Energy & Other Home Systems - Articles, Stories & Interviews

Ecobee CEO on the Future of the Connected Home

Phat Chiem for Gadget Review: To hear more about where the voice-enabled smart home is headed, we caught up with ecobee founder and CEO Stuart Lombard on the convention floor at Collision.

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

Integrating Home Automation into Your Kitchen Remodel

A remodel is the perfect time to consider budgeting for smart appliances and making your meals—and therefore your hectic life—a little bit simpler.

BAS or EMS: Which Is Right for Your Facility?

A flexible, powerful Network Thermostat energy management system provides similar features of a BAS/BMS and is typically installed at less than 50 percent of the cost.

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Energy & Other Home Systems - Featured Stories

IKEA Trådfri Smart Lighting System to Get Apple HomeKit Support

Tim Hardwick for MacRumors: Swedish home store IKEA has announced that its recently announced Trådfri smart lighting system will soon be compatible with HomeKit, Apple's smart home management platform.

Indianapolis 500 hosts '5G' smart home

Sean Kinney for RCR Wireless: The pre-standard 5G demo involves Verizon, Ericsson and Intel.

Google Assistant can now control more appliances and smart home devices

Rita El Khoury for Android Police: Yesterday we learned that Google Assistant is about to offer more capabilities on your phones and gain several smart and interesting features.

Samsung to detail new Tizen OS for smart home appliances, IoT devices

Agam Shah for PC World: Samsung will talk about the operating system's architecture and roadmap at the Tizen Developers Conference on Tuesday.

Energy & Other Home Systems - News Headlines

Just Add Power to Demonstrate Ultimate Video Distribution Flexibility at InfoComm 2017

Using J+P's New Versatile 2GΩ/3G+ Devices, Integrators Can Seamlessly Scale Systems to Match Application Requirements and Solve 4K Upgrade Challenges

Bose Professional Includes Stampede as a ProAV Distribution Partner

Stampede's value-added sales strategy will help drive sales of Bose Professional loudspeakers, amplifiers, networking and signal processing solutions to more customers in a wider range of vertical markets.

Wemo to Support Apple HomeKit

Coming Soon - Wemo Bridge To Enable Apple HomeKit Compatibility for Wemo Line Up of Smart Plugs and Light Switches

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