In this day of 'Green Solutions', Energy Efficiency, and the willingness to do our part we search for more ways to bring new technologies and energy savings to our clients. In today's New York Times Energy & Environment Section, Kate Galbraith writes an article that speaks to a time when appliances are on the same 'wave length' as the power grid. Read on and please do post a comment to let us know your thoughts.
Is Big Brother watching?
Ms. Galbraith writes: This month GE began distributing a type of water heater that can link to the Smart Electric Meters that are being doled out around the country... the first such "smart appliances" sold commercially in the United States, Industry experts believe.
In a previous article written by Ms. Galbraith on May 20, 2009, 'Google Rolls Out Home Energy Software' we read that Google partnered with eight utility companies that will be the first to use the "Google Power Meter". The idea suggests that a device that will be connected to the utility company meter can monitor a homeowner's power usage and therefore make consumers more aware of the resources being used. Read more....
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