Carrier and EnergyHub Release Energy Saving Thermostat Solution


October 3, 2012


FARMINGTON, Conn. and BROOKLYN, NY, October 3, 2012 – Carrier, the world’s leader in high-technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions, and EnergyHub, the leading provider of web, mobile, and management software for thermostat OEMs, announce the integration of the Carrier® ComfortChoice® Touch thermostat featuring EnergyHub’s Mercury™ smart thermostat platform, a demand response and energy efficiency solution for electric utilities. Carrier is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

The ComfortChoice Touch thermostat featuring an easy-to-use color touch screen with precise temperature control now integrates with EnergyHub’s Mercury smart thermostat platform. Mercury, with more than 100,000 thermostat installations, is a scalable and secure management solution for utility energy efficiency and demand response programs. This technology gives utility companies unified energy efficiency and a demand response system, while offering customers energy savings and improved experience with web and mobile control of their heating, ventilation and air conditioning system.

“Carrier is pleased to team with EnergyHub to offer customers the ComfortChoice Touch thermostat with the Mercury smart thermostat platform,” said Ray Archacki, senior product manager, Carrier. “With more than 12 years of two-way demand response field experience, Carrier recognizes that modern software platforms, such as Mercury, are the key to introducing homeowners to the benefits of advanced communicating thermostats.”

“EnergyHub relies on leading device manufacturers, such as Carrier, to bring the in-home demand response and energy efficiency solutions that Mercury provides, and we’re excited to have them on board,” said Seth Frader-Thompson, EnergyHub’s CEO. “Carrier’s ComfortChoice Touch thermostat is capable of full remote control, providing behavioral feedback, and collecting the HVAC data that enables Mercury’s advanced features like smart optimization and HVAC performance tracking.”

For more information on the ComfortChoice Touch thermostat with Mercury platform, contact Carrier at ComfortChoiceSales@carrier.utc.com or EnergyHub at smartgrid@energyhub.com.

About Carrier
Carrier is the world’s leader in high technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions. Carrier experts provide sustainable solutions, integrating energy efficient products, building controls, and energy services for residential, commercial, retail, transport and foodservice customers. Founded by the inventor of modern air conditioning, Carrier improves the world around us through engineered innovation and environmental stewardship. Carrier is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide. Visit www.carrier.com for more information.

About EnergyHub
EnergyHub, Inc. develops software and hardware solutions that help consumers, utilities, and service providers reduce energy consumption and save money. EnergyHub solutions allow homeowners to understand and control energy use in real time and encourage people to take actionable steps to reduce consumption. Utilities also benefit from EnergyHub technology as it enables them to identify and manage peak loads, implement effective demand response programs, and improve operating efficiency.

EnergyHub, based in Brooklyn, New York, is a privately held, venture-backed company, and is deploying its technology with a variety of utilities and service providers across North America. For more information on how EnergyHub can help your customers realize savings through energy efficiency visit www.energyhub.com.



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