The Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) on Dec. 12 announced its signing of an MOU agreement with the Home Connectivity Alliance (HCA) to collaborate on research and marketing initiatives in the connected home sector.
HCA is an organization dedicated to the development and promotion of safe and secure technology interoperability across long-life appliances, HVAC systems, and TVs within the connected home ecosystem.
Yoon Ho Choi, HCA president, explained: “HCA wants to provide long-term value to the consumer by ensuring the appliances they invest in can interoperate with other devices in their connected home, providing a holistic view of the home’s energy usage to ultimately save the consumer money. By aligning with organizations like CABA, we are connecting with other industry leaders to share resources and drive towards our common goals.”
Greg Walker, CABA's CEO concluded: “CABA is dedicated to the advancement of connected home and intelligent building technologies and supports many cross-industry initiatives. We look forward to collaborating with HCA on our shared goals of interoperability and energy management within the connected home.”