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Phyn Smart Water Portfolio Expands at CES 2020 with Phyn XL Line
The entire Phyn portfolio. From left to right, Phyn Plus, Phyn Smart Water Assistant, Phyn XL 1.5 and Phyn XL 2. Image Phyn.

Phyn Smart Water Portfolio Expands at CES 2020 with Phyn XL Line

Smart water pioneer Phyn has announced they are moving upmarket with the debut of the Phyn XL 1.5" and Phyn XL 2" at CES 2020. Phyn, the makers of the Phyn Plus intelligent water monitor launched at…

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Best Earth-Friendly Interior Design Trends to Follow in 2020
Moving to a modern farmhouse in 2020? This build by Strong Roots Development in Austin, Texas, is Earth-friendly from the ground up. Image: Digitized House.

Best Earth-Friendly Interior Design Trends to Follow in 2020

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that 89 percent of the waste generated in the U.S. is recyclable, but yet we only recycle about 34 percent. The rest continues to pollute our environment, disintegrating into gases that…

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Five Tips for Buying Green and Smart Homes
Rooftop solar arrays can be an important element for green homes. Image: Roy Buri from Pixabay.

Five Tips for Buying Green and Smart Homes

Environmentalism has become one of the most important topics in the residential and commercial realms nowadays, and for good reason. Not only is it becoming imperative for the two sectors to unite in the fight against global…

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Deal of the Day: Jackery Explorer Portable Power Station and Solar Panel
Jackery Explorer 240 Portable Power Station and SolarSaga solar panel. Image: Jackery.

Deal of the Day: Jackery Explorer Portable Power Station and Solar Panel

Portable gas generators are exceedingly helpful during power outages or when you need access to power while camping or in remote, off-grid locations. The downside lies in their never-ending thirst for fuel and the resulting carbon emissions,…

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Living Organic: Green New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home
For a twist on New Year resolutions, consider an organic approach to your home. Image: Jason Boyd from Pexels.

Living Organic: Green New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

While deciding to lose weight, work out more, and eat less junk food are typical New Year resolutions, among the best ones you can embrace are those that make your living space more organic and green. Our…

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Black Friday Weekend Deal on Pani Smart Water Monitor at 29% Off
The Pani Smart Water Monitor is a great way to begin conserving water in your home. Image: Digitized House.

Black Friday Weekend Deal on Pani Smart Water Monitor at 29% Off

We covered the Pani Smart Water Monitor in an in-depth review just a few weeks ago. As stated in the review, we see this first smart water product from Austin, Texas-based startup Pani Systems as an ultra-smart…

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Five Best Dimmable Fixtures for Optimal LED Lighting
Modern LED track lighting can be an attractive addition to your living space, while adding dimming and lowering energy usage. Image: Khiem Tran from Pixabay.

Five Best Dimmable Fixtures for Optimal LED Lighting

If you’re looking to make the switch to LED lighting, it can be as simple as putting a new bulb in an existing fixture. However, to make the most of what LED technology is capable of, you…

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Wasserstein Ring Floodlight and Solar Panel Charger Review
Wasserstein Ring Floodlight and Solar Panel Charger charging our Ring Stick Up Cam Battery. Image: Digitized House.

Wasserstein Ring Floodlight and Solar Panel Charger Review

We are big fans of the Ring Stick Up Cam Battery and Spotlight Cam Battery, but these wireless outdoor security cameras need to be taken down periodically to have their lithium ion batteries recharged. Enter the Wasserstein…

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Pani Smart Water Monitor Review
The Pani Smart Water Monitor is a wheel-shaped device designed for use with showers, toilets, and other fixtures. Image: Digitized House.

Pani Smart Water Monitor Review

How much water did your household consume today? Yesterday? This week? This month? You probably don’t know. Moreover, if you did know, what could you reasonably do about reducing your water footprint, and why would you care?…

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Infographic: Water Hero Smart Leak Detection + Shut-Off
In this infographic, learn about how smart leak detection and automated shuf-off with Water Hero can avert water damage. Image: Digitized House.

Infographic: Water Hero Smart Leak Detection + Shut-Off

Your home's water system called. It wants your respect back. With all of the buzz around connected homes, your water system may still be stuck in the dark ages. Its pipes and valves are tucked behind the…

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Phyn Smart Water Assistant Debut Flows Intelligent Water to DIY Market
The Phyn Smart Water Assistant brings intelligent water to the home at $299. Image: Phyn.

Phyn Smart Water Assistant Debut Flows Intelligent Water to DIY Market

Phyn has flowed intelligent water management into the DIY connected home with the launch of the $299 Phyn Smart Water Assistant, a smart device conceived for whole-house leak detection and water conservation. Whereas installation of the company’s…

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How to Incorporate Organic Elements Into Your Kitchen
Looking to add more organic elements to your kitchen? Read on for our suggestions. Image: Rene Asmussen from Pexels.

How to Incorporate Organic Elements Into Your Kitchen

In most households, the kitchen is the heart and hearth of the home so when the time comes to remodel it, it's imperative you remain guided by your style and convenience. Preparing delicious meals for your family…

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5 Ways to Boost the Energy Efficiency of a Home-Based Small Business
By boosting the energy efficiency of your home-based workspace, you can invest more in moving your unique products and services forward. Image: Marek Levak from Pexels.

5 Ways to Boost the Energy Efficiency of a Home-Based Small Business

Small business owners are increasingly choosing to run their companies from the comfort of their homes, as the technological revolution is making it easy and cost-effective to center your operations in your home office, manage a remote…

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Smart Product Makers Lay Down Markers on Google Nest Account Migration
Lighting maker Lutron is warning its customers to delay migrating their Nest Accounts to Google Accounts to preserve Works with Nest connections. Image: Digitized House.

Smart Product Makers Lay Down Markers on Google Nest Account Migration

The Google Nest connected home domain is undergoing a major shift, as the company is nudging current Nest Account holders to migrate to Google Accounts in light of their plan to fully integrate the Google Home and…

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