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EnergyHub's eye-catching home energy products

Targeting consumers, home energy start-up EnergyHub offers a colorful interface and sleek hardware designs.

5 Images By August 25, 2011


EnergyHub gets another jolt with $14.5 million

Brooklyn-based start-up with colorful home energy management interface wants to target consumers directly.

By August 25, 2011


EnergyHub makes beeline to consumer smart grid

Home energy management start-up will bypass slow-moving utilities and sell gear directly to consumers eager to try tech for home energy efficiency and control.

By July 21, 2011


Need a better thermostat? Look to your smartphone

Internet-connected dishwashers and TVs get lots of attention, but thermostats that can be remotely controlled bring new conveniences and help people actually use the scheduling features of programmable thermostats.

By January 19, 2012


Smart thermostat links to cloud for energy savings

EnergyHub's Mercury service, which connects to smart thermostats to optimize home energy settings, will be offered through broadband providers, thermostat makers, and utilities.

By August 1, 2011


PlotWatt Web app spots home energy hogs

Start-up can track big power-consuming appliances in the home, a feature that could make energy monitors better at pinpointing energy savings.

By August 10, 2011


In Nest Labs, finally an Apple of home energy

Nest Labs and its Learning Thermostat bring Silicon Valley's strengths in consumer electronics and software programming to energy, a shift that can go a long way to bringing green technology home to consumers.

By October 25, 2011


Smart thermostats to get smart cloud software

The familiar manual Honeywell thermostat will get a 21st-century upgrade by connecting over the Internet to Opower's home energy-efficiency recommendation service.

By September 13, 2011


The skinny on gadgets' growing energy appetite

Energy use from the menagerie of consumer electronics -- PCs, iPad, DVRs, etc. -- has ballooned, a result of our always-on lifestyle. Better efficiency and powering down can help.

By April 22, 2012


Texans take a shine to in-home energy displays

A simple gadget that displays real-time energy usage from a smart meter prompted consumers to save energy in CenterPoint Energy smart-grid pilot.

By July 27, 2011