If dealing with the summer heat hasn’t been easy, you can rest assured that you’re not alone. Fortunately, there are plenty of things you can do to beat that summer heat, many of which either won’t cost you a dime or will save you a whole bunch of them! Not sure where to start? Here are five tried and true tips for keeping the heat at bay, all of which are worthy of your attention.
Nest Labs left no stone unturned today with four announcements that updated and unified Nest’s offerings. The new Nest products will be available for purchase directly from California Energy Services. The Nest Cam was unveiled (bye Dropcam) with 1080p video quality, a new stand, and improvements on features. The second generation Nest Protect has improved smoke detection. The Nest Learning Thermostat is getting a software update that provides better integrations with Cam and Protect. And finally, the redesigned Nest app that allows you to control all your Nest products from one place.
The well-known “Smart” thermostat claims to save you
I am intensely curious about people’s energy habits. Being a building scientist, most of my day is spent documenting, fixing, and reporting on the energy usage of someone’s actual home. This includes things like how efficient their appliances are, or how much insulation they have. However, occupant behavior is the largest factor in someone’s utility bill.
We all want to save energy and money, right? Check out Kyle’s October NEST home energy report. See why his energy usage changed, and how much savings in monthly utilty bills this modern thermostat gave him last month! Why did his energy use change? Read more to find out about this smart thermostat.
Sharing with you how the Nest Thermostat is impacting our energy savings! Around the office, we all have a Nest thermostat installed at home. We saved 31 hours of energy this past month. Learn more about this great conservation tool that tracks your consumption and cheers you on for saving money and energy.
We love Nest. Their products aren’t just cool pieces of technology – they’re designed to keep you safe. In addition to intelligent climate control, Nest Products are designed to alert you and your family when carbon monoxide levels reach unhealthy levels, or of a fire. People frequently don’t realize the Nest Thermostat and the Nest Protect (a carbon monoxide and smoke detector) are a match made in heaven (when it comes to home air safety).
Headed out to enjoy the scenic Northern California coastline? Taking a week off to go camping in the Sierra Nevadas? No matter where you’re headed for vacation, leaving home can be a hectic process. Managing your home’s energy while you’re away often gets left out of vacation planning. What people often don’t realize is going away can be a great opportunity to save energy with a couple, simple steps.
This Mother’s Day, give Mom the Nest Learning Thermostat. It learns her temperature preferences and programs itself to keep her comfortable. And unlike flowers or jewelry, it can help her save energy. Order from California Energy Services by May 11 and we’ll wrap it for free.
Set yourself on the path to energy efficiency by gaining control of your heating and cooling with a Nest Thermostat. The Nest Thermostat can help you save energy no matter what the season. It programs itself automatically, turns itself down when you’re away and can be controlled from anywhere using your phone, tablet or laptop.