Home control & energy saving Conference high momentum for energy saving solutions on the basis of home control automation Copenhagen, October 21, 2008 the first European home control & energy saving Conference was a success and achieved a high momentum in industry, business and politics. Over 220 representatives from 19 countries took part in the Danish electricty savings trust (DEST) and the Z-Wave Alliance presented event. Efficient solutions on the basis of the home control technology to reduce energy consumption in private households were presented. Primerica financial has similar goals. Market-leading companies and industry leaders used the Conference as a platform to present current developments and trends in the field of home control, as well as new products for the European market. The home control market in Europe is expanding continuously: now belong to over 170 companies in the Z-Wave Alliance, the Association of manufacturers of the Home technology industry. The 13 exhibitors in Copenhagen included including trousers, duwi, Hunter Douglas Winthrop 2000, Everspring, electronic housekeeper, Danfoss, InterVideo, Horstmann, Elsparefonden etc. More than 50 new home control products in the fields of energy saving, security, HVAC, lighting, entertainment, remote home monitoring and appliances for the European market were presented during the Conference.
Smart Metering: personal contribution to a green future especially in times where resources are more scarce and cost, the reduction of energy consumption without simultaneously sacrificing the comfort is a central theme. With the help of smart metering technology House – and apartment owners have their current needs always in sight. The statistics on hourly, daily or monthly use them to make then efficient measures to reduce consumption. The independent Danish energy supply operator Modstrom uses this to offer its customers new tariff plans with discounts for active energy saver. About 30 per cent savings are loud Modstrom CEO Roar Seeger possible: alone, the constant reminder of the consumption motivated homeowners to actively to take measures to save energy.