Find Out Why Your Residence Would Benefit From A Smart Thermostat
TAGS: Smart Home Automation | Smart Home Technology | Smart Thermostats
If you own a home in the Charlotte, NC area, chances are you spend plenty every year heating and cooling your property.
Luckily, there’s a readily available solution that will help you save money and energy consumption each month: a smart thermostat.
Smart thermostats can automatically regulate the temperature in your home to create an eco-friendly home environment whether you’re at work, lounging in your great room or readying for sleep. They also can inform you of your energy consumption patterns so that you naturally can consume less.
Most importantly, though, climate control technologies such as smart thermostats shouldn’t be considered just a convenience. They can provide real, lasting benefits for your home and the environment.
Don’t believe us? Below are three startling facts you should know about home energy consumption and smart thermostats.
Control4 and Amazon’s Alexa Combine for Convenient Control
TAGS: smart home automation | Voice Control
Amazon’s voice control devices the Echo, Dot and Tap are dominating the voice control market space according to an article on Fortune.com. Amazon has reported they have sold more than 10 million Alexa-powered devices since its inception in 2015. However, adding the Echo to your home doesn’t automatically turn it into a smart home. You need a full smart home installation and Alexa to make true automation possible. Our partner Control4 was one of the first to integrate Alexa in smart homes. In this blog, we'll show you how easy it is to enjoy integrated voice control with your smart home system in your Charlotte, NC property.
Get Rid of App Clutter with a Smart Home System
TAGS: 4sight | Control4 | smart home automation | Sonos
It seems like everyone keeps saying, “there’s an app for that.” But if you continue to add apps to your smartphone, not only will you overload your phone, but you’ll also get app clutter. When it comes time to clean out the closet so to speak, you have to assess which ones you actually use on a daily basis and which ones you can do without.
The Basics of a Home Network Installation
TAGS: Networking | smart home automation
Many Charlotte, NC smart home owners have a limited understanding of the terms and equipment associated with Wi-Fi and networking. Understanding how your home network is setup and operates is the first step towards ensuring your smart home performs reliably and effectively. Then, you need a trusted home network installation partner to provide the essential pieces of equipment and services you need to ensure a secure connection in your house. Our goal is to educate our customers and clients on all things related to home technology, and the network is a large part of that discussion. Read this guide on Wi-Fi to learn about the basics of a network in a smart home.