Heating and cooling costs make up 50% of the average household energy bill. A few smart home devices can help you take a big chunk out of that. Install the right devices, and you’ll end up with a greener home and a lower monthly energy bill. Next, I am going to tell you about four smart home products that can combine to reduce your monthly heating and cooling bill by about 34% and sometimes much more.
UPDATE: It’s been over two years since the last Wiser Air app update. It appears development on this product has been stopped (read comments).
The Wiser Air is a smart thermostat that can talk to your smart meter. It will allow energy customers to more effectively manage their energy usage to save as much money as possible. It will also allow energy providers to better anticipate demand and more easily offer incentives for reducing usage during periods of high demand. That’s the plan anyway.Read More
If you plan on getting a smart thermostat and don’t have a c wire, please save yourself some headaches and get one. I promise it’s not expensive and just about anyone can do it.
So, how do you do it?Read More
So, you’re looking to join the craze and buy a smart thermostat? The Emerson Sensi WiFi thermostat is a sensible option that has a lot going for it.Read More
Those of you with electric baseboard heat or convectors don’t have to miss out on the smart thermostat fun anymore. The Stelpro Ki STZW402+ (Click to check price on Amazon) is a first. It is the first connected thermostat that works with high voltage heating systems available in North America. It is also the first product in the KI line of connected products from Stelpro. Read More