Make your ordinary appliances smart and your home more efficient–without the need for an expensive retrofit or sensors on every device.
Smart homes are the future, but are the risks really worth the rewards?
GreenTech Advocates takes a look at how American “smart homes” aren’t quite as ready for prime time as they should be.
Eragy has updated its home energy monitoring software, available on the Control4 platform to help you manage your energy consumption.
In Las Vegas, LG says it’s pulling together its full range of smart-appliance technologies to deliver the smart home of the future now.
Researchers, noting the pervasiveness of Facebook, take a smart plug and study how the smart home might take on a “social shape.”
What if your could manage all of your existing home’s energy usage from one remote control? That’s the idea behind the Smart Switch concept.
A company called Humdinger is rolling out a tiny device called the MicroBelt that harvests the vibration of the wind to power the smart building sensors of the future.
A new home energy management system increases energy efficiency by learning users’habits and creating intelligent programs for saving energy with heating, cooling and hot water.
The off-grid zeroHouse collects its own water, recycles its own wastes and provides its own power, via a fleet of solar panels over the two bedrooms hooked up to a battery bank.