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17 & 18 MARCH 2020

NEC, BIRMINGHAM

You Don’t Need a Mortgage to Fill Your Home With Smart Technology!

Smart technology or home automation can improve home energy efficiency, security and comfort; all at the touch of your smart devices. All smart systems allow greater convenience in the home by enabling you to easily track and control your devices. These systems allow you to monitor your home's security through the use of a smartphone app, or control your vacuum cleaner whilst sitting on the sofa! What's more, you can take advantage of these smart systems even if you don't own your residence. We have compiled a selection of smart home tech for those who are renting properties, are conscious of high rental prices, want to save energy and wish to reduce their bills.

Smart Outlet

Did you forget to turn off the lights this morning but you're already at work? Take complete control with a smart outlet, a smart plug that integrates into your smart home network with on and off access to appliances plugged into them. These outlets allow you to control appliances through an app on your smartphone, through a virtual assistant or voice control. With complete supervision, you can save energy by only turning on these devices when they are needed, and no longer leaving them on unecessarily! Whether it is turning your coffee machine on in the morning or deactivating your child's gaming console, the power is at the tip of your fingers, no matter where you are! 

Heating and Cooling

The best smart technology available for renters will reduce the energy consumption within the home, and the process starts with as thermostat! Temperature valves can be fitted to the central heating and can automatically regulate the temperature,beginning to cool down when temperatures reach a certain level. It’s common to use a wax thermostat, where the wax and the valves will expand to reduce the flow of water through your radiator, until the temperature falls back down to the desired level.

Lighting

Lighting is an essential part of smart home systems, and automation can deliver amazing benefits. Smart lighting can improve home security, reduce energy and improve your daily convenience. Turning on your bedside lamp at night when your not in can create the illusion that you are at home, or when you are at home and hear noises downstairs, it can also help scare off potential intruders. The ability to do it remotely also allows you to avoid wasting energy. 

Smart lighting can also incorporate better interior design within the home  as it drastically improves the overall ambience of your home aesthetic. If you utilise the available mood settings, smart lighting can bring out the best features of your home, transform your interior into a cosy environment, enhance your mood and improve your sense of wellbeing.