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tado° is the heating app for private households, small businesses and shops. It detects where the residents currently are and controls the temperature accordingly. It also takes current weather forecasting data and building characteristics into account. With its fully automatic heating control, tado° not only makes everyday life easier, it makes your home or place of work more comfortable and brings about an average saving of 27 percent on heating costs and CO2. The company tado° GmbH was founded by Christian Deilmann, Johannes Schwarz and Valentin Sawadski in 2011. The team has been working on the development of tado° at the headquarters in Munich for around three years. After going to market in November 2012 and gaining thousands of users in the German-speaking area, tado° is being made available to the whole of Europe from October 2013. The name “tado” is derived from the Japanese greetings “tadaima” and “okaeri”. Loosely translated, they mean “I'm home” and “Welcome home”.