A wireless thermostat connected to heating and air conditioning systems in a home could provide many of the benefits of home energy monitoring displays. EcoFactor, a Silicon Valley start-up, has built a software service where it can gather energy information from a home over the Internet through a thermostat. By analyzing data, it can give consumers advice on how to cut energy use and help utilities scale back energy demand during peak times.
November 20, 2009 3:58 AM PST
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| Caption by: Martin LaMonica
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