The future is now!
Science fiction is steadily morphing into reality as the days go. Companies like Tesla are developing electric cars, and some devices need your facial scan or the sound of your voice to work.
If you have been waiting for the day you only have to say “blinds close” to shut the blinds in your parlour or, have your room set at the perfect temperature for sleep, you don’t need to wait anymore.
Automation provides the facility to program appliances and technological gadgets and creates a schedule of events for the devices on the network. Automation fosters access to the control of your home appliances and technology from a smartphone or smart device anywhere you are in the world. It can be used for isolated programmable devices like thermostats.
The programming can be anything from commands that are time-based, e.g. having the temperature of the thermostat reduced or increased during specific times. It can also involve non-scheduled events, such as raising the cooling system when the temperature in the house is hot.
How does automation help with temperature control?
Smart Temperature & Automated Thermostats
For proper regulation of indoor temperature, most of us make use of thermostats in our homes. But, have you ever thought of whether the thermostats are cost saving? In the past, individuals have suggested keeping the thermostat at one fixed temperature, or that it should be programmed to be a bit cool/warm when you are away from the house. Both suggestions, however, still result in the same high bill monthly. In recent times, the solution of installing a Smart Temperature Automated Thermostat has become famous.
Automated Thermostats are programmable and can be adapted to your schedule to keep your home temperature at a level that will help you save money. If you are home on a day that your thermostat is programmed to think you will not be in, the Smart Temperature device can override this program when they sense you. If you are away from home for an extended period, through an app on your smartphone, you can control the settings or create a schedule.
How to Automate Your Home’s Temperature
If you have plans to transform your house into a smart house, the following are things to know:
- Make sure you have a pre-existing internet service that is wireless or if you have wired internet service, connect it to a wireless router to get a reliable internet signal.
- Take into consideration the size of your home to determine the number of wireless routers needed.
- Get a professional to design and install an automation system or buy the complete package from manufacturers.
- There are two options available when buying or designing an automated system:
- Make use of wireless communication to connect the sensors and control.
- Use a control wire for each switch and sensor.
How to Control Your Home’s Temperature
With an automated home, all you need is access to a smartphone and download the relevant app. The app on the phone acts as a remote control for the thermostat and temperature of the home. Monitoring can be done manually, or you can set a schedule for the temperature.
The SMARTHOMEWORKS are here to help. We plan and custom design Smart Homes. Call us on (02) 8197 1122 or contact us here.