Homeowners are upgrading their thermostats to cloud-based, wireless smart thermostats in an effort to reign in their heating and cooling costs. What homeowners don’t realize is that the smart thermostat is much more than a cost-saving gadget – it’s a symbol of a new battle between corporations and utilities over control/data of our home systems.
So what does your smart thermostat know about you and your home, and what is really at stake? David Ferris’ article in Midwest Energy News explains the consequences. Read more.