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Thursday, November 3, 2011


Tony Fadell who, back in the day, was in charge of the iPod at Apple *just* launched a brand new product called Nest. 10% of all U.S. energy is controlled by thermostats. That’s the equivalent of 1.7 billion barrels of oil per year. But in most homes the thermostat is an unassuming beige box. It doesn’t matter if it’s a manual or complicated programmable thermostat,we do with it what we’ve always done: get up, walk over to it, and change the temperature. Every few hours. Every day. 1,500 times a year.Nest