Crush complaints and the competition with wireless thermal devices

Aug. 8, 2011

The most common thermal complaint lodged by building occupants is that their spaces are too cold; frustratingly, the second most common is that they’re too hot, according to a 2009 IFMA study. This is a red flag that the temperature is uneven in your building. Beat the heat and conquer the cold with wireless technology options.

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