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Ideas for smarter home savings in Concord

January 02, 2024
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Smart homes are a wonderful investment for various reasons. They bolster your convenience and security by providing an unprecedented level of access and control. But they can help you further by conserving energy and saving you on utility costs. See how you are able to enjoy smarter home savings in Concord by using the latest in home security equipment.

Cut expenses with a smart thermostat in Concord

A smart thermostat operates like a standard model in that you may alter the comfort levels from the unit itself. But that’s about where the similarities stop. Today’s units may be managed from anywhere through a convenient app. Didn’t remember to change the comfort levels prior to leaving on a trip? No problem! With the press of a button, you can adjust the heating or cooling levels and cut your energy usage, saving you money.

But some modern smart thermostats go even further. Commonly called “learning thermostats,” these advanced models detect your preferred settings and use things like geolocation and on-site sensors to automatically change temps. In other words, it alters the temperature according to whether you’re home or not, the time of day, and other variables. You can appreciate smarter home savings in Concord without doing a thing.

Decrease electricity usage in Concord with smart lights

If you haven’t already switched to LED light bulbs, it’s a great time to make the upgrade. But you can take things further by connecting smart lights into your home security configuration. If you’re like many people and don’t always switch off the lights before bed, you no longer need to be concerned about that. You may program lights to switch off at specific times every night. You may also design additional lighting schedules to make it seem like you’re there when you’re not.

If you don’t program schedules or specific rules for your lights, you still can save money by adjusting lights wherever you are with your mobile app. You won’t ever have bulbs burning at all hours again. In addition, if you have kids who sometimes leave lights switched on in the bathroom, you [[can|might]could]165] consider using inexpensive motion sensing switches to eliminate the problem.

Home Automation adds savings, safety, and convenience

Did you realize you can set custom actions within your system that bring conveneince, energy savings, and safety? For example, if you’re going out for the evening, you may arm your system, lower the thermostat, switch lights off or on, and secure door locks with one touch of your central control hub. You might also set other customized rules, like having your foyer light switch on when an outside camera’s motion sensor is set off. You can let your smart home do the work for you!

Customize your own smart home in Concord

Would you like to benefit from smarter home savings in Concord? A Vivint smart home offers access to exciting home security innovations and will save you money over the long haul. You’ll also appreciate impressive home protection and the comfort that comes with 24-hour monitoring. Contact (802) 909-3379 to request more information and start creating your own smart home today.