Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

Thermoneystat Takes the Shock Out of Energy Bills

18 Feb , 2015  


Tired of high energy bills? Thermoneystat sets the temperature by dollars instead of degrees PC World, February 11, 2015 A new Kickstarter project called Thermoneystat aims to take the shock out of energy bills by letting you choose how much you want to spend. Instead of setting the temperature by degrees, Thermoneystat asks for a […]

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Program Evaluation, Programs & Policy

Nest Thermostat Keeps Getting Better

13 Feb , 2015  

Nest-Thermostat Smart Thermostats

Nest: Look How Much Money We’re Saving You! PC Mag, February 3, 2015 The Nest Learning Thermostat saves U.S. customers about 10 to 15 percent on heating and cooling bills, according to new reports. Based on two independent studies and one internal one, Nest on Monday touted the positive results, revealing average savings of $131 […]

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Building Technology, Whole Building

Looking for the Perfect Gift? Browse The ‘Smart Home’ Holiday Gift Guide

19 Dec , 2014  

We’ve heard how a “Smart Home” will use the Internet of Things (IoT) to change life in the 21st Century. The single most important facet rapidly becoming clear to manufacturers is that these thingssell best if they are designed to be both modular and mixable on the same home network.

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Building Technology, HVAC

Nest Thermostat Software Updates to Increase Efficiency

5 Nov , 2014  

The Nest Learning Thermostat’s trademark feature—its ability to dial things up or down depending on whether you’re at home or not—is getting tweaked for increased efficiency. Nest is rolling out a software update this week that it says will improve auto-schedule, and reduce a user’s utility bills.

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Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

Nest: Google’s Foothold in Behavioral and Big Data Efficiency Markets

22 Jan , 2014  


Google may have found its long-sought path into the energy utility market with its acquisition of Nest Labs and the Nest Learning Thermostat.

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