Surprise! Connected Devices Waste A Lot of Energy-1415

Surprise! Connected Devices Waste A Lot of Energy

There are hidden energy hogs in your home, and they have nothing to do with your thermostat. Your connected devices (wi-fi enabled electronics that connect to the internet) are consuming energy at an alarming rate, and their appetite is growing. According to a recent report by the International Energy Agency, our connected devices, such as TVs, set-top boxes and game…

How Saving Energy Boosts Local Economies-1360

How Saving Energy Boosts Local Economies

We spend a lot on energy,  about $5000 – $7000 per year per household.  What would happen if we saved a modest amount?  It turns out that our high spending on energy use at the household level, creates high city-wide energy spending, and so even a modest level of savings — say just 5% — can create a multi-millon dollar…

We Wrote a Book!-1359

We Wrote a Book!

In an effort to take our crusade against energy waste beyond our apps, we’ve written our guide to saving energy at home. WattzOn has served thousands of homes, and we’ve compiled our know-how into this easy to follow guide that brings together the latest product research, and our experience of what really works at home. Online tools accompany the book, and…

WattzOn & Earth Day Network Challenge you to Reduce your Energy Use by 20%-1363

WattzOn & Earth Day Network Challenge you to Reduce your Energy Use by 20%

Earth Day is right around the corner, and we’re excited to announce a new partner in our mission to reduce energy waste. We’ve teamed up with Earth Day Network, the global coordinator of Earth Day, to provide our energy engagement tools to their members. Together, we are challenging families and individuals to reduce their personal energy use by 20% through habit…