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Residential 'Reduce Your Use' will help increase RMR

September 26, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

VIENNA, Va.— has found a new way to tap into consumers' growing interest in saving energy: It is partnering with a California utility in a program that gives customers extra savings on their utility bills if they cut energy usage during peak demand has partnered with San Diego Gas & Electric, a move it says will help dealers sell more “smart” thermostats and security systems, according to the interactive security services provider, based here.SDG&E,..., Alison Slavin, emPower, Security Systems News (SSN), Vivint

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Residential New Smart Schedule smart for dealers

April 2, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

VIENNA, Va.— has added a new feature to its emPower home automation and energy management platform, one that it says makes homeowners even more invested in their security systems because it allows them to use data the security systems collect to better program their thermostats to save energy and, a provider of interactive security systems based here, recently announced the release of its Smart Schedule Activity Patterns and was promoting the new feature at the ISC..., emPower, Jay Kenny, Jim Nye, Pinnacle Security, Smart Schedule Activity Patterns, Vivint

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'Extreme Temps' helps keep customers 'sticky'

July 21, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

VIENNA, Va.— this month announced the release of its new “Extreme Temps” feature, the most recent addition to its emPower energy management home automation platform. The feature can automatically adjust a home's thermostat on days with especially high or low outdoor temperatures, enabling consumers to operate their heating and cooling systems more efficiently and save money, according to the July 11 announcement by, a provider of interactive security systems based..., emPower, Extreme Temps, home automation, Jay Kenny, Severe Weather Alerts

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ISC West features new partnerships and acquisitions

April 7, 2011SSN Staff, SDN Staff

LAS VEGAS—What was new on Day 1 of ISC West 2011? As usual, there were a number of partnership announcements and a couple of acquisitions; new this year was lots of talk about physical security information management systems. PSIM announcements abounded on the show floor. IPVideo Corporation announced its first endeavor into the PSIM space with the release of C3 Fusion. Steve Sleicher, chief operating officer with IP Video said that the company, which has a video management software platform,...

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