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Home Systems Integration Offers Visibility and Control Over Energy Use

Home Systems Integration Offers Visibility and Control Over Energy Use

Posted on 24. Jul, 2009 by .

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Jay Bakaler was very severe with me. “Don’t call it home automation!” he said. “Home automation got a bad name in the 80s and 90s, and now when people hear that word, they all run for the hills. What we do is systems integration, also called whole-house control systems. It’s more about choosing the right standalone systems and carefully and thoughtfully putting them together.”

[Update: Bakaler, who was working with Ultimate Control at the time that this article was written, has since left to found his own company, Metro Eighteen.] [...]

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