Nest – the learning thermostat

A very good example of how computer science can make a difference in energy management. I wonder how complex the algorithms behind the smart thermostat really are. In my opinion, this is the right way to improve energy efficiency in buildings since it does not waste the consumer’s time with boring configuration and control tasks. The founder of the company was responsible for the development of the iPod at Apple. Here is a link: http://www.nest.com/.

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