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2013-02-06 12:30:34

DALLAS, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Parks Associates, host of Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer, today announced new research showing consumer interest in connected home controls and security devices is strong, with 56% of U.S. broadband households willing to buy door/window sensors, 53% for door locks, 49% for outdoor cameras, and 44% for lighting controls. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120725/MM46080LOGO-a) The international research firm will...

2013-02-05 12:23:07

DALLAS, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International research firm Parks Associates, host of the annual Smart Energy Summit, will present new research on the markets for residential energy services and management in the webcast "Business Models for Energy Services" on Thursday, February 7, 1-2:15 P.M. Media are invited to register. All registrants receive the presentation materials. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120725/MM46080LOGO-a) The webcast features Tom Kerber, director of...

2013-01-30 12:20:50

DALLAS, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Parks Associates announced today 60-80% of U.S. broadband home owners are willing to pay for energy-saving products such as smart thermostats, smart water-tank controllers, and attic insulation; however, the perceived value varies widely. Consumers will pay $109 for a smart water-tank controller and $77 for a smart thermostat that save them 20% on their energy bills, compared to $256 for attic insulation for the same savings. (Logo:...

2013-01-24 12:25:11

DALLAS, Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International research firm Parks Associates announced new tech support research today showing the do-it-yourself (DIY) model is the dominant, but not preferred, method for consumers setting up new connected or mobile devices. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120307/MM66462LOGO) The firm's Creating Holistic Consumer Technology Support Services reports, among U.S. broadband households purchasing new devices, 81% set up a new tablet on their...

2013-01-22 12:22:53

DALLAS, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Parks Associates today announced Jeremy Eaton, VP & GM, Honeywell Smart Grid Solutions, Honeywell, and Kevin Meagher, VP, GM, Smart Home, Lowe's Companies, Inc., will deliver keynotes at the upcoming Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer. The event, hosted by Parks Associates on February 25-27, San Antonio, addresses the growing market for new energy management services and technologies and opportunities for new partnerships between...

2013-01-16 12:22:16

DALLAS, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New consumer research from Parks Associates indicates 54% of U.S. broadband households own a programmable thermostat, which can be an effective tool in reducing energy costs, except only 44% of owners are confident it is programmed correctly. Parks Associates' new whitepaper "Residential Energy Savings through Data Analytics" addresses innovations in HVAC controls and strategies that leverage data analytics to improve energy efficiency and to reduce...

2013-01-15 12:21:49

DALLAS, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Parks Associates today announced executives from Duke Energy, Reliant, PlanetEcosystems, and San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) will participate in the interactive session "The Role of Energy Providers in Home Energy Management" during the fourth-annual Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer, February 25-27 in San Antonio, Texas. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120725/MM46080LOGO-a) "Our research shows the U.S. market will...

2013-01-09 12:23:45

DALLAS, Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Parks Associates today announced a new whitepaper at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) that features the firm's analysts addressing key trends reshaping the connected home. The research firm states broadband penetration will exceed 650 million households worldwide and nearly 430 million households worldwide will have a data network this year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120307/MM66462LOGO)...

2013-01-08 12:28:17

DALLAS, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Parks Associates hosts leading digital-home executives today at the seventh-annual CONNECTIONS(TM) Summit in the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC), 2(nd) floor, Rooms S204-205 at 2013 International CES. The summit features interactive panel sessions focused on service provider strategies, monetization opportunities for connected devices and smart TVs, digital content for multiple platforms, and value-added services. A networking...

2013-01-07 12:25:34

DALLAS, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International research firm Parks Associates invites media to attend the 7(th) annual CONNECTIONS(TM) Summit at CES,10 A.M.-5:15 P.M. on Tuesday, January 8, 2013, in Las Vegas, followed by a reception sponsored by Lowe's at 6 p.m. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120725/MM46080LOGO-b) CONNECTIONS(TM) Summit features five interactive panel sessions focused on new roles for service providers and new...