Smart energy home
Seen here are some of the components of Reliant Energy's "smart energy home." They include a home energy management application, accessible over the Internet. The application lets consumers track electricity usage and schedule the thermostat and when to run power-hungry jobs, such as charging an electric car and running big appliances.
January 9, 2011 9:12 AM PST
Photo by: Martin LaMonica/CNET
| Caption by: Martin LaMonica
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