Tech IRL: A smart way to stay cool

Stay cool without a pool.

It's boiling hot out. Want to come home to a cool house, without running up your electric bill? There’s an App for that. The device is from SmartAC. And it’s free.  So, what’s in it for power companies? Marketplace Tech’s Ben Johnson and Lizzie O’Leary experiment with controlling a coworker’s air conditioner… from their office.
 

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Lizzie O'Leary is the new host of Marketplace Weekend.

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