FOXe: DTE Energy's 'Smart Home'

FOXe: DTE Energy's 'Smart Home'

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The "Smart Home" at DTE Energy's headquarters in Detroit uses and demonstrates new technology that will change the way we use power in the future.

VIDEO: Click on the video player above for a tour through the "Smart Home" in a report from FOX 2's Robin Schwartz

Derek Kirchner from DTE says an advanced metering system can also help you save on your energy bills. Advanced meters have already been installed and tested in more than one million homes in southeast Michigan.

The advanced meters enable the power company to do readings remotely, and even find out when your power is out.

DTE plans to install advanced meters at every home and business in southeast Michigan within the next few years. Customers will be notified when changes will be made.

For more information on advanced meters click here: http://bit.ly/1e4bdmg

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