Lowe’s, Electrolux team up on smart A/C pilot

SUMMIT, N.J. — Lowe’s has partnered with Electrolux to test a new wireless packaged terminal air conditioner program in high-rises. The wireless units, based on technology by Energy Technology Savings L.L.C., a provider of energy efficiency and smart building systems, are being featured at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week. The pilot program is being tested in five different metropolitan New York-New Jersey locations. They’ve been designed to enable management and residents to better manage and reduce energy costs with mobile apps that control and schedule temperature settings.