Internet of Things for Energy, Utilities, & Smart Connected Homes

Watch the videos, click through the SlideShares, and investigate the top selling smart home devices on Amazon to learn more about the application of the “Internet of Things” (IoT) for smart energy & connected homes. Scroll through to see what interests you and use this innovation toolkit as a catalyst for not only learning and understanding but also for insight and ideas. Think of how you might apply some of the trends and technologies for your customers, organization, or community. List your ideas in a journal or better yet, write each out on a post-it note so you can organize them.

Smart Grid: When Energy Meets the “Internet of Things” 

Top Selling Products on Amazon for the Smart Energy Connected Home

Best selling smart home thermostats on Amazon

What do consumers choose for their smart energy connected home? Nest, Ecobee, and Honeywell offer the three top selling smart home thermostats on Amazon. All of the smart thermostats connect to Wifi and integrate with Amazon Alexa. We also share the current price, rating quality and quantity detail, and best seller ranking within the tools and hardware category that Amazon includes these smart devices in. These details allow for comparison of the scale of the products that consumers most choose.

#1 Nest

#7 best selling product in the tools and hardware category. A #7 best selling product in this category would sell an estimate of 4,912 units per month on Amazon.com alone using JungleScout’s sales estimator for the tools, hardware, & home improvement category.
4.6 out of 5.0 star rating with over 11,400 reviews.

Nest Learning Thermostat, 3rd Generation, Works with Amazon Alexa

#2 Ecobee

#51 best selling product in the tools and hardware category. A #51 best selling product in this category would sell an estimate of 3,389 units per month on Amazon using the estimator.
4.4 out of 5.0 star rating with over 3,500 reviews.

Ecobee3 Thermostat with Sensor, Wi-Fi, 2nd Generation, Works with Amazon Alexa

#3 Honeywell

#572 best selling product in the tools and hardware category. A #572 best selling product in this category would sell an estimate of 1,560 units per month on Amazon using the estimator.
4.2 out of 5.0 star rating with over 2,500 reviews.

Honeywell RTH9580WF Smart Wi-Fi 7 Day Programmable Color Touch Thermostat, Works with Amazon Alexa

Best selling smart plugs on Amazon

TP-Link offers the best selling smart plugs on Amazon.com. The smart plugs have wifi, require no hub, and can integrate with Amazon Alex and Google Assistant. They help to monitor energy usage and allow you to turn on or off your devices from anywhere with the mobile application. The TP-Link smart plugs have over 6,000 reviews with an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars on Amazon.com.

TP-Link Smart Plug, No Hub Required, Wi-Fi, Control your Devices from Anywhere, Works w/ Amazon Alexa & Google Assistant (HS100)
#3 best seller in tools and hardware category. A #3 best selling product in this category would sell an estimate of 6,424 units per month on Amazon.com alone using the estimator.


TP-Link Smart Plug Mini, No Hub Required, Wi-Fi, Works w/ Amazon Alexa & Google Assistant, Control your Devices from Anywhere, Occupies Only One Socket (HS105)

#4 best seller in tools and hardware category. A #4 best selling product in this category would sell an estimate of 6,072 units per month on Amazon.com alone using the estimator.


TP-Link Smart Plug w/ Energy Monitoring, No Hub Required, Wi-Fi, Works w/ Amazon Alexa & Google Assistant, Control your Devices from Anywhere (HS110)

#1565 best seller in tools and hardware category

TP-Link Smart Wi-Fi Light Switch, No Hub Required, Single Pole, Control Your Fixtures From Anywhere, Works w/ Amazon Alexa & Google Assistant (HS200)
#95 best seller in tools and hardware category

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