Home
About Our Home Builders
TechHomes Blog
About Us
For Home Builders
For Installers / Designers
For Brokers /Agents
Links
Contact
Warming Up to Climate Control
Written by Rick
CNet news is running an article called "Warming up to climate control tech".  Good article on how more-and-more homeowners are embracing technology to save energy, thus saving $'s.   In particular, the author discusses an emerging trend of homeowners signing up to have their energy use monitored in real time by the utility... "During peak periods, when electricity costs the most and can be harder to come by, these providers reduce energy consumption via a command, sent to a computer on your power meter, that slightly throttles air conditioners or other select appliances. ".

While I'm not yet convinced that I should allow an outside utility or service  to dynamically change anything in my home, I am a big fan of using technologies like programmable thermostats and multi-zone HVAC systems to maintain my own control over climate in my home... saving energy and $'s.
[ Back ]

View/Add Comments (0)




TechHomes is a free service for home buyers seeking new homes with smart home technology, home theaters and connectivity built in. Home buyers can search and read information about tech-savvy new home builders and browse new smart home communities in their area. Home buyers and homeowners can find home technology installers and designers that focus on providing home technology and installing smart home solutions in existing and new homes.

Link to us   |  Contact us   |  Privacy   |  Links
For Home Builders   |  For Brokers & Agents   |  For Installers & Designers
Copyright 2005-2007 TechHomes.com