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November
2017
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E.ON joins forces with tado to offer consumers a smarter home heating and hot water solution

Chris Lovatt, Managing Director of E.ON’s Residential business
We’re committed to offering smarter, innovative solutions for our customers and working with tadoo allows us to do exactly that. Through working with tadoo, we’re able to offer an energy solution to help make homes warm, comfortable and more energy efficient.
Chris Lovatt, Managing Director of E.ON’s Residential business

E.ON has today (TUESDAY) announced it has joined forces with tadoo, the European market leader in intelligent home climate control solutions, to offer people a smarter way to heat their homes this winter and beyond with the use of a state-of-the-art smart thermostat.

With heating accounting for around 60%(3) of a typical household’s energy use, the tado° Smart Thermostat offers a number of advanced benefits to help people manage their heating more efficiently, save money on their energy bills and make their homes more comfortable. It also helps people control their heating and hot water, whether they’re at home or away.

The tado° Smart Thermostat uses and learns from information such as a home’s layout, heat capacity and even the local weather to maintain a warm and energy efficient home.

Other core features include:

  • Location-based control: with its Geofencing feature linked to mobile phones, tado° 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.

  • Weather adaptation: adapts the heating within the home to the local weather forecast, for example lowering the heating when sunshine is predicted.

  • Platform integration: Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit and Google Assistant are all supported and integrated into the tadoo Smart Thermostat, allowing for connected homes and voice control.

  • Open Window Detection: automatically turns the heating off when an open window causes a sudden change in temperature or humidity.

In addition, the tado° Smart Thermostat provides a monthly Energy Savings Report outlining the percentage of energy saved when compared to the previous month’s usage. The report also details the savings provided by individual features, such as the number of times an open window was detected or the number of hours recorded when users were away from home.

Chris Lovatt, Managing Director of E.ON’s Residential business, said: “We’re committed to offering smarter, innovative solutions for our customers and working with tadoo allows us to do exactly that. This cutting-edge technology not only helps people save energy and money but it also helps them manage their home heating and hot water more conveniently and efficiently, whether or not they’re at home. Through working with tadoo, we’re able to offer an energy solution to help make homes warm, comfortable and more energy efficient.”

Toon Bouten, CEO at tadoo said: “We’re the European market leader in intelligent home climate control solutions and are excited to work with one of the UK’s leading energy companies in order to ensure even more customers can benefit from our smart heating and hot water solution. Working with E.ON is also a big step forward for us in helping us to reach our aim of showing people how easy and convenient saving energy can be.”

The easy-to-install tado° Smart Thermostat Starter Kit v3 is compatible with over 95% of all heating systems(4) and is being offered for:

  • £249, including installation worth £50, to all eligible consumers(1). For more information, visit nextsteps.eoninstall.com/tado;

  • £199 and fully-installed to anyone who purchases a replacement boiler through E.ON, regardless of whether E.ON is their energy supplier(2). To find out more about this offer, visit eoninstall.com/tado/;

  • People with dual zone or multi zone heating can purchase an extra thermostat for £109 each or Smart Radiator Thermostats for £59 each.

People can also effectively monitor their energy use through installing a smart meter. E.ON customers can visit eonenergy.com/smart for information about E.ON’s self-reading smart meters and to see if they’re able to get one installed. If eligible, they can also book an appointment online.

 

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Notes to editors

  1. The £249 price refers to the heating of a single zone of a house at the same temperature. If a customer wishes to heat multiple rooms at different temperatures then an additional tadoo Smart Thermostat (£109 RRP) and/or Smart Radiator Thermostat (£59 RRP) may be required.

  2. E.ON offers people the option to spread the cost of a replacement boiler, and a tadoo Smart Thermostat for £199, with an interest free loan and a choice of payment terms of up to four years to suit their personal circumstances. This offer will be available up until January 6th 2018 and is subject to availability, an alternative smart thermostat may be offered. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Credit is subject to application and status and you must be a UK resident aged 18 or over to apply. Terms and conditions apply. E.ON Energy Installation Services Limited acts as the credit broker and not the lender. Barclays Partner Finance acts as the lender. Find out more about our finance options at https://eoninstall.com/waystopay/ E.ON Energy Installation Services Limited is regulated and authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority in relation to its credit broking services under firm number 750410 on the financial services register. We act as a credit broker and not a lender meaning we can introduce you to our chosen finance lender, Barclays Partner Finance who act as the lender. Barclays Partner Finance is a trading name of Clydesdale Financial Services Limited a wholly owned subsidiary of Barclays Bank PLC. Clydesdale Financial Services Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Financial Services Register number 311753) Registered in England. Registered No 2901725. Registered office: 1 Churchill Place, London. E14 5HP.

  3. Source: energysavingtrust.org.uk/home-energy-efficiency/boiler-replacement.

  4. Source: Internal tado° records on customer information and feedback.

For more information contact:

Jag Bickham, 02476 181 308, jag.bickham@eon-uk.com

Fiona MacGregor, 07976374161, fiona.macgregor@eon-uk.com

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