Today’s technology is capable of turning your house into a smart home. However, you need to know which tools to use that will best fit into your lifestyle. For instance, if someone is always home due to different work schedules or being a stay-at-home parent, you don’t need technology solutions to keep your home safe when it is empty. However, you should still look at automating various systems to reduce your bills, save time, and make your life more convenient.
A smart home is one that incorporates network-connected devices to automate or allow you to remotely control aspects of your house. For instance, with this technology, you can change the lights that are on in your home at the push of a button from an app to create specific lighting moods. Or, you can adjust the thermostat on your home’s air conditioner to make it cool when you arrive home from work on a hot summer’s day.
The biggest perks of a smart home are better security and energy savings. When you incorporate automated lighting and climate control into your home, you take charge of your energy usage. You can reduce your heating and cooling costs by programming your system to stay at slightly warmer temperatures in the summer and cooler in the winter when you’re at work. The system lets you determine when the heating or cooling system will run to bring your home to optimum comfort levels by the time you get home from work.
Security is also enhanced with a smart home. You have access to security cameras and can program lighting to make your home look occupied even when you’re away. These options can prevent burglaries and give you peace of mind.
Climate control smart devices do more than just set your thermostat. You can use these systems to program your heating or cooling system to automatically regulate the temperature in your home. Should you need to override the program, you can do so with the app the smart climate control system connects to.
Security is one of the top driving forces behind the increase in smart technology for the home. Security not only includes protecting your property but also knowing that anyone who remains at home is safe.
The heart of a security system is the cameras. These cameras allow you to check on your home, kids, elderly relatives, or pets when you are away. You only need your phone or tablet with the app to connect to the security cameras to access them. This convenience makes it easy to take peace of mind with you when you leave your home.
If you want to upgrade your home to improve your lifestyle, contact Experience Audio Video Inc. We’ve worked in the home automation and AV industry for more than 20 years, improving the comfort of homes throughout Southern California. Reduce your bills and ease your mind with the savings and security provided by smart devices installed in your home.