Improvements in kitchen technology are changing the way we cook, store food and interact with our homes. The advent of smart appliances has made managing homes easier and continues to improve lives by saving time and energy.
Food isn’t the only thing made better by smart appliances. Smart refrigerators, microwaves, ovens, sinks and other appliances can monitor the energy they’re using and reduce waste. Investing in smart appliances can mean monthly savings for years. They can also alert homeowners to issues in the kitchen when they’re away from the house.
The best news about smart appliances is that, even with all the recent advancements, things are only going to get better. The Internet of Things is growing and will become more customizable, so we’ll be able to have more control over our homes and the appliances in them.
Read more to learn the top five benefits of smart appliances in your kitchen.Read More
Heating and cooling costs make up 50% of the average household energy bill. A few smart home devices can help you take a big chunk out of that. Install the right devices, and you’ll end up with a greener home and a lower monthly energy bill. Next, I am going to tell you about four smart home products that can combine to reduce your monthly heating and cooling bill by about 34% and sometimes much more.
If you’re thinking about buying a smart thermostat, it’s a good idea to check with your gas or electric provider first. Many power companies offer cash back rebates when you buy certain models of energy saving thermostats. I’ve started compiling a list of all the available rebates in the table below.Read More
If you’ve looked into buying smart lights, you may have seen claims of their ability to improve health. They claim that the color temperature of the lights adjusts naturally to keep your body in its natural rhythm. Although it seems to make sense, I am immediately skeptical of claims like this. Is this a crafty marketing gimmick, or is it a real tangible benefit of smart lighting? It seems to me like a perfect situation for a deeper investigation.Read More