-old solution for servicing residential heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems, sharing real-time system insights to help homeowners monitor performance and avoid unexpected problems. Named after inventor Thomas Alva Edison, the Edison Awards recognize and honor the world’s best innovations at the forefront of new product and service development, marketing and people-centered design.
Emerson’s Sensi Predict uses 10 sensors to analyze the performance of heating and cooling systems, which are some of the most expensive assets in a home. Sensi Predict technology provides real-time monitoring and alerts homeowners and their contractors when their HVAC systems are not working optimally. Easily accessible on a smartphone, these alerts can help predict and prevent problems and, along with corrective maintenance, can reduce energy costs and extend the life of HVAC systems.
“Our heating and cooling systems are critical to the health and comfort of our families and the environment, but we have so little insight into how they are doing every day,” said Jamie Froedge, executive president of Emerson’s Commercial & Residential Solutions company. “We are honored to be recognized for this innovative technology that provides both awareness and peace of mind when it comes to being an essential part of our home.”
Fault detection and diagnosis is a new frontier in HVAC technology, and Emerson has taken the lead in bringing this innovation to the residential market with Sensi Predict. Both homeowners and contractors can take advantage of the technology, which provides a seamless and simple user experience. For contractors, Sensi Predict helps quickly and cost-effectively differentiate their value proposition and service offering to homeowners, providing greater credibility to stand out and build trust.
The Edison Awards emphasizing best-in-class new product innovation, service development and people-centered design. Finalists for the Edison awards were voted “best of the best” by 3,000 of the world’s top senior business executives, academics and innovation professionals.
“We were very impressed with the level of collaboration and discovery in this year’s entries,” said Frank Bonafilia, executive director of Edison Universe. “Somehow, while facing the unprecedented challenges of this global pandemic, companies around the world have discovered how to work safely and smartly while still innovating at an award-winning level.”
To learn more about Emerson’s Sensi Predict smart HVAC system, visit Sensi.Emerson.com.
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global technology and engineering company providing innovative solutions to customers in industrial, commercial and residential markets. Our Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid and discrete manufacturers maximize production, protect personnel and the environment, while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Commercial & Residential Solutions company helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, promote energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure. For more information visit Emerson.com.
About the Edison Awards
Founded in 1987, the Edison Awards is the world’s most respected Innovation Award dedicated to recognizing and honoring the best in innovation and innovators since 1987. For more information on the full Edison Awards program and a list of past winners, please visit www.edisonawards.com.
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