Schneider Electric and Partner on Home Energy Management

June 5, 2013
PALATINE, Ill. and Vienna, VA– June 5, 2013 – Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, today announced a partnership with, the leader in interactive security and connected home services, to bring the Wiser home management system to home builders, utilities and other service providers in the energy efficiency space . The partnership capitalizes on Schneider Electric's global presence in energy management and's unparalleled back-end, data-processing and user interface capabilities. Schneider Electric's Wiser home management system leverages's Connected Home platform and offers homeowners and property managers the ability to proactively track and manage electricity usage in real-time, monitor the power generated by rooftop solar panels and operate connected thermostats and load control devices more intelligently to reduce energy usage.

Schneider Electric's Wiser home management system, powered by, seamlessly connects utilities and consumers. Wiser also enables homeowners to better control energy and save money, with features such as thermostat and lighting control that can be easily accessed through the web portal,, or the Wiser app, available for Android devices, in addition to iPads, iPhones and iPods. This simplified, combined offering gives customers visibility and control of household energy use, enables homeowners to drive energy efficiency by reducing or shifting energy use during peak times, and provides customizable settings for optimal comfort. Customers using the Wiser home management system also have a flexible option for extending their energy management services into a whole home security and monitoring solution with's Interactive Security services, provided by's nationwide network of authorized security dealers.

"We believe that by combining's best in class platform technology with Schneider Electric's proven energy management capabilities, we are delivering a comprehensive residential energy management solution for the market," said Yann Kulp, Vice President, Strategy & Business Development, EcoBusiness North America, Schneider Electric. "By partnering with home builders, utilities and others in the residential energy ecosystem, this integrated Wiser solution gives homeowners the ability to feel secure, reduce energy use and save money, in one simplified, combined offer."

"Energy management is a key part of the Connected Home of the future," said Alison Slavin, co-founder and vice president of Product Management. "'s platform has been designed to easily integrate the expanding Internet of Things and connect them through a powerful and secure Cloud Service. Through's partnership with Schneider Electric, we're powering the tools to enable consumers to understand their home's energy usage profile and more effectively take action to save energy without sacrificing convenience and comfort."

The Wiser home management system includes an energy monitor, smart thermostat, internet gateway, in-home display, smart plug and other load controls, web portal and mobile app usability. The Wiser smart thermostat is programmable and communicates usage and pricing via changing color screens. Built with ZigBee® Smart Energy technology, it's connected to other system components and remotely controllable by the in-home display, the Wiser Home Management web portal, and the Wiser app. The in-home display is a control center and dashboard that is designed as a real-time communication path from the utility to the customer. The system is designed to securely enable load control and demand management.

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About Schneider Electric
As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in Utilities & Infrastructure, Industries & Machines Manufacturers, Non-residential Building, Data Centers & Networks and in Residential. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the company's 140,000 plus employees achieved sales of 30.8 billion US dollars (24 billion euros) in 2012, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations make the most of their

Founded in 2000, is the industry leading technology provider of connected home solutions. With over one million interactive subscribers, is the largest connected home platform, offering a breadth of services including interactive security, video monitoring, energy management and home automation. From lights, thermostats and locks, to door, window and motion sensors, to garage doors and small appliances, it's all connected and can be controlled through a single, easy to use app. helps consumers manage the expanding Internet of Things through its in-home communication devices and Cloud Services. Through the application of Big Data to improve the intelligence and performance of the services, is leading the next generation of connected home technology. services are delivered exclusively through a network of thousands of licensed and authorized Dealer Partners. For more information, visit the company's website at

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