Honeywell introduces new digital touchscreen programmable thermostat
Honeywell Utility Solutions, a division of Honeywell Building Solutions, recently introduced UtilityPRO, a digital touchscreen programmable thermostat designed specifically for utility-sponsored demand response programs, which help limit energy consumption when the demand for electricity is at its highest. Featuring a sleek design and simple, user-friendly interface, the new thermostat will help utilities drive program participation, giving them greater control over peak energy use. Utilities also will be able to improve communication with customers through industry-leading features like customized text messages.
Honeywell With UtilityPRO, homeowners and businesses get a thermostat that is simple to use and effective. Its intuitive logic and menu-driven programming help users maximize energy savings while maintaining comfort. UtilityPRO also offers top-of-the-line features like touchscreen interaction and a large, easy-to-read backlit display. And it includes online programming capabilities so users can adjust settings via the Internet. From a utility’s perspective, the thermostat provides a load control device that has widespread customer appeal. This makes it easy to get people to sign up for demand response programs, which means greater control of peak consumption.