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Tremendous growth forecast for home energy management

March 26, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

DALLAS—A recent Parks Associates study predicts home energy management will become a huge market during the next 10 years, and security companies are in a unique position to take advantage of that through their close customer relationships, according to an analyst with the market research company.“I think they have a great opportunity to drive the market, at least in the early stages,” said Tom Kerber, director of research on home controls and energy at Parks Associates, based here.Parks...

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Comcast's Xfinity gets new name and features

February 29, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

PHILADELPHIA—Comcast has renamed its home security/home automation service, is about to add a new energy-management feature and has expanded the service to yet another market: Seattle.Comcast's Xfinity Home Security service is now being called Xfinity Home to better reflect the fact that the service offers home automation in addition to security, the telecom announced Tuesday.Jamila Patton, senior manager of corporate communications for Comcast, told Security Systems News that because “the...

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