Offers a combination of solar, battery storage, smart electric water heater, and Nest thermostat
March 11, 2016
SolarCity is introducing a Smart Energy Home offering to new residential customers in Hawaii. It includes advanced technology: solar photovoltaic (PV), battery storage, smart electric water heaters, and the Nest Learning Thermostat, all coordinated by a home gateway.
North America held the largest market share in 2015, Asia-Pacific expected to hold the major share by 2022
March 8, 2016
The global home energy management system (HEMS) market is forecast to grow from $864.2 million in 2015 to $3.15 billion in 2022, increasing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.36 percent between 2016 and 2022, according to a new report published by MarketsandMarkets.
ecobee Inc. announced that its ecobee3 smart Wi-Fi thermostat with room sensors is the first thermostat to be directly compatible with the Amazon Echo system, offering homeowners added convenience and comfort through Amazon’s cloud-based voice service, Alexa.
Homes in the pilot that integrated with WeatherBug Home saved three times more electricity
February 9, 2016
Consumers who integrated WeatherBug Home’s HVAC control and optimization capabilities with their connected thermostat saved 16.5 percent when cooling their home as compared to 5.1 percent HVAC savings using a connected thermostat –– saving 11.4 percent more in HVAC energy use — according to results from a pilot study.