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The energy company Essent offers customers a free E-thermostat when they subscribe to a 3-year contract for green energy. This allows them to remotely set the house’s temperature via their smartphone or tablet devices. Also, thanks to a built-in motion sensor, the heating is automatically turned off when you leave a room allowing consumers to save energy and money.
Why it matters
Consumers are looking for ways to improve their carbon footprint in easy and effective ways. They are also looking for ways to save on their energy expenses as prices have soared. Essent taps in to this by offering their customers an easy to use product that allows you to take control and save. How can other companies help their customers save money and help save the planet?
The Austrian builders Kallco and WBV-GPA are supporting the city of Vienna and its plans of constructing Europe’s biggest passive house-settlement, Eurogate. The plans ensure high quality indoor air, low carbon products and water-saving instruments that are all designed to create the perfect ecological indoor living environment.
Anyone for green curtains? These new, energy efficient curtains sport a razor-thin layer of alluminium or steel on the back. This not only protects against too much light, but also acts as an insulator to retain heat in winter and let it out during summer.