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  • How to Reduce your Electricity Bill
    Now is the time to think seriously about how to reduce your electricity bill. The energy price cap in the UK increased by 54% in April and news this week suggests it will rise again by 70% in October. That means our bills for gas and electricity will increase by more than 120% in a…
  • 12 Pros and Cons of Smart Homes
    Smart Homes sometimes seem like a glimpse into a future we imagined as children. But like every technological advance there are pitfalls for the unwary. What are the pros and cons of smart homes today? The pros are many, here is a selection.. The Pros of Smart Homes Quality of Life Quality of life is…
  • Smart Technology in the Home
    Smart Technology in the Home In 2022 there is a renewed interest in the uses of smart technology in the home. Partly as a result of so many of us spending more time working at home and partly because much of the technology undermining the notion of a Smart Home has come of age. Working…
  • Houses of the Future – Room by Room
    Just the Beginning Smart home technology is the key to houses of the future. Today, we are seeing the beginning of movement that brings high profile solutions like solar generated electricity, smart appliances, artificial intelligence, smart security to bear on all new building in the UK. With the positioning of the environment from a ‘nice…
  • Home Smart Home
    Home Smart Home What do we mean by a Smart Home in 2021? More people are working at home than ever before because of Covid-19. It is more important than ever that we are able to focus on the things that are important. Lockdown in one form or another is unlikely to go away until…
  • Smart Security Systems in 2022
    Smart Security Systems in 2022 Smart Security Systems in 2022 build on the security technology we all know and love. So what actually is a Smart Security System? Back in the day, most people’s experience of security systems was the bell on a neighbours house that kept them awake in the wee small hours. Thankfully,…
  • Smart Homes for the Elderly
    Smart Home technology is not just for the futurists amongst us. There are benefits that smart technology can unleash for the elderly as well. In fact, in the UK with an ageing population smart homes for the elderly is one area where demand is growing fast. In the UK, our society is much more work…
  • Smart Home Kitchen Technology
    Smart Home Kitchen Technology As a subset of smart technology in the home, Smart home kitchen technology is booming. More than hi-fi, home-cinema, and even security, kitchen technology can actually make us thrive. Think about all of the nutrition initiatives and see how technology can make it easier to eat yourself fitter. Diet is everything,…
  • The Best Smart Home Devices for 2022
    The Best Smart Home Devices for 2022 OK, we know it’s early and Santa’s grotto is a little threadbare this year, but it’s never too early to picture your perfect smart home. We’ve put a collection of the best smart home devices for 2021 together, hint – some of these would make excellent Christmas presents!…
  • Smart Technology for a Smart Home
    Smart Technology for a Smart Home The house of the future relies on smart technology communicating securely and quietly in the background, leaving you to get on with your life in the most comfortable possible way. We like to think of it as Smart Technology for a Smart Home. As an example of smart technology…
  • Home Automation Virtual Tour
    Our socially distant Covid 19 proof home automation virtual tour shows how smart houses can be brought under the control of a single secure system. Click on the picture here to see the virtual tour in full screen. You can pause the rotation from the control icons and explore manually. Information icons explain more about…