WHAT IS A SMART HOME?
No doubt you have heard the term “smart home” thrown around a lot in the past few years. You may also have heard other terms such as “connected home” and “intelligent home”. These all describe the same thing but what do they really mean?
A smart home is a house that uses the latest in technology and control and communicate and automate any number of services offering smart integration and features along with simplicity of use.
These services may include:
- Automated lighting
- Electric locks and access control
- Intercom systems
- Alarm and CCTV camera systems
- Multi room audio and video systems
- Home theatre & surround sound
- Irrigation systems
- Pools and spas
- Floor heating
- Air conditioning
- Wifi and data networking
Why would I want a smart home?
There are 4 main reason why people choose to build a smart home.
Convenience & lifestyle
Smart homes can help make complex day to day tasks simple by integrating systems together and automating them based on your habits.
Comfort & Control
Lighting and air conditioning systems automatically adjusted to suit your lifestyle and mood. With the integration of smart phones you can even access it remotely to make the house cool before you get home on a summers day.
Incorporating security, CCTV and lighting systems along with your smart device can allows you to monitor home from anywhere in the home to anywhere in world giving peace of mind and the ability to take action when required.
By controlling when things turn on and off based on time of day and monitoring how much power you using you can take full control of how much energy your home is using. You can even integrate in with your solar system to take advantage of the free power you are producing from the sun!
Why not book an obligation free consultation with the experts at McCormick Concepts and let us help find the right solution for you.