09 Jun '11, 4pm

EcoFactor Cuts Home Energy Use by 17%

EcoFactor Cuts Home Energy Use by 17%

EcoFactor is a company that you may begin to hear about in your neck of the woods. Today, they announced the results of several pilots and deployments of a personalized, SaaS-based solution for managing residential energy use. The results: households using EcoFactor saved an average of about 17% per month on energy and up to $56 per month in energy costs. What’ s interesting about EcoFactor is the fact that the customer doesn’t need to compromise comfort, change behavior, or monitor energy consumption — EcoFactor works in the background to save up to 30% on heating and cooling costs. For example, here’s how EcoFactor works in North Texas. A customer pays $19.95, and EcoFactor installs a communicating thermostat that uses the customer’s internet to interface with EcoFactor’s energy management service. Like cruise control for a car, EcoFactor keeps the customer’s desired tem...

Full article: http://www.jetsongreen.com/2011/06/ecofactor-reduces-heat...

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