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Smart Home Technology & Smart Home Products

A Smart Home can save you time, energy and money by fully automating things like your thermostat, wall outlets, lights and more. These items can be run individually, or through a hub, with many items offering convenient remote app access and even voice control.

What is a Smart Home?

A smart home works for you by helping you interact with your home anywhere, at any time. Imagine all of the devices in your home communicating with each other, turning lights on and thermostat up when you arrive home, seeing who’s at your door from your desk at work or even programming your coffee maker while you’re laying in bed. It’s all possible with a smart home. With a Smart Home, you’ve got 24/7 access to everything that matters including your fire and smoke alarms, security cameras, wall outlets and more. In addition, with products like Google Home and Alexa, you not only have control over your smart home, but you also have the internet at your disposal, all through intuitive voice commands.

How do Smart Devices Work?

Smart devices connect to the internet, automating daily tasks and giving you control over your home from anywhere. Devices like smart outlets and lights allow you to turn them on and off remotely, so you can be sure that you’re saving money and energy while you’re not at home. Google Nest cameras allow you to monitor any area in your home in real-time, notifying you of people at your door, or even deliveries. Smart thermostats like the Google Nest thermostat learn your habits and adjust temperatures based on when you leave and return home. This automates the heating and cooling of your home and saves energy.    

Smart Home Products

Smart Switches, Dimmers & Outlets

These outlets, dimmers and switches from brands like Philips, Lutron, Ecobee and more can be controlled remotely from your smart device, giving you total control of your lighting and anything you have plugged in to your outlets.

Smart Lighting

Brands like Philips Hue, Illume and Sengled allow you to choose the RGB colour and temperature of your lighting to create the perfect atmosphere in your home.

Smart Thermostats

With the Google Nest, Ecobee, Honeywell or any other smart thermostat, you gain remote control over your homes temperature. Smart thermostats can even learn about you and heat and cool your home based on your daily routines.

Smart Smoke Detectors

Smart smoke detectors can alert you to smoke or fire in your home through any connected device, telling you where the issue is, regardless of where you are.

Smart Locks

Smart locks keep your home secure by allowing you to remotely lock and unlock your door from any connected device. Most locks will even accept access codes when your power is out.

Smart Cameras & Security Systems

Smart security cameras like Google Nest and Ring allow you to monitor your home from anywhere, 24/7. You can save video feeds in the cloud and even use two-way voice chat to communicate with visitors.

Smart Doorbells

Ring doorbells allow you to see whoever is at your door and communicate with them. They add an extra layer of security to any home.

Smart Garage Door Openers

Smart garage door openers allow you to open, close, and know the status of your garage door from anywhere on your smartphone or tablet.

Smart Appliances

Automate your home with smart appliances from brands like Whirlpool, LG and Samsung. Smart fridges that create shopping lists, remote controlled washers and dryers and even dishwashers can help make your life easier and more efficient.

Voice Assistants and Smart Speakers

Assistants like Google Home and Amazon Alexa can help you automate your home by allowing most smart devices to integrate with them and giving you voice control over nearly every aspect of your home.

Smart Home Hubs and Compatibility

Smart hubs are the brain of your smart home. They connect all of your smart devices and allow you to communicate with and monitor them all in one convenient location.

Google Assistant / Google Home

Powered by the Google Voice Assistant, Google Home combines a Bluetooth/Wi-Fi speaker, digital assistant and smart home controller to give you the ultimate in control over all of your smart devices. Google Home works with Google Nest, Samsung SmartThings, Philips Hue, Belkin WeMo and more.

Apple HomeKit

Control all of your HomeKit compatible accessories and devices using your iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch or Siri without the physical hub. HomeKit works with Ecobee 3, Kwikset, Lutron, Philips Hue and more.

Amazon Alexa

Amazon’s smart speaker - simply known as “Alexa” - can play music, control lighting, answer questions and more, all using voice control. Alexa works with Google Nest, Philips Hue, Ecobee 3, Wink, Samsung SmartThings and more.

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