Customer engagement with IHDs #3: Monitor features and options

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If you have ever thought about experimenting with in-home displays (IHDs) , if your PUC is pushing you to offer the option,  if you've wondered how they work in real life – then take advantage of lessons learned in one of the largest IHD pilots in the U.S. to date via replays of our Oct. 17, 2012 webinar with Reliant Energy and Tendril.

 

The webinar speakers were:

 

  • Mark Smith, Principal, Smart Energy, Reliant Energy
  • Mark Eddings, Director of Marketing, Residential Retention, Reliant Energy
  • Mike Ruth, Senior Director, Strategy, Tendril
  • Matt Smith, Director of Firmware Engineering, Tendril 
     

The webinar has been split into four segments for ease of replay. Click the Watch the Replay link at the top of this page to watch the third segment. Mark Smith of Reliant talks about basic requirements of an in-home display and some of the features as well as challenges encountered during the rollout. Matt Smith of Tendril explains some of the changes his company made to the IHD for Reliant. Use the links below to view the remaining three video segments.

 

You may also want to download the slide deck used in the webinar and read Jesse Berst's preview article on how (and why) Reliant Energy pioneered in-home displays.

 

 

Customer engagement with IHDs #1: Intro and overview of Texas market

In this first segment of our Oct. 17 webinar on in-home displays presented with Reliant Energy and Tendril, Mark Eddings of Reliant describes the deregulated electricity market in Texas and how Reliant fits into it.

 

Customer engagement with IHDs #2: Reliant's deployment and customer response

In this second segment of our Oct. 17 webinar on in-home displays presented with Reliant Energy and Tendril, Mark Smith of Reliant discusses the IHD selection process and monitor deployment and Mark Eddings, also of Reliant, describes the customer response.

 

 
 

Customer engagement with IHDs #4: Tendril's work with Reliant and Q&A

In this fourth and final segment of our Oct. 17 webinar on in-home displays presented with Reliant Energy and Tendril, Matt Smith and Mike Ruth of Tendril describe the research and process involved in creating a device for Reliant customers. This segment also includes Q&A on topics ranging from security issues to IHDs vs. smart phone apps.