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hvac

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New device traps, then zaps, airborne pathogens

Researchers say a new device called a soft X-ray electrostatic precipitator protected mice from airborne bacteria, viruses, and allergens, and could some day be incorporated into HVAC systems.

By February 4, 2013

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An energy monitor for the corner store

Powerhouse Dynamics raises $3 million and switches focus to small commercial customers who can monitor electricity and remotely control HVAC systems to save energy.

By November 1, 2011

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IBM connects dots for smarter buildings

IBM introduces Intelligent Building Manager software, which makes buildings more energy efficient by analyzing data from office cubes, HVAC systems, and other building hardware.

By June 8, 2011

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Heating vents may have given Target hackers their opening

Network credentials boosted from a Target contractor specializing in ventilation systems are the way that hackers likely got access to the company.

By February 5, 2014

Editors' Take

Fibaro smart home system

Fibaro smart home solution sets its sights on the US market with distinctive eye-like looks.

September 12, 2014

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Developer program makes Nest a focal point for the smart home

Nest's Developer Program puts Mercedes, Whirlpool, and other third party developers in touch with your smart thermostat.

By June 23, 2014

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Want a safe car? Check its cyber safety rating

At the Defcon hackers convention, a security research group proposes an automobile cyber safety rating system that could go far beyond hacking cars.

By August 9, 2014

Review

Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat

Honeywell's Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat can compete directly with the Nest Learning Thermostat on features, but it doesn't match the Nest's intuitive design.

September 8, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating September 8, 2013
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Vint Cerf: Your shirt shouldn't have Internet access

Google's chief Internet evangelist arrives at CES still bullish on the connected world -- with limits.

By January 8, 2013

Editors' Take

2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI

With the same chassis and weight improvements, but more torque than the gasoline version, the 2015 Golf TDI is worth paying just a bit more.

May 15, 2014

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