New Honeywell Wi-Fi Thermostat Helps Utilities Keep The Lights On And Save Customers Money
• South Sioux City Is First Municipality to Implement New Wi-Fi Thermostat as Part of City-wide Effort to Cut Energy Consumption, Costs
• Expands on Honeywell’s 30+ Years of Working With Utilities on Energy Efficiency and Reliability Programs
MINNEAPOLIS, June 10, 2013 – Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced Total Connect Comfort with ADR, a new Wi-Fi-enabled thermostat for the home that also connects with a suite of utility technology and services to manage energy consumption. The solution helps consumers trim their electricity bills while enabling utilities to avoid brownouts and blackouts during summer’s hottest days.
With this technology, utilities recruit homeowners to participate in programs to reduce their energy use when demand spikes, also known as automated demand response (ADR). Participating customers receive a Honeywell Wi-Fi programmable thermostat, valued at $150, installed in their home free of charge. [Read more...]