Although the term “smart home” is believed to have been coined by the American Association of Home Builders as early as 1984, there’s not a general consensus on what makes one. Is it enough to have an app that controls the thermostat, or are more features needed?
In May, Coldwell Banker announced — along with CNET — qualifications for what makes a smart home. Under the company’s definition, a home must have a smart security or smart temperature feature, as well as two additional features such as smart appliances, smart HVAC system, smart TVs or smart water systems.
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