26 Mar '13, 9am

Why Home Automation Systems are at the Forefront of Energy Savings

Why Home Automation Systems are at the Forefront of Energy Savings

So will these “smarter” home automation systems hit consumers’ wallets? According to Godwin, the good news is that systems designed to focus on homes’ energy efficiency will actually become cheaper than those focused on appliances and entertainment systems. For consumers who wish for perfect lighting along with seamless video systems, they can expect to pay as much as $10,000 a year for such an automated system. But if the need is simply energy efficiency, an investment on average will range from $50 to $100. Pair that price with local utility and government incentives, and it will only be good sense for consumers to install a smart home automation system in the homes this coming decade. In the end, consumers will be able to save money without any change in lifestyle as these smart systems scale and improve in their performance.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2013/03/home-automation-syste...

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