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| A ‘Smart’ Home, to Avoid the Nursing Home

By ANNE EISENBERG Published: April 05, 2001 The New York Times   Elderly people who want to remain in their homes for as long as they can may one day get help from an unlikely source: the homes themselves.Academic and corporate researchers are developing systems that could be installed in homes to monitor the occupants’ […]

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| The Economics of Dimming

Technical white paper Dr. Ian Rowbottom May 26, 2010   Executive Summary: Using assumptions outlined in the text— A residential dimmer can save $9 (or more) in electricity and bulb replacement costs per year, and can pay for itself in about two years. A commercial dimmer can save $85 (or more) in electricity costs per year, and pay […]

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