26 May '16, 5pm

Smart Thermostats Bring New Life and Innovation to AC Cycling

When I was in high school, I remember my dad signing our house up for an air conditioning (AC) cycling program. We would get a credit on our electric bill in exchange for allowing the utility to install a device to turn the AC on and off every fifteen minutes for a few hours on hot summer days. The house would get a bit warmer at those times, but it would save energy in the process and we would save money. The idea was that the utility would create a virtual, inverse power plant by combining thousands of customers in a program to lower electricity consumption slightly when demand and prices were high or the electric grid was strained. Unfortunately, when my mom found out a week later, she cancelled our participation in the program. She didn’t want anyone controlling our AC, even if the house was empty. Image courtesy of Nest . Air conditioning cycling programs may seem lik...

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