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Energy Efficiency Through Automation

Updated: Oct 13, 2023

With steadily rising energy costs, achieving energy efficiency should be one of your primary objectives as a homeowner. What better way to do this than to use home automation solutions?


While they are often seen as high-end tech equipment, home automation can help you save energy by ensuring that various resources and utilities are used more efficiently, reducing energy bills. Here’s how:


Man Setting Up His Smart Thermostat Automated Settings

Water Allocation


Smart home automation can help you save energy costs in water allocation. Smart sprinkler systems can help you plan an energy-efficient watering schedule for your yard, reducing water waste from evaporation or poor sprinkler positioning.


The automation also comes with water leak sensors that let you know of leaks before it eats into your water bill.


Temperature Control


Regular home HVAC systems often consume more energy than is required, as they aren’t automated, regularly running even when the room temperature does not need it. On the other hand, smart home thermostats automatically regulate based on the predominant temperature, keeping your cooling and heating costs at bearable levels.


Lighting Control


Smart home automation can help you achieve energy efficiency with lighting installations in and around the house. Often, your lights stay on all day and night, eating into energy costs even when they’re not needed.


Automation solutions such as lighting controls can be set on timers, preventing the lights from staying on when they’re not needed. These controls can be operated remotely, often from an app on your device, so you can switch off the lights and save energy when you’re not home.

Also, several smart light bulbs work with motion sensors, responding as people leave and enter a room, which is highly energy-efficient.


Home Appliances


Aside from lighting and HVAC units, several other home appliances can benefit from the energy efficiency that smart home automation solutions bring.


Appliances such as stereo systems, curtains, and TVs can all do with automation technology, which not only brings convenience but helps trim down the amount of energy consumption.


Begin Saving On Energy Bills With Quality Smart Home Installations


Home automation solutions are popular for increasing home security and security. However, they go one better by being an excellent energy-saving mechanism.


So, say goodbye to the old days of hefty energy bills. Embrace a variety of smart home installations that not only make life easy and convenient but also help you save energy costs. Smart Home & HiFi can help you with various automated lighting, security, home audio, and visual entertainment installations. Contact us today!


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