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2011-07-25 10:31:00

ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the sweltering heat of summer, Americans love knowing they can hit the "down" arrow on their thermostats and enjoy cool air coming out of their air conditioning vents. But what if you hit that button and nothing happened? Intense heat in much of the country has many homeowners turning over the reins to their electric utility, many of which promise lower rates if you let them turn off your A/C on extreme temperature days. But some...

2011-07-12 14:48:00

READING, Pa., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) has launched Easy Cool Rewards, a new program to help customers with central air conditioning reduce their electricity costs. Easy Cool Rewards is another of the utility's residential energy efficiency programs designed to help customers save energy and money. Residential customers who participate in this voluntary program receive $60 and a Honeywell...

2011-06-07 07:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the arrival of the summer season and the return of hot, humid weather, Dominion Virginia Power is encouraging customers to take no-cost and low-cost steps to reduce their energy use and lower their electric bills. "Renters as well as homeowners can save on their electric bills," said Ken Barker, Dominion vice president of customer solutions and energy conservation. "These are easy and effective measures to help customers use energy wisely...

2011-06-01 12:25:00

DETROIT, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the official start of summer just around the corner, DTE Energy is offering the following tips to help customers save money and keep cool: Around the house -- Close blinds, shades and curtains to keep summer heat out. -- Keep the fireplace damper and doors tightly closed to prevent cooled air from escaping. -- Run the dishwasher in the cooler part of the day when the lower temperature can better offset the heat and humidity the appliance will...

2011-05-19 08:00:00

TORONTO, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ecobee, an energy management company, teamed with Macadamian, a global software consultancy, to design the first WiFi enabled full-color, touch screen home thermostat, and was recognized this week with two IDA awards. For its simple and intuitive design, ecobee received the Gold award for Energy Conservation Equipment and the Silver award for Residential Sustainable Design. ecobee sought expert help from Macadamian to ensure that its development...

2011-04-28 16:48:00

CHICAGO, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It's the time of year when customers are tackling projects to rid their home of clutter that accumulated over the long winter. While customers are sprucing up their home this spring, ComEd is encouraging them to look for ways to tidy-up their electric bill to save energy, reduce their environmental impact and keep a little more change in their pockets. Last summer was one of the hottest in decades(1) and as a result, ComEd's residential customers...

2011-03-01 07:00:00

DETROIT, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy is reaching out to help its natural gas business customers become more energy efficient. DTE Energy will provide free programmable thermostats (including installation) to the first 6,000 businesses that contact the company. The free thermostats are available only to DTE Energy's natural gas customers. "Adjusting temperature settings with a programmable thermostat for just eight hours a day can help businesses save as much as 10 percent...

2011-02-17 00:00:47

Holtzople Heating & Air Conditioning is pleased to announce its newly updated website found at http://www.Holtzople.com. The website has now been updated to make the customer experience even more user-friendly. Frederick, MD (PRWEB) February 16, 2011 Holtzople Heating & Air Conditioning is pleased to announce its newly updated website at http://www.Holtzople.com. The updated site makes it easier for customers to browse Holtzople's wide variety of products and services. Holtzople...

2011-02-01 08:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced it received a two-year extension to its contract with CPS Energy, managing installation and support services for the utility's Peak Saver demand response program. The program -- available to residential, multi-family, and small commercial customers in the San Antonio, Texas, area -- helps decrease electricity use when demand on the grid and production costs are at their highest. CPS Energy is able to stabilize...

2011-01-12 13:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) Name of product: Programmable...


Latest Programmable thermostat Reference Libraries

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2010-09-24 18:05:15

A thermostat regulates the temperature of a system and keeps the system's temperature at desired setpoint temperature. The device does this by turning heating and cooling devices on and off and regulating air flow of a heat transfer fluid as needed. This maintains the correct temperature. Thermostats may be used to control heating or cooling a system, or may be a component part of a heater or air conditioner. There are a variety of ways that thermostats can be constructed and could use...

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