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Watsco acquires Ontario-based tech company, releases smart HVAC sensor


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October 15, 2018

Watsco, Inc. has completed the acquisition of Kitchener, ON-based technology company Alert Labs Inc. The companies also released Sentree, a jointly-developed IoT smart sensor.

The technology attaches to an existing HVAC system and remotely measures, collects and analyzes performance analytics via a cloud-based software program. Contractors are notified when an operating anomaly is detected or when maintenance may be required.

“This partnership brings together Alert Labs’ technical experts in commercial IoT technology with Watsco’s channel of HVAC contractors,” said George Tsintzouras, co-founder and CEO of Alert Labs. www.watsco.com  www.alertlabs.com/sentree