Smart Devices have been the best invention of this decade. They are innovative, easy to use, and good for the environment – green as we like to call them. Plus, they give a traditional home a little bit of that fancy, modern touch.
Home automation comes with installing smart devices around your home, but the greatest thing about them is the fact that they consume less energy, which inherently makes them energy-saving smart devices. That also means reduced utility bills in the near future.
Here are some great examples of energy-saving smart home devices that you should consider investing in for your home:
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Once you install a Smart thermostat Google home, you can control your home temperature, simply through your phone, tablet, or any other compatible device that is connected to your Wi-Fi. A smart thermostat is also connected to your home Wi-Fi.
You can set a schedule, or let the smart thermostat detect your preferred or even an ‘eco-friendly’ temperature to adjust itself automatically. What could be better than being out under the sun and wanting to come home to a cool house? With a smart thermostat, you can turn on air-conditioning at home on your way back, so you won’t feel like you’re walking into a stuffy oven.
Smart Lights come with motion detection and are connected to your devices wirelessly via your home Wi-Fi network or even Bluetooth in some models. It’s easy to control any smart light considering they are connected to your phones, tablets, or even smart speakers. You can switch lights on or off, control brightness or dimmer from wherever you may be.
It’s a smart way to save electricity. With motion sensors when some smart lights do not detect any movement they automatically turn off, conserving energy and saving your money simultaneously. So, if you’re someone who does unintentionally forgets to turn off lights when walking out of a room, then smart lights are the best option for you. You can always control lights wherever you are, right from your fingertips, or voice commands too, if they are synced to your smart speakers.
You’ve probably noticed that in institutions such as universities, hospitals, clubs, and even some neighborhoods, sprinklers turn on at night and water grass without any human assistance. Well, that’s because smart sprinklers are taking over to allow greater convenience in our lives. You can schedule them to turn on at a specific time, such as early in the morning or late at night, depending on your preference.
Most smart sprinklers even come with such cool tech that it can control your sprinkling system, depending on the weather forecast of your area. That is because just like all smart devices a controller is connected to your home Wi-Fi network, which allows it access to weather forecasts.
So, if you’re a gardening enthusiast but cannot tend to it yourself, then smart sprinklers are a great investment for you!
Smart speakers, also known as Voice Assistants allow you to control your devices through voice commands with the help of an in-built Virtual Assistant that allows individuals to carry out tasks simply by speaking. The best part about these devices is that they are not just limited to playing music from your Spotify playlist or YouTube, rather these devices can do so much more! They can read out information from the internet like dictating recipes while you cook, provide information about any ongoing news or even traffic situation on your daily route before you head out in the morning. What’s even better is that they allow you to control other compatible smart home devices around the house as well. Pretty cool, right?
Add convenience to your life
Consider these as the main Smart Home devices you must have if you plan on getting any for your home for convenience or to set your green footprint in this world. They’re a great investment that can go a long way, not just for you while saving your money, but for the greater good of the environment as well.