smart home

Jan 16
A man holding his phone with a menu of different controls for his smart home.

These Smart Home Gadgets Could Change How You Get Through 2019

Well, the old year has passed and now we get to see what the future holds. In terms of everyday technology, the world is changing incredibly quickly so it’s nice to know how technology is changing before the world changes around you. One of the biggest revolutions in recent years has been the advent of smart home technology. You can think of adding smart home technology to your life as a kind of “home improvement,” but […]

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Jun 11
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Fresh Ideas for Fire Resilience Emerging from Smart Technology

It seems like every summer we see the Western United States ravaged by wildfires, with the destruction augmented this year by an exploding volcano in Hawaii. These disasters are leading fire experts to investigate new technologies to help supplement existing efforts by fire departments to combat this growing threat. Structural engineers and other experts have been visiting burned homes, stores, and other sites in California to help brainstorm new ideas to provide next level […]

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Jun 19
Brown roof covered in large solar panels

Five Solar Energy Home Trends to Watch

Despite what skeptics may say, solar energy is a very good thing—for efficient home designs, for the environment, and for your checkbook. It’s one of the only self-sustaining processes for creating and storing energy, rather than buying it. Let’s take a closer look at some of the home trends that are being impacted by solar. 1. The Solar Energy Market is booming According to the Solar Energies Industry Association, solar energy is off-the-charts popular […]

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