Temperature control is the perfect complement to light and shade control because it provides the ability to adjust heating and cooling systems any time of day – even while away from home, saving up to 16% or more of heating and cooling energy usage.
Potential energy savings: 16%
Many appliances – like computer monitors – consume energy 24 hours a day, accounting for 10% of a typical home’s electricity use. Turning off this standby power as part of a total home control system saves energy.
Potential energy savings: 10%
Dimming a standard halogen or incandescent light bulb by 25% saves 20% lighting energy. Dim more and you’ll save more. Sensors and a timeclock also help save energy by turning off lights when they are not needed.
Potential energy savings: 20%