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Home energy management evolves as tools and customer expectations change

Once a useful offshoot of the earliest smart meter deployments in the mid-2000s, home energy management (HEM) has morphed into a broader set of products and services. The latest tools for controlling energy in homes now encompass areas such as demand response (DR), customer engagement, load disaggregation, and the smart home, and they are often bundled with home security systems, writes Neil Strother, principal research analyst Navigant Research