OAKLAND, Calif. & LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Whisker Labs, which is bringing next generation home energy intelligence technologies to market, today announced that its Connected Savings℠ platform was named Energy Efficiency Product of The Year in the 2017 TechHome® Mark of Excellence Awards, presented by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™. The award was presented to Whisker Labs at the Mark of Excellence Awards Reception during CES 2017.
The TechHome® Mark of Excellence Awards recognize the best in installed technology. Each year manufacturers, distributors and systems integrators compete in more than 30 award categories for this coveted honor. Whisker Labs’ Connected Savings platform was recognized for its ability to deliver unprecedented energy intelligence to consumers through the integration of Internet of Things (IoT)-connected smart home devices, proprietary weather data, and its patented and predictive algorithms.
“The Connected Savings platform is designed for consumers seeking energy savings, comfort and custom insights; utilities looking to meet demand response and energy efficiency goals with increased customer engagement and value; and OEM partners that manufacture smart home devices such as thermostats, appliances, security systems and other connected home offerings,” said Amena Ali, chief revenue officer, Whisker Labs. “We are thrilled that our pioneering platform has been recognized by the Consumer Technology Association at CES 2017 as the Energy Efficiency Product of the Year.”
Connected Savings delivers a set of benefits to customers, utilities and smart home OEM vendors:
- Energy Efficiency – Through its robust IoT-centric ecosystem of industry-leading smart home partners, including Honeywell, ecobee and Emerson, Connected Savings intelligently optimizes devices for automated energy efficiency programs that deliver unmatched results. The platform also provides consumers with personalized data-driven insights via a Home Energy ScoreCard that enables energy savings while maximizing comfort.
- Demand Response Management System – Connected Savings takes a device agnostic approach providing a single interface across all devices (BYOD). By aggregating device data, along with smart meter and its own weather data, the platform implements a variety of tailored DR strategies. The embedded predictive algorithms produce highly accurate capacity and load forecasts to drive DR event planning and management for both residential and SMB customers. Its scalable, flexible architecture fits the utility DR and EE needs of today while allowing for expanded capabilities in the future.
- Customer Engagement – The Connected Savings Engagement portal enables customers to easily enroll in utility programs, connect their devices, access their customized Home Energy Scorecard, and other utility information, all from the palm of their hand.
About Whisker Labs
Whisker Labs, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Earth Networks, delivers next generation home energy intelligence technology to realize the full potential of the connected home. Whisker Labs’ sensing and software platform optimizes connected devices, and brings non-connected devices online for home efficiency, fault detection, and peace of mind. Our platform is used by market leaders for enhanced energy efficiency and intelligent demand response. For more information, visit www.whiskerlabs.com.