Builder presents a slideshow of Web-, app-, and WiFi-enabled products, ranging from a new thermostat to a solar photovoltaic system. Kohler‘s propane-fueled Guardian Synergy 20kW standby generator, for instance, has a Mobile Link feature that “enables users to monitor their generator’s status from a personalized Web portal or mobile app.” And Heat & Glo’s Mezzo series of propane and gas fireplaces “features the firm’s IntelliFire Touch Controls, which allow users operational control via Wi-Fi–enabled devices. Users can confirm the fireplace is off, engage a child-safety lock, and adjust the temperature setting, flame height, timer, and more.”

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