Episode 294: Conservation Innovation
The BusinessMakers interview Dane Witbeck, a homeowner who helped develop an Internet-powered gadget to better control the heating and cooling systems in homes, saving money and energy. Then we’ll visit with Chris Clements, founder of YeeZ Mobile, a text message marketing company. Chris believes he has found a better way to communicate with clients, prospects and employees.
Russ and John present the show that champions innovation and entrepreneurship, we have the clever people who make you say, “Why didn’t I think of that?!” Includes: the BusinessMakers Quote of the Week—political realism from author Cullen Hightower; This Week in Business History includes the innovative creation of the Eskimo Pie, canned beer, the Sears Catalog and Oprah; the Jargon Challenge Round—trendy technospeak that YOU should know; and Dumbest Moments in Business History—a NASA politician has some interesting perspectives.
Two new homeowners invented an Internet-powered system to better control the heating and cooling systems in their homes, helping to save money and energy. Dane Witbeck and Lewis White, co-founders of HouseLynx Energy Management Suite, help users control their home thermostats and lights from a remote location via the Internet. And they’re not stopping there: one patent is pending and others are in the works.
Chris Clements believes he has found a better way to communicate with clients, prospects and employees. YeeZ Mobile, a text message marketing company, sends out text message coupons on behalf of small to medium size companies.