TAG: Thermostat

Smart Thermostat

Thermostat-Auto-Away

There are many thermostats in the market that concentrate on home energy management featuring programmable settings that allow the user to save maximum power by scheduling the thermostat. However there is a thermostat that programs itself based on weather forecasts that effectively saves power as well as keeps the home at a perfect temperature. This auto programming is done by some intelligent software named ‘e5’. E5 is a demand-response software developed by EnergyHub and Earth Networks,with the help of more than 9,000 weather observation stations around the country. Owned by earth Networks, e5 receives periodic updates on weather conditions and reports to the… read more

Winterize Your Home

Winterize your home

As the winter weather approaches there are a few tips that will help you keep it green while winterizing your home.  These tips will not only help you have less of an environmental footprint they will also help you save a few dollars for that ever-growing Christmas list. Programmable thermostats allow you to select different temperatures for your house based on a schedule. This investment of less than $100 will save you up to $180 per year. Use it to program the temperature a little lower when away at work. No reason to overheat when there is nobody at home…. read more