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Monday brings news of some big money for home security automation with energy management on the side. IControl, a startup backed by Comcast, General Electric, Cisco, Kleiner Perkins and others, has raised a $50 million series D round, bringing its total haul to more than $100 million. As I mentioned last week, iControl is one of the startups that’s tackling low-cost home automation from the home security front, while also allowing levels of energy management via thermostat, lighting and other electrical load controls. People have yet to have a chance to prove they’re willing to pay for cutting their energy use through technology, but home security is a proven, existing market. It’s also a market that’s being pushed by a whole host of big corporate backers, including Comcast’s new Xfinity Home Security service. I’m guessing iControl’s new $50 million will be supporting the startup’s leading role in Comcast’s rollout of that service. I’m curious to see to what extent energy savings plays a part in how the service is laid out to its customers, in terms of its emphasis on the dashboards that customers look at, and the reports they’re delivered at the end of the month.