The tado° crew is against wasting energy. Therefore, they’ve made it their goal to find a way to optimize energy consumption by adjusting it to the actual demand and user behavior. The company has been developing its new technology for the past two years and was officially established in 2011. Currently, the small team is looking to expand and is hiring developers, managers, and technicians. The jobs are listed under: http://www.tado.com/en/jobs.html.
Christian Deilmann, Johannes Schwarz, Valentin Sawadski founded and currently run the cleantech startup. tado° recently closed a Series A funding Round with Target Partners and Shortcut Ventures concurrent with the product launch in November 2012.
The concept behind tado° is smart heating control. The tado° technology adjusts heating according to the real time behavior of the residents within private homes and small businesses. Moreover, tado° also works with current weather data and building features to adjust the temperature.
The name “tado°” comes from the Japanese greetings “tadaima” and “okaeri”. Roughly translated, they mean “I’m back home” and “Welcome home.”
Further information can be found under www.tado.com/de/, www.twitter.com/tado, and www.facebook.com/tado.