Partnership on home area networking and demand response


Leon Hounshell,
CEO, 4Home
Las Vegas, NV, U.S.A. — (METERING.COM) — January 9, 2009 – A partnership to create home area networking (HAN) and demand response (DR) solutions for utilities has been established by home control services provider 4Home and smart metering provider Sensus Metering Systems.

Sensus is licensing 4Home’s “Best of CES Innovations 2009” award winning technology, 4Home Energy, to create market leading solutions for its utility customers.

“4Home’s proven control platform is standards-based, reliable, scalable, easy to use and perfectly suited to support our extensive roadmap for utility smart grid solutions,” said Jon Rappaport, HAN-DR product manager of Sensus.

Leon Hounshell, CEO of 4Home, added: “We’re looking forward to seeing our software enable compelling conservation solutions for utilities. The FlexNet AMI technology is being adopted by numerous utilities in North America, and HAN-DR is the next step in these rollouts.”