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Energy

Stemming the flow… Whether you use a Smart Meter Energy usageand can see your live usage, or just monitor your monthly bill increasing, you still have the same question: Where is it going? 

With a continuing rise in energy prices, the majority of homes and businesses have focused on thermal efficiency. However human nature is forgetful and unwittingly wasteful. You can have the worlds most efficient fridge, but what’s the point if you leave the doors open!

So where to start – The Audit. Regardless of what style of Home you have, assessing your night time usage highlights all the “vampire” consumers. This is usually when most things are off (you’ll soon see how off they are) and you can see the baseline consumption for your property. This will usually consist of fridge/freezers and devices or appliances consuming power on standby.

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Buy a SmartHome with Confidence

Buying a Home is a daunting prospect for Loxone Smart Home control using Android device and NFC Smart Tagmost people, but when its a SmartHome, there is a little more to think about and stress levels may rise. With more homes incorporating connected devices and systems, we have put together some pointers for you to consider when buying a SmatHome… Read the rest of this entry »

Home Automation Starter Kit

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Where do you start with automation? With a new build its fairly easy as you have the flexibility of easily running cables to where you need them. Retro fitting may need a little extra thought…. We have pieced together a basic starter kit that can easily grow to control your whole home or business needs. Loxone Mini Server GoAt the centre is a small plug-in control box that communicates with the connected devices. All it needs is power and a connection to the WiFi/Internet Router (Internet connection not essential to operate locally). From here its simply adding devices like relays, switches, heating controls, blinds, sensors and more…. Read the rest of this entry »

Saving Energy with Home Automation

One of the key aspects of handing control over to an bathroom2intelligent Home Automation system is the ability to reduce wastage.  If correctly set up it will achieve this with ease, savings of 15-20% on heating and up to 30% on lighting…We will focus on these two aspects and show you some nice extras that come as standard…

Lets start with lights.  Including an occupancy sensor in each room allows for lights to be switched off automatically when there Read the rest of this entry »