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The US Smart Thermostat Market Is Potentially Massive

February 22, 2014 by Stephen Lacey

Smart Thermostat Market

Programmable thermostats have been on the market for a long time. In fact, the technology's roots go all the way back to 1885, when Albert Butz invented the "damper flapper," a regulated pulley system that automatically controlled air flow to a coal furnace.[read more]

Smart Thermostat Market Will Grow 10-Fold by 2020

November 3, 2013 by Katherine Tweed

Smart Thermostat Market Growth

The global smart thermostat market could be worth nearly $1.4 billion by 2020, up from about $100 million today, according to a new market study. The report takes a conservative approach to some market barriers, particularly utility involvement in the U.S. residential market.[read more]

Nest Labs and Sunrun Pair Smart Thermostats With Solar Energy

September 7, 2013 by Stephen Lacey

Two of the Bay Area's top clean energy companies -- Nest and Sunrun -- have joined forces in a marketing campaign to pair smart thermostats with solar. The two companies are hoping they can leverage the "cool" factor of each other's brands and entice more customers.[read more]