Driver Seamlessly Integrates Aprilaire WiFi Thermostats into RTI Control Systems
SHAKOPEE, Minn. — May 30, 2018 — RTI, a leading control and automation manufacturer for residential and commercial settings, today announced the availability of a two-way driver for Aprilaire’s line of WiFi enabled thermostats. The interface allows integrators to add the thermostats into the RTI control and automation ecosystem and provide clients with the comfort and convenience of Aprilaire’s air purity and freshness features along with temperature and humidity controls.
“Aprilaire is one of the leading HVAC systems for high-end residential installations and a long-time integration partner of ours,” said Mike Everett, vice president of sales, Americas for RTI. “With this partnership, we’re able to deliver a powerful driver that takes full advantage of their climate control capabilities and give our dealers the ability to offer their clients an extra level of comfort in their homes.”
Developed by RTI, the two-way driver allows the RTI system to monitor and control Aprilaire’s four newest WiFi thermostat models via RTI’s line of control interfaces, including the company’s RTiPanel app smart devices. This allows users to conveniently access and adjust the temperature, humidity, and optional air purity and freshness functions for added comfort and energy efficiency.
“Now our customers can access and drive all the features of their Aprilaire system to the fullest extent,” said Jon Fischer, HVAC automation sales manager, Aprilaire. “Using RTI’s well-known control and automation solutions as part of the Aprilaire environment is a great addition and furthers the benefits that our systems provide.”
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With a 25-year heritage of innovation, RTI delivers the connected world to users’ fingertips via advanced control and automation systems for residential and commercial applications. The company’s award-winning solutions let users take complete control over their home or business with ease, bringing together entertainment, distributed A/V, lighting, climate, security, and more into one simple user interface. For dealers, RTI’s systems are backed by the company’s renowned Integration Designer programming software, which allows them to deliver a completely customized control experience and powerful third-party integration.
Guided by a passion for redefining the limits of engineering, the RTI portfolio of powerful, yet affordable, central processors, A/V distribution products, Apple and Android™ apps, in-wall touchpanels, and beautiful handheld remotes deliver smart and reliable control in elegant form factors. Part of the RTI family of innovative control solutions, the Pro Control line of easy-to-program handheld remote controls, control processors, and ProPanel app are engineered with RTI’s advanced capabilities built-in and bring unprecedented value to professionally installed electronic systems. Together, RTI and Pro Control are setting the standard for enhanced, fully customizable control and automation solutions for every application.
More information is available at www.rticorp.com and www.procontrol.com.
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