Reduce Your Reliance on the Power Grid with an Eco-Friendly Home
A study conducted in Utah in 2021 found that the state’s power grid may not have the reserve capacity to keep the lights and air conditioners on in an extended heat wave. According to Jeff Bousson, the climate program manager for Clean Energy Utah, extreme heat is the number one cause of death due to climate change, and now is the time to prepare.
The good news is that green energy is on the rise, and smart homes in Salt Lake City, UT, can take advantage of this. A power management system can sustain homes in the event of a power outage and help homeowners manage their day-to-day use of energy. According to Bosch, a technology company, up to 70% of a smart home’s energy demand can be met with these systems in a four-person household.
Let’s look at why we need these systems now and how they work.