To design a thermostat that encourages efficient usage for energy saving.


People want to use their favorite thermostat everywhere, not just at home. Temperature in shared space is often poorly managed due to ambiguous ownership and uneven access to shared thermostat.


An open-standard point system that lets more efficient thermostat users control temperature in shared spaces. Thermostat manufactures and thermostat app makers can adopt this system.

Duration: 1 weekend.
September 2014.

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