Top Home Heating Errors That Increase Your Energy Bills

Published on January 10, 2018

During the winter months, heating usually accounts for roughly half of your energy bill. Modern home heating can be very expensive, but we often accept the costs to stay warm during the coldest nights. If you find your heating bill becoming outrageous, you might want to check if you’re utilizing your heating system efficiently. For all you know, you’re committing some home heating errors that are likely driving up your energy bills. Take a look at some of the possible home heating mistakes that you can correct to reduce energy consumption and lower your energy bill. No Programmable Thermostat There…

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Small Data is the new Big Data

Published on December 9, 2016

Residential energy monitoring sits at the crossroads of big data and small data. In gathering the world’s richest census of in-home energy usage data, CURB is positioned with highly leverageable big data intelligence. At the same time, CURB is invested in generating the types of small data insights that can not only help individual consumers increase safety, save energy and save money, but also contribute valuable observations that change the way we all use energy. Big data is essential for many companies to inform business decisions, but small data is, increasingly, the better route to achieve smarter, more relevant solutions. It is the humanizing element…

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What is IoT & How Does it Apply to Me?

Published on July 1, 2016

The hottest thing in technology isn’t just for the digerati. Think about your FitBit. It tracks your steps, sleep, workouts, nutrition, and weight goals — all displayed on an easy-to-use app. Your FitBit is configured with a multitude of sensors and ultimately connects to the Internet to keep track of all your data. Empowered as such, you can monitor your heartbeat, understand your dietary needs better, and meet your fitness goals. This knowledge creates habits of a healthy lifestyle. This is the Internet of Things (AKA IoT). IoT is the integration of physical objects with the Internet so that they can communicate with…

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