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Selling the Connected Home: How to Grow Your Business

On Demand through July 26, 2017

Duration:60 minutes


More than simply building connected products, Nest's mission is to create a home that's thoughtful - one that takes care of itself and the people inside it. Gene LaNois, general manager of Nest's professional channel, will share his thoughts on the future of the connected home, what it means for the HVAC industry, and the important steps to becoming a smart home provider.


During this webinar, attendees will:


  • Gain an in-depth understanding of Nest products
  • Discover how the new "Connected Trade" removes seasonality
  • Recognize how HVAC is best positioned to be the leader in this new "Connected Trade"

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Gene LaNois

General Manager of Professional Channel
Nest Labs

Gene LaNois is the general manager of professional channel at Nest. Gene brings more than two decades of experience in HVAC sales, distribution and installation to his current role overseeing business and partnerships associated with professional installers globally. The last 3 years for Gene have been solely focused on the "Smart/Connected" space.

Previously, Gene was vice president of sales and marketing with Watsco, the world’s largest HVAC distribution company where he was responsible for marketing and channel strategies, including the development and launch of numerous successful branded and private label products throughout North America.

Earlier in his professional career, Gene was the owner and president of Walrus Heating & Cooling – a mechanical contracting and installation company which he successfully sold to a fortune 500 company.

Gene resides in Florida with his wife and 2 children, and in his spare time enjoys watching his kids participate in their favorite sports and activities.

Mike Murphy


Mike Murphy has more than 25 years experience in HVACR manufacturing, product development, marketing, sales, and publishing. Murphy holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration & Marketing.




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