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.
Smart technology has evolved at a progressive rate. Has your business followed the trend? When smart products first took off they were only found in high-end homes. Now, smart technology is part of Main Street America and lives in many of our everyday household products.
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.
Users of the LUX/GEO can participate in demand response
January 25, 2016
Coming off the launch of its new Wi-Fi thermostat, the LUX/GEO, LUX Products Corp. has announced a collaboration with New York-based EnergyHub, a leading connected device solution for electric utilities, to power the application technology behind LUX Products’ new LUX/GEO smart thermostat.
It’s not just the tech-savvy who are on board with the smart home
January 25, 2016
The year 2020 has long been a benchmark for when the smart home will finally be mainstream, but according to the results of a survey released by Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC, that time may come sooner than originally thought.
Ayla’s IoT platform works with Encycle’s Swarm Energy Management
January 12, 2016
Ayla Networks, a global Internet of Things (IoT) platform for manufacturers, announced it has worked with smart energy management company Encycle Corp. to create a new IoT-connected thermostat for United Technologies Electronic Controls (UTEC).
When it comes to heating and air conditioning in the home, advancements within the components themselves are making units more energy efficient than ever. HVAC systems are increasingly communicating between the indoor and outdoor controls while also reducing heat loss and maximizing dehumidifying processes.