as issues of sustainability have grown more important, a new niche of consumer electronics has emerged
to help manage energy use in the home. silverpac showcased an intelligent thermostat as CES that uses
an interactive touchscreen interface. the system features a programmable 7 day cycle the is managed
through a 7 inch display that illustrates how energy is being used in the home. the system can even
isolate the energy use of specific appliances and suggest alternative use patterns to help save energy.
the system also has wifi, allowing it to send usage data straight to the utility company.