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tado° presents its next generation software - making tado° the Smart Climate Assistant
Berlin, 1 September 2017 - In time for the upcoming heating season, tado°, the European market leader in intelligent home climate control solutions has launched its next generation software at IFA in Berlin.
The Smart Climate Assistant The new software goes beyond climate control making tado° the Smart Climate Assistant with new features that help users enjoy an affordable warm home.
- Open Window Detection: Sudden changes in temperature or humidity when a window is opened are spotted by the tado° Open Window Detection and the heating turns off automatically to not waste energy.
- Repair Services Button: Access immediate help by an engineer in your area as soon as a problem occurs with your heating. With a few taps in the app get your heating repaired, get a quote for a new system or book a maintenance. The service will be available in Great Britain, Germany, Austria and Switzerland in Autumn 2017.
- Geofencing: The renowned tado° Geofencing feature remains a key pillar of tado°. It ensures that the heating is automatically turned down when the last person leaves home and that it is already comfortably warm when the first person is returning. Furthermore, the user can now manually adjust the geofencing radius when tado° switches to home mode.
- Weather Adaption: tado° adapts the heating to the weather forecast. When sunshine is predicted tado° turns down the heat to leverage the solar gain and avoid overshooting temperature effects for higher efficiency and comfort at home. The new climate report now visualises these effects.
Energy Savings Report
From today, tado° customers can access a brand-new Energy Savings Report which shows on a monthly basis how much energy tado° has saved. For example, “last month you have saved 29% on your heating bill.” It also goes into more detail by visualizing the activities of the tado° assistant like the cumulated Geofencing away time, the impact of Weather Adaption and how often open windows have been detected.
Platform connectivity to all major home assistants
Home assistants like Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit and Google Assistant are becoming more and more popular. They help to unify connected homes and allow users to control their devices through voice. tado° is one of the first smart thermostat companies that seamlessly integrate into the three leading home assistant platforms.
tado° CEO Toon Bouten explains, “With its new software tado° becomes the Smart Climate Assistant that works for the users in the background. You open the window - tado° takes care. You leave the house - tado° takes care. The sun is shining - tado° takes care. It is an all-round carefree package for the climate at home that now even offers voice control.”
Energy Savings Guarantee
The company is very confident about their new software and guarantees energy savings for their customers. During the first year of use customers of the newest product generation V3 can make use of the Energy Savings Guarantee with the right to return the products and get a full refund.
Headquartered in Munich, tado°, the European market leader in intelligent home climate control solutions, was founded in 2011. tado° revolutionises the way energy is consumed at home. The Smart Climate Assistant uses features such as Geofencing, Weather Adaption or Open Window Detection to save up to 31% on the annual energy bill and increase the comfort at home. tado° has 150 employees, raised over €50m in venture funding and is active across Europe and the USA.