Thinking about automating something? Looking for inspiration? Check out our recommendations for scenarios like how to: “automate a small house”, “automate your parents house”, “automating shared spaces”. These scenarios provide ideas to get you rolling and insights to help avoid common pitfalls. You will also find market overviews and case studies in The Big PIcture section.
What is Synergy & Why is it Important? Synergy is the interaction of two or more home automation devices that combine and result in a greater effect than they each would on their own. You have likely heard of the saying - "the whole is greater than the sum of its...read more
Home automation should always make your life measurably better. You may want to expand your home automation but when you are considering adding a device or tool for your home make sure that you are not being influenced by sales tactics - the device should meet your...read more
When you are buying devices for your Smart Home, you may be wondering about different protocols and how they should guide your purchase. Learn more here.read more
Ready to purchase lighting for your smart home but not sure where to start? Review these 7 considerations before you buy your smart lighting.read more
Living small has big benefits; some of the biggest being the fact that you can really afford payments for your home, high quality appliances and furniture. You also save money with lower bills and less maintenance and probably have more money left over for the other...read more
One of the trickiest things about making parts of your home ‘smart’ can be having them recognize and work well for multiple people. It is great to have your thermostat save you money while you are away or your lights automatically turn off or your garage door to...read more
Home Automation can cover a lot of ground; everything from very mundane things like sensor lights to elaborate setups and scenes with dozens of devices and sensors. In this article we quickly cover the fundamentals of home automationread more