Energy & Other Home Systems - Articles, Stories & Interviews

Microsoft & Johnson Controls reinvents the thermostat

Utilizing Windows 10 IoT Core, Cortana voice services, and Azure Cloud, GLAS is a simple to use, elegant thermostat that brings leading energy savings and air quality monitoring to everyday spaces. Johnson Controls is reinventing the thermostat and our lives.

Wireless Charging for Electronics

Wireless charging for electronics delivers a number of benefits over traditional cable connectors—some of which aren’t immediately obvious but will become so in the near future.

High-Tech SmartHome Upgrades to Include in Your Remodel

Being able to control your home with the touch of a button is the stuff that futuristic dreams are made of, so it only makes sense to include remote control blinds as a part of your techie home upgrade plan. Install motorized blinds in your home not just to look cool, but to

Could a Smart Water Heater Be Part of the Renewable Grid Equation?

Scientists are currently toying with compressed air tanks—but another idea would place energy storage squarely in the hands of residents, through the humble water heater.

Unleashing IoT on an Aging Infrastructure

From smart homes to technology-based urban growth and improvement, these are a few of the challenges we face

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Parks Associates: Offering $100 Rebate More Than Doubles Purchase Intentions For Smart Thermostats

New report shows only 30% of consumers believe that smart thermostats are affordable

Home Prime: How Alexa Catapults Amazon Into The Pinnacle Of The Smart Home Market

Shanthi Rexaline , Benzinga: Amazon has begun assembling a team comprising in-house gadget experts, its own version of Best Buy's Geek Squad.

Apple Stores featuring Apple Home app and new interactive HomeKit demos

Benjamin Mayo for 9to5Mac: Apple has rolled out new in-store displays to select Apple Stores, demoing how users can take advantage of the Home app and HomeKit accessories to create smart home experiences.

Parks Associates: Only 10% of Users Use Their Personal Assistant Device or App to Control Smart Home Devices

New research examines challenges and strategies for smart home products and services

Energy & Other Home Systems - News Headlines

AMETEK Electronic Systems Protection Appoints Kent Dunn Business Development Manager for ESP and SurgeX Brands

AMETEK Electronic Systems Protection, a recognized leader in advanced power protection, intelligent diagnostics, and remote monitoring, today announces the appointment of Kent Dunn as business development manager, effective immediately.

Smart Homes Receive Water Upgrade With New Technology From Culligan International

Groundbreaking Culligan Connect™ Wi-Fi Mobile App Gives Homeowners Control Over Remote Water Monitoring

LG Hom-Bot Turbo+ Robot Vacuums Deliver Smarter, Quieter Way To Clean

New Wi-Fi-Enabled Vacuums Perform More-Connected Clean With Home Security Features and Google Assistant Compatibility

Energy & Other Home Systems - Featured Product

Watercop + Z-wave Technology = Complete Water Control

Watercop + Z-wave Technology = Complete Water Control

The WaterCop family of products continues to grow! We now offer Z-wave technology that allows remote control of a home's main water supply via phone or internet. It's perfect for people who want peace of mind that they can shut off water in homes from nearly anywhere using Z-wave protocol. Z-wave joins systems WaterCop Pro, LeakStop, WaterCop Classic, Outdoor, and Large Valve (1 ½"-4") Integration. Visit www.watercop.com to learn more.

Energy & Other Home Systems - Featured Company

DynaQuip Controls

DynaQuip Controls