Energy Saving Tips
SMART HOMES ENERGY-SAVING STRATEGIES
Smart home allows homeowners to control their appliances through smartphone apps, creating many new ways to save energy. Here are some of the best energy-saving strategies for smart homes that you can use today.
SIMPLIFY YOUR DAY BY SETTING SMART ROUTINES
Vida smart home allow you to create daily smart home routines, scheduling when appliances turn on and off.
For instance, you could set smart appliances such as air conditioner to turn off while you’re out of the house, or you might schedule your lights to turn on and off at the same time every morning.
Such routines mean you don’t have to worry about forgetting to turn off appliances when they’re not in use, and improve smart-home energy-efficiency.
USE AUTOMATION TO REDUCE AIRCON COOLING COIL
Smart home makes it possible for you to control your smart air conditioner by app or voice command (Google home nest required), and allow you to schedule the temperature change throughout your home to meet your specific needs.
You can set the air conditioner to turn on before you arrive home.
To save energy, you could automatically turn off the air conditioning and switch to a fan at night when the temperature drops
INSTALL SMART MOTORISED SHADES TO MAKE YOUR COOLING MORE EFFICIENT
Have your ever noticed how hot a room can get when the sun is beating through the window? Automated motorised shades are programmable to close at specific times of the day and keep your house cool.
Plus enjoy the added benefit of being able to lower the shades with a touch of a button as you sink into your conch to enjoy your movie.
SAVE ENERGY WITH SMART LIGHTING.
Homeowners can setup smart lighting or dimmer devices to change the lighting at set times throughout the day. Once linked to Vida smart hub, such lighting can be turned on and off through mobile app. Using motion detectors and timers to turn off lighting are two of the simplest energy-saving strategies for smart homes.
Smart lights offer other benefits. Scheduling lights to come on and off when you’re not home can be part of an automated home security system, deterring burglars by suggesting the home is occupied.
USE SMART PLUGS TO TURN ANY ELECTRICAL PRODUCT INTO A SMART DEVICE
Few homeowners can upgrade all their gadgets, devices and appliances at once. Fortunately, with smart plugs, you can turn any electrical product into a smart device.
Smart plugs can be controlled from your smartphone or linked to Google voice assistance. Once installed, the smart plugs can turn devices on and off while also monitoring each device’s energy use.
We hope these energy-saving strategies for homes help reduce your energy consumption and your utility bill. Smart homes offer many ways to improve appliance efficiency and prevent energy waste, giving homeowners control over their appliances like never before.