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How Your Smart Home Devices Can Help You Go Green

The smart devices that automatically control your home's temperature, lighting, sprinklers and more are also a very smart way to conserve energy and create an eco-friendly home.The gas and electricity our homes use each day produce greenhouse gas emissions that trap heat in the environment, contributing to climate change.

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How To Upgrade Your Home Office With Smart Tech

Your home office may not be going away even when the pandemic comes to an end. A recent study from Stanford University found that 42% of the U.S. labor force is now working from home full-time. Many people have found that fitting out a home office is a lot

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Creating a Smart Kitchen

If there’s one room in your home that can benefit from a smart makeover, it’s probably the kitchen. With the right smart kitchen appliances you can do things like preheat your oven from your smartphone or have freshly brewed coffee waiting for you when you wake up. Even popular

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Creating a Smart Bathroom

Your smart home might start at the doorbell, but once you get inside, you can make every room as smart as possible—including the bathroom. Let’s look at what you can do.What to expect from your smart bathroomThere are plenty of good reasons to want a smart bathroom: It’s cool,

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6 Tips for Saving Money and Energy with Smart Home Devices

The path to creating a smart home typically starts as a way to automate tasks and increase control. Take buying a voice assistant, for example. You pick up a Google Home or Amazon Echo, featuring Alexa, just to see what all the fuss is about. Then, you buy a

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What Is a Smart Home?

Smart home technology is transforming every part of the home, and the ultimate promise of this technology is that it will be able to adapt to different lifestyles and usage habits, automatically making adjustments that save money, time and energy.

What Is Home Automation?

Appliances that can do their job without human intervention make routines easier. Home automation promises to give back your most priceless resource: time.