Schneider Electric partners with

PALATINE, Ill. and Vienna, VA – June 5, 2013 – Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy
management, today announced a partnership with, the leader in interactive security and
connected home services, to bring the Wiser home management system to home builders, utilities and
other service providers in the energy efficiency space. The partnership capitalizes on Schneider Electric’s
global presence in energy management and’s unparalleled back-end, data-processing and
user interface capabilities. Schneider Electric’s Wiser home management system leverages’s
Connected Home platform and offers homeowners and property managers the ability to proactively track
and manage electricity usage in real-time, monitor the power generated by rooftop solar panels and
operate connected thermostats and load control devices more intelligently to reduce energy usage.
Schneider Electric’s Wiser home management system, powered by, seamlessly connects
utilities and consumers. Wiser also enables homeowners to better control energy and save money, with
features such as thermostat and lighting control that can be easily accessed through the web portal,, or the Wiser app, available for Android devices, in addition to iPads, iPhones and
iPods. This simplified, combined offering gives customers visibility and control of household energy use,
enables homeowners to drive energy efficiency by reducing or shifting energy use during peak times, and
provides customizable settings for optimal comfort. Customers using the Wiser home management
system also have a flexible option for extending their energy management services into a whole home
security and monitoring solution with’s Interactive Security services, provided by’s
nationwide network of authorized security dealers.
“We believe that by combining’s best in class platform technology with Schneider Electric’s
proven energy management capabilities, we are delivering a comprehensive residential energy
management solution for the market,” said Yann Kulp, vice president, Strategy & Business Development,
EcoBusiness North America, Schneider Electric. “By partnering with home builders, utilities and others in
the residential energy ecosystem, this integrated Wiser solution gives homeowners the ability to feel
secure, reduce energy use and save money, in one simplified, combined offer.”
“Energy management is a key part of the Connected Home of the future,” said Alison Slavin,
co-founder and vice president of Product Management. “’s platform has been designed to
easily integrate the expanding Internet of Things and connect them through a powerful and secure Cloud
Service. Through’s partnership with Schneider Electric, we’re powering the tools to enable
consumers to understand their home’s energy usage profile and more effectively take action to save
energy without sacrificing convenience and comfort.”
The Wiser home management system includes an energy monitor, smart thermostat, internet gateway, inhome display, smart plug and other load controls, web portal and mobile app usability. The Wiser smart
thermostat is programmable and communicates usage and pricing via changing color screens. Built with
ZigBee® Smart Energy technology, it’s connected to other system components and remotely controllable
by the in-home display, the Wiser Home Management web portal, and the Wiser app. The in-home
display is a control center and dashboard that is designed as a real-time communication path from the
utility to the customer. The system is designed to securely enable load control and demand management.
For more information about Wiser, visit