Optimize Your Home To Save Money

    Published: 06-16-2009
    Views: 6,779
    Laura Hubbard from the Consumer Electronics Association describes how smart homes have the technology infrastructure to give you options that save money and energy.

    Laura Hubbard: Smart homes provide home owners with unprecedented customization access and control of their home, they have the technology infrastructure to enable electronic devices to connect and work together to provide your family with enhanced conveniences, security, comfort and entertainment, options that can also save you money and energy.

    Automated lighting control systems, window treatments, thermostats and energy management systems are known as practical technology applications to help with energy-savings. Remote access allows home owners to easily manage and adjust temperature via network thermostats.

    Automated lightning control systems provide ample options ranging form basic to more advanced programming, to turning on and off lights and in around the home. Lighting and power timers can be programmed to turn on and off based on the time of day or optimal load.

    Occupancy sensors also enable lights to turn off when the room is empty and on when a person enters. When networked, window shades, lighting systems and thermostats can help conserve electricity enhance ambiance and controls temperature. Contact a Custom Systems Integrator to help you design and install smart home technology to save energy and money in your home.