Smart home technology, once a niche and expensive concept, has taken off over the last decade. One-in-four Americans now have a smart speaker in their homes, and millions of smart thermostats have sold since Nest launched its first-generation model in 2011.
While these devices hold a lot of promise, can you actually save energy at home using smart home technology? Check out our resources below to learn more about smart home technology and how it impacts energy use both at home and in your community.
This detailed, but easy-to-understand FAQ provides answers to many of the top questions around smart home technology today, with a particular focus on ways to save energy.
This infographic provides an inside-the-home look at many smart home technologies – including smart thermostats, home energy storage and smart lighting – and details some of the attributes and benefits of these devices.