The holiday shopping season is upon us, and if you have any new homeowners on your list or a hard to shop for tech-obsessed relative to buy for smart home gadgets may be the answer. With more and more homeowners using devices to automate their homes, adding an intelligent thermostat or WiFi controlled locks for the house may add additional convenience and energy savings. Grab your Christmas list and see which of these devices might make an excellent gift for someone you love or for yourself! If you need heat repair in Wake Forest NC, call Choice HVAC for a free estimate today.
Both new homeowners and budget conscious families will love the CURB energy monitoring device. Installed inside the circuit breaker of your home, the CURB helps monitor the energy consumption of your home in real time and can help you begin saving you money as soon as it is installed. The device has 18 sensors that give you information about your home's power consumption. It also integrates with Samsung's SmartThings platform that allows you to control your appliances on the go.
The Amazon Echo has found its way into homes and lives across America. It allows you to manage everything from ordering groceries to the temperature within your home with just voice commands. The Echo integrates with other smart home devices to make your life easier. Adding the Phillips Hue Bridge and Phillips Hue Smart Light Bulbs to your home will allow you to turn lights on with your Echo device. These LED bulbs will save you money on your energy bill and can be set to change color and brightness based on the time of day and to alert you to things like text messages and package deliveries. Amazon Echo is an ideal gift for all the homeowners on your list.
Smart locks on your home offer ease and convenience for the entire family. Consider the August Smart Lock HomeKit for that family or person who has everything. Adding the Smart Lock HomeKit to the home allows entry to the house to be tracked, and notifications can be sent to your smartphone. These features are ideal for busy working parents who want to be sure their kids are home safe from school or those singles who need to make sure the dog walker can get in to take Fido for a run. The locks will automatically unlock as you approach and lock the door as you walk away, making this the perfect tech gift for new parents, too.
Smart thermostats like the Nest thermostat allow you to set a temperature routine for your home and forget it. Want to keep the house four degrees cooler while you're at work, but want to come home to a toasty warm house? No problem! Nest allows you to set a schedule for during the week with customizations each day. These custom settings can help you keep your energy costs low and your home comfortable. Because it works with home hub devices like Amazon Echo and Phillips Hub smart home integration easy. Nest will also alert you to problems with your furnace and tell you when it's time to change your furnace filters. The Nest app will also show you your energy use history and allow you to control the temperature in your home from anywhere with your phone, tablet, or laptop.
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