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Preventing Environmental Hazards with Connected Home Tech

Americans spend an average of 90% of their time inside, where pollutants can be up to five times more concentrated than they are outside, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection…

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Are Smart Homes Normalizing Energy-Efficient Living?

Smart and sustainable homes can offer excellent energy efficiency, curbing energy and resource waste on a global scale. A variety of technologies and applications promote efficiency in smart homes, with…

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Infographic: Passive Housing | A Smarter Way of Living 

Passive housing is fast becoming one of the most sought-after types of accommodation as homeowners realize the energy-saving (and indeed bill-reducing) and sustainability potential of this fascinating concept. In a…

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6 smart irrigation controllers to keep your lawn happy this summer

As the temperatures creep up during the long days of summer, lawns grow thirsty. Even though you might have the best intentions to keep your lawn properly watered and looking…

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Smarter dehumidifiers for a healthier home

Outside the temperatures are soaring, and its possible the humidity level in your home may be increasing as well. There are many issues that can manifest themselves due to high…

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Infographic: Energy Efficient Home | The Basics

In a comprehensive infographic on the green or high-performance home, the creative and editorial team behind the Energy Efficient Home: The Basics infographic below have most assuredly gone far beyond…

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5 Energy Efficiency Tips for Connected Homes

These days, technology is prevalent everywhere. It may be in our pockets, on our wrists, in our cars and—unsurprisingly—may be found throughout our homes. With the right suite of tech…

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4 Indoor Air Quality Monitors for a Healthier Smart Home

Do you often wonder why you sneeze a lot indoors or find your allergies flaring up? It could be because there’s room for improvement regarding your home’s interior air quality. There…

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10 Smart Works with Nest Gadgets That Go Easy on Your Budget

So you’ve invested in some Nest-branded smart home products and want to make your abode even more connected. Fortunately, you don’t have to break the bank to meet your goal.…

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Austin Cool House Tour 2018 a study in smart design

For residents of Austin, Texas, the 22nd annual Cool House Tour is an opportunity to take in the latest in high-performance residential architecture, encompassing both new construction and remodels across…

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