Excerpted from: MobileSyrup.com
Founded back in 2007 by Stuart Lombard because of his own frustrations with the smart thermostat market at the time, ecobee has since gone on to release a variety of thermostats over the years, with the ecobee3 and more recently, the ecobee4, being the company’s most well-known devices.
“When we think about who we compete with, we compete with Apple,” said Stuart Lombard, founder and CEO of Toronto-based ecobee.”It’s not because Apple makes thermostats — but when a customer puts a product in their home, they’re … comparing it to the iPhone.”
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