Because they automatically respond to temperature changes, thermostats play a key role in weather-related changes in energy demand.
The EPA will work with Freddie Mac to “influence lending practices in ways that encourage investments in energy efficiency” at multifamily housing units.
Google’s move is a starting shot in the race to become the go-to smart home provider, putting in place stepping stones to realizing a future in which our homes will become one ecosystem.
People may be willing to pay more for energy-efficient light bulbs if the overall energy costs are clearly stated on the label.
Cleantech gets a jolt with Google’s $3.2 billion deal to acquire Nest Labs, maker of pretty and smart thermostats, smoke alarms and who knows what’s next.
Here’s a list of some of the most common New Year’s resolutions, revamped with an energy-efficient spin.
To be clear, incandescents are not disappearing at the first of the year — they’re just getting more efficient.