Tag Archives: Home Appliance

Big Brother to switch off your fridge: Power giants to make millions – but you must pay for ‘sinister’ technology

Computer chips will take control of home appliances when energy is low Sensors will detect spikes in demand for power and when grid struggles to meet it, will temporarily shut off appliances Can shut down supply without warning – or … Continue reading

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A chance to have your say against corporate control of your appliances!

The Equipment Energy Efficiency Committee (E3) has announced a further extension for submitting submissions in response to its Consultation Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) on Mandating ‘Smart Appliance’ Interfaces for Air Conditioners, Water Heaters and other Appliances. Submissions are now due Friday 24th May. E3 are … Continue reading

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Power Companies to Control Your appliances.

An article in the Herald Sun on Friday 12th April has caused uproar with Victorian households and angry responses in letters to the editors that followed. If we allow Power Companies and the Government to get there way, they will … Continue reading

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Buyer Beware, RF Appliance Warning

This is a personal story out of the USA, though this directive to appliance manufactures is being driven and forced worldwide. We just purchased a new Bosch washer and dryer – for delivery next week. “I’ve just tested a home … Continue reading

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