The Swiss Army knife of future utility programs

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As smart thermostats and connected home technology become more integrated with utility DSM programs, it is important to understand the potential of these devices beyond deemed kWh savings. Besides the setback adjustments from these devices, the smarts in smart thermostats come from the granular data acquisition, the control and optimization algorithms, and the connection to the cloud. This provides the utility with a platform for out-of-the-box program offerings incorporating demand response, virtual home audits, and enhanced customer engagement. The attached white paper outlines more detailed information about the integration of these unique devices.

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Meet the authors
  1. Haider Khan, Senior Director, Energy Analytics

    With nearly 20 years of experience, Haider applies advanced energy analytics to solve complex problems for utility clients. View bio

  2. David Meisegeier, Vice President and Senior Technical Director, Energy

    David helps innovate customer-centric energy programs that meet utilities’ current and future needs, with nearly 30 years of experience in the energy industry. View bio

  3. Justin Mackovyak, Senior Director, Energy Program Implementation

    Justin leads program implementation and strategy for clients in the Mid-Atlantic region with more than 15 years’ experience.  View bio