As well as being convenient and a great conversation starter, smart technologies are also fantastic at making your home more eco-friendly! If you are looking to lessen your carbon footprint, here are a few technologies worth checking out this year.
Smart thermostats are a great choice that can help the environment and lower your energy bills! Simply programming the thermostat to reduce energy consumption during hours you are not home is a great way to get started.
We don’t need our light bulbs to be at max brightness all the time! Smart lighting can allow you to dim your lighting to match your preferences and reduce power consumption. Some can even text you when you leave a light on!
Smart plugs can essentially turn any appliance into a smart appliance! Besides allowing you to turn it off and on using your phone, some smart plugs can tell you how much energy is being used by an appliance and whether you have forgotten to turn it off!