31 Jul '15, 3am

New post from Home Energy: [Blog] The Convergence of Technology in the Home

Huge changes are happening across a variety of industries that will significantly change the way we live. These include the advent of the “smarthome” with the ability to remotely control devices, the rise in popularity of electric vehicles, and the evolution of the solar industry moving past parity with buying energy from the grid. Each of these changes will significantly change our lives as well as how we interact with energy and all of the devices that use it. The “smarthome” promises safety, convenience and energy efficiency. Smart devices, such as the SmartThings hub and companion products, enable us to feel safer with motion activated security systems, allow remote viewing via cameras, and control access of individuals into your home. Products such as the Nest thermostat certainly make life more convenient and comfortable, automatically adjusting the temperature based...

Full article: http://www.homeenergy.org/show/blog/nav/blog/id/731

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