You may have heard of new homes being set up to be automated or of other people upgrading their homes to become automated. What does this mean exactly? Home automation is a new trend in home design that is essentially turning your home into a “smart home” like your “smart phone.”
With a home automation system, you are basically connecting all of the devices in your life to the internet. This means your clocks, garage doors, appliances, speakers, thermostat and more are all running, communicating and taking commands from you via the internet. Not only can you control the things in your house from a smart phone or tablet, but you are going to save energy by having things in your home, like the thermostat, shut off when you’re not using it and turned back on as soon as you’re home. Here is how home automation works, how it benefits you and how to get your home automated.
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