customisable smart thermostat

Dutch firm introduces customisable smart thermostat

With a focus on ease of use, a clean high-tech design and the possibility for customisastion, ThermoSmart has give Google Nest and Tado a run for their money.

According to the company ThermoSmart allows the end consumer to control the temperature in their homes easily. The gadget like thermostat can be operated through an app, at home or remotely, using any smartphone, Apple Watch, tablet or computer, both on Android and iOS.

Recent studies shows that 75 percent of households are heating their houses while nobody is home, they can save up to 20 percent of their gas-consumption by smartly programming and remotely operating the thermostat.

The Thermo-Art program allows users to fully personalise and integrate the thermostat and adjust its design to the colours of the interior or the design of the wall paper. ThermoSmart is currently working with  brands like IFTTT making it an integral part of home automation. In the near future voice control will be integrated.

Recent studies shows that 75 percent of households are heating their houses while nobody is home

The demand for home automation is growing as is the increase supply of smart devices which are connected through the Internet of Things. Market research experts expect the market for smart thermostats to expand by 65 percent in 2017 and 2018. The Dutch team behind ThermoSmart is taking advantage of this trend. Online operated thermostats often are the first device through which people get in touch with home automation.

“The market is exploding and we are going to conquer that market,” says co-founder and CEO Hans Kouwenhoven of ThermoSmart.

Market research experts expect the market for smart thermostats to expand by 65 percent in 2017 and 2018

ThermoSmart is supported by InnoEnergy, the largest accelerator in Europe specialised in innovations in the energy sector. Recently ThermoSmart raised a new round of funding. For PR purposes this investment round was partially crowdfunded reaching its target within one week. The money raised is allocated for the international expansion plans starting with the UK and German markets.

www.thermosmart.com

About Georgina Bisby

Georgina Bisby
Georgina Bisby is a journalist and editor with extensive experience covering construction and industrial news and technology, including a particular focus on health and safety, energy and environmental issues.

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