Home Automation: Increased Energy Efficiency
Home automation systems have made many homes more efficient. These types of devices can be installed in plumbing, heating and other systems and can save you money over the course of a year. Some of automation systems even provide sleek design or entertainment value in addition to their increased functionality.
Kohler Moxie Shower Heads
The Moxie shower head is a boon for those who love to sing in the shower. The high efficiency shower head has a built-in Bluetooth speaker that plays music from your Bluetooth-enabled device - right in the shower. This leap in home automation is entertaining as well as efficient. The shower head is an easy-to-install upgrade created by one of the world’s foremost innovators in plumbing solutions. The Moxie is definitely the most entertaining way to improve your home’s water efficiency.
Remote Climate Control
One of the fastest growing trends in home automation involves gadgets that can be controlled from your smartphone or tablet. You can install devices that allow you to manage your lights, heat and air from a remote location. Remote climate control devices are among the best ways to use this technology to improve your home’s efficiency because this technology allows you control your home’s energy use from anywhere with an Internet connection. With this type of device, you’ll be able to raise or lower your temperature at any time to keep energy use at its most efficient.
The Nest thermostat has been on the market since 2011 and is currently in its second iteration. At the time of its release, the Nest was considered groundbreaking technology. The style and design of the thermostat are modern and sleek, and it’s also a step forward in utility. This thermostat is programmable from your smartphone and learns your behaviors over time. This means that you can think a little less about your household climate settings and let the Nest take care of it for you.
Georgia power companies - including those serving Atlanta and its suburbs - are encouraging customers to switch to the Nest. This device helps you save on your own energy bill, and it conserves power for the whole grid on those heavy-use days of summer.
Contact Casteel’s home automation professionals to discuss the upgrades that would be best for your home and lifestyle. Casteel carries many of today’s most popular and useful home automation systems, and these pros can install almost any system in which you may be interested.