HVAC Evolution: Upgrading The Building Management Industry Through Innovation

July 5, 2023
Rafael Abreu

In an era where the Internet of Things and smart technology have revolutionized almost every aspect of life, the building management industry is not left behind. This new wave of innovation is rapidly transforming the HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) sector, ensuring increased efficiency, sustainability, and comfort. According to a report by Research and Markets, the global smart HVAC controls market is expected to grow to USD 26.7 billion by 2027. But how exactly is this technology reshaping the building management industry, and what does this mean for its future?

This critical question is dissected in the latest episode of Straight Outta Crumpton, hosted by Greg Crumpton. In this episode, the conversation features guest Dan Clapper, the HVAC Market Director at Interplay Learning, a company that helps individuals learn new skills with the help of virtual reality. The dialogue delves into the dynamics of the HVAC industry, its evolution over time, and the role of tech-driven solutions in the process, all of which come together to improve and propel the building management industry forward in a big way.

In the conversation, the following points are covered:

  • Clapper’s personal journey in the HVAC industry and his current role at Interplay Learning.
  • The changing perceptions of the HVAC industry, especially amongst the younger generation.
  • The transformative impact of technological advancements on the HVAC sector, with a particular focus on Interplay Learning’s innovative solutions for the building management industry.

Dan Clapper is a seasoned professional in the HVAC industry with many years of experience. Born to a father who ran his own HVAC company, Clapper’s journey has been far from conventional. Despite initially pledging to steer clear of the HVAC industry, his life brought him back to his roots, where he’s now passionately involved in transforming the sector through innovative learning solutions at Interplay Learning.


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