Create an Energy Management System with Home Automation
Have you ever looked at your monthly electricity bill and wondered why it’s so high? Or maybe you are becoming more conscious about the environment and want to make a change to impact the world we live in. Whatever your concern is with saving energy, home automation can definitely help. You may think that adding a high-powered system like automation would make the situation worse, but in reality it actually improves and reduces the amount of electricity you use because it directs the energy to the appropriate places only when you need it. Here are the three keys you need to save more energy in your Beaverton, OR area home.
Explore All the Features of Amazon’s Alexa
Since Amazon released their voice control assistant, Alexa, more than 10 million people have purchased it—including the Echo, Dot, and Tap control devices. Google, Apple, and other companies are trying to compete with their own versions, but there isn’t a main competitor yet that rivals Alexa in the voice control department. While this intuitive device has opened up many new people to the realm of home automation, those who already have a control system can still benefit from it by integrating Alexa into their home system. Keep reading this blog to discover what features you can benefit from with voice control in your Vancouver, WA area home.
Test Your Knowledge of Home Technology
“Smart technology” is becoming an integral part of everyday life, especially in a tech hub like Portland, Oregon. And yet many homeowners are still hesitant to join the home automation movement, making their properties more efficient, comfortable, and secure through custom electronics. Why is that? Perhaps it’s because they don’t have a clear idea of what automation is or how it can benefit them. To help debunk some of the misconceptions out there, we’ve listed the top myths about custom home electronics. Keep reading to see if you’ve got a solid understanding of automation.
Explore the Possibilities for Upgrading Your Home
With the growing popular of DIY “smart” devices such as Nest Learning Thermostat, you might find yourself wondering if installing your own home automation system is the best approach. As custom technology professionals, we see the benefits of both options. The real question is which one is the right fit for your Vancouver, WA home. Read below for a breakdown of the two choices.