Articles Tagged with ''home automation''

May 20, 2014: New Wireless Sensors for Home, Business Automation Connect via Wi-Fi

ConnectSense Is a Platform of Sensors That Monitor Changes in the User’s Environment
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Grid Connect, a manufacturer and distributor of embedded networking products, announced that it is entering the Internet of Things industry with the launch of ConnectSense, a line of wireless sensors to automate homes and businesses.


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April 22, 2014: Mobile Devices Help Boost Home Automation Interest and Awareness

Study Says Interest Continues to Build
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Mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, and their ability to connect wirelessly have helped drive interest and awareness of home automation products and services, according to The NPD Group’s Home Automation Study.


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Jan. 30, 2014: Enphase, Nexia Collaborate on Smart Home Energy Monitoring

Efforts Are Aimed at Integrating the Performance Data from Rooftop Solar Photovoltaic Systems
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Enphase Energy Inc. and Ingersoll-Rand Nexia Intelligence LLC announced that they are collaborating on smart home energy monitoring offered by Nexia™ Home Intelligence, a brand of Ingersoll Rand and leader in home intelligence and automation.


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The Amazing Smartphone

By Jen Anesi
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Smart people know how to utilize their smartphones.
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Oct. 15, 2013: Nest Announces Developer Program for its Learning Thermostat

Nest to Work with Select Partners to Build Connected Home Experiences
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Nest Labs Inc. has announced plans to begin working with developers on new ways to connect with the Nest Learning Thermostat through integrations such as home appliances and home automation.


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Oct. 7, 2013: Energy Efficiency Drives the Home Automation Market

Programmable and Smart Thermostats Are Top Technology Installed
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Home automation technologies that offer energy efficiency are the most popular type of installed home technologies among consumers in the United States, according to a study released by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®.


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Oct. 2, 2013: Home Energy Management Market to Exceed $4 Billion in US by 2017

Early Devices such as Smart Thermostats Provide a Gateway to Further Adoption of Home Automation
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Currently valued at $1.5 billion, but with only 1.5 to 2.5 percent penetration in most states, the home energy management systems (HEMS) market is poised for significant growth, according to a report by GTM Research. The firm forecasts that the U.S. HEMS market will be worth over $4 billion by 2017.


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Sept. 2, 2013: ZigBee Protocol Is Home Automation Leader

Bluetooth Is Fastest Growing Protocol
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Home automation devices employing the ZigBee open standard protocol were the market share leaders in 2012, with shipments of 4.5 million, narrowly beating out proprietary protocol offerings, according to a report by ABI Research.


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Offering Homeowners Choice and Control

Intelligent HVAC Contractors Considering Smart Technology
By Cherie Preville
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Home automation is growing exponentially, and if your house does not feature some form of automation, it’s likely that a family member’s friend’s, or neighbor’s does. 


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Leading Lessons for Aspiring Home Automation Contractors

Industry Partnerships, Marketing, and Training Necessary for Success
By Cherie Preville
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In today’s competitive marketplace, many heating and cooling contracting businesses are performing work outside of the typical HVAC umbrella. 


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