Tuesday, November 17, 2009
Toronto, November 17, 2009: ecobee, the award-winning green technology company, has
just released a new iPhone and iPod touch app for the ecobee Smart Thermostat. The
new application, which is free of charge, further distinguishes the ecobee Smart
Thermostat from other programmable thermostats on the market.
ecobee Smart Thermostat owners can now use an iPhone or iPod touch to remotely adjust
the thermostat’s temperature, schedule or update a vacation event, change the system
and/or fan operating settings and receive alerts. This application converts the screen of
the device to a clone of the ecobee Smart Thermostat interface. Users can adjust their
homes’ climate control settings at anytime from anywhere to ensure their home comfort.
“We view the iPhone and iPod touch app for our ecobee Smart Thermostat as yet another
step down the path of ‘green made easy,’ ” said ecobee founder and CEO Stuart
Lombard. He added, “This technology makes it even easier for our customers to conserve
energy without sacrificing comfort. We’d like to thank our loyal ecobee users who are
constantly providing feedback and encouragement. Their active participation helps us
create and introduce innovations that continue to revolutionize climate control solutions
for the residential market.”
ecobee worked with mobile application developers Five Mobile to design and build the
new application for the iPhone and iPod touch, a firm that specializes in content
development for smart phone platforms. “ecobee chose Five Mobile based on their
experience and expertise in the mobile space,” said Lombard.
The ecobee Smart Thermostat iPhone and iPod touch app is now available on the iTunes
ecobee was founded in 2007 to deliver intelligent conservation solutions for real
people. The company is building its product platform around The Leadership in
Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System™.
ecobee’s products are being sold for use in single family homes (both new and
retrofitted), multi-family dwellings and light commercial properties. For more
information, please visit http://www.ecobee.com.
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