Tibetan Monks Bless CURB with Good Karma

Published on July 22, 2016

Earlier this year, seven monks from Gaden Shartse Phukhang Monastery in India toured the United States, spreading good vibes and blessings of healing and peace. With a direct descendant of the Buddha and transmissions of teachings from His Holiness the Dalai Lama, this cheerful band of monks took time to visit Austin’s mojo workin’ CURB. Since CURB’s power hubs tap into the central nervous system of a home (the breaker panel), it seemed a great opportunity to bless the factory where all CURBs are born, National Circuit Assembly. Lobsang Khamchuk Rinpoche, Geshe Karma Yeshi, Geshe Lama Phuntsho, and co. traversed…

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Smart Homes are the Key to Smart Cities

Published on June 24, 2016

The first Smart Cities Innovation Summit took place in Austin from June 13-15, 2016, introducing forward-thinking cities to smart new solutions in order to keep up with rapid growth in green initiatives. Eric Gould Bear, CURB’s Chief Experience Officer, joined Shawn Freeman, Trusource Lab’s CMO, on a panel exploring issues of smart meters, energy saving strategies, and data privacy. Smart cities are the key to change; large scale change. Charlie Hales, Mayor of Portland, Oregon, says, “If cities become greener, then we change the world.” The world is not indestructible and resources are not unlimited. By advancing in a direction of…

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