It’s not a matter of whether or not you incorporate some kind of automation in your home anymore, it’s a matter of which ones to choose. Although it’s becoming much more affordable, you may like a little direction on where the wisest place to spend your money is. Here are our top three picks!
This one is a no-brainer! As it actually saves you money! These thermostats are compatible with your heating and air-conditioning systems and sync to your homes Wi-Fi can keep track of the temperature. They can also change the settings, track your usage and turn things down during peak hours or when you are away!
Voice Activated Home Hub
Now with just a word or two, you can turn the coffee on, open the shades to let the morning light in, control the lights, play your morning jam on the speakers and raise the temperature a degree or two, all before you’ve gotten out of bed. A central hub to coordinate your connected devices has become a luxury you can afford!
We’ve come a long way since the invention of the lightbulb. Even they are high tech now! Try replacing a few of your standard incandescent bulbs with a connected alternative that you can control from your smartphone. Changing the colour, and setting the ambiance can now be done through your smart phone. And although they may be a little pricier than the traditional bulbs, they are more energy efficient which saves you money in the long run.
Whatever you choose – there are lots of other great options like moisture and humidity sensors down to automated home cleaning systems – bringing your home into the future is a Bright Idea!