To Americans, main benefits include increased convenience, increased security, reduced energy bill
May 3, 2016
Consumer awareness of the connected home is growing quickly, according to findings released from connected home studies fielded by Kelton Global and Research Now in the U.S. Commissioned by Nest, the studies were designed to uncover consumer sentiment about the connected home market.
Investment will expand and accelerate Nortek’s solutions for the connected home
April 21, 2016
Nortek Inc. announced it has signed an agreement to acquire a 25 percent stake in MiOS Limited, a global technology company focused on developing and distributing advanced control and monitoring solutions for the home and small enterprise markets.
Report identifies smart home opportunities within the home energy management market
April 6, 2016
Parks Associates has announced new home energy management data from its report, The Evolution of Home Energy Management, showing 70 percent of U.S. households with smart energy devices report saving money due to reduced energy consumption.
At the 2016 AHR Expo in Orlando, Florida, zoning manufacturers showcased next-generation equipment that harnessed the Internet of Things and interconnectivity, granting homeowners full control over each area of their homes.
Carrier has announced the launch of its Cor™ smart home automation system — enabling homeowners to secure, control, and remotely manage their home’s most critical systems, including heating and cooling, from the convenience of a mobile app.
Will streamline and improve customer service for dealers, and offer home connectivity for consumers
December 21, 2015
Rinnai America announced it is introducing a wireless module and app for its gas tankless water heaters. By integrating Wi-Fi connectivity, new and existing residential and commercial tankless water heaters can be monitored and controlled via smart devices for water heating management, control, and maintenance.
Combination to provide whole home solutions for customers
December 7, 2015
Direct Energy®, one of North America’s leading energy and energy-related services providers, has combined its residential and home services divisions to create a single division, called Direct Energy Home™. The new division will focus on serving customers’ entire home, including providing energy and services, and more.