Session Introduction - Smart Home Energy & Heating
Developments in the European market for smart thermostats, including multizonal heating control systems. A look at energy monitoring, smart plugs and remote diagnostics as good add-ons to smart thermostats.
SmarThor, research platform for multi-energy systems and markets
The world of energy is changing rapidly and this impacts the existing business models in the energy sector. Plenty of smart technologies are available but a commercial breakthrough is often hampered by the lack of effective customer involvement and an appropriate regulatory framework.
SmarThor combines the EnergyVille expertise in envisioning, user behavior, business modelling, ICT-systems and optimization strategies with a low regulated zone in order to test technology, user interactions and market models in real life conditions.