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emPower ‘Reduce Your Use’ will help increase RMR

Company says new partnership with utility will save customers money and drive demand for ‘smart’ thermostats and security systems

VIENNA, Va.— has found a new way to tap into consumers’ growing interest in saving energy: It is partnering with a California utility in a program that gives customers extra savings on their utility bills if they cut energy usage during peak demand times. New Smart Schedule smart for dealers

New feature matches home activity to thermostat schedules and makes customers ‘stickier’

VIENNA, Va.— has added a new feature to its emPower home automation and energy management platform, one that it says makes homeowners even more invested in their security systems because it allows them to use data the security systems collect to better program their thermostats to save energy and money.

‘Extreme Temps’ helps keep customers ‘sticky’’s new feature saves energy when it’s very hot or cold and keeps customers more engaged with their security systems

VIENNA, Va.— this month announced the release of its new “Extreme Temps” feature, the most recent addition to its emPower energy management home automation platform.

ISC West features new partnerships and acquisitions


LAS VEGAS—What was new on Day 1 of ISC West 2011? As usual, there were a number of partnership announcements and a couple of acquisitions; new this year was lots of talk about physical security information management systems. PSIM announcements abounded on the show floor.