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Smart Home Systems: How They Can Help You Save Money

Smart home systems are becoming increasingly popular and for good reason. These systems allow you to control various aspects of your home, such as lighting, temperature, and security, using a single device such as a smartphone or voice assistant. But did you know that smart home systems can also help you save money? With recession on the horizon, it’s important to know how these products can help you reduce your energy bills and save money. 


Climate Control

A smart home system allows you to control the temperature of your home with a smartphone app or by using voice commands. If you’re going to be away from home for the day, you can set the temperature to a more energy-efficient setting, such as “away” mode. This will help you save money on your heating and cooling costs. A Josh.AI home intelligence system will also learn your preferred temperatures and create a schedule accordingly. 

Image of dining room with Lutron automated shades.

Lighting and Shades

Another way that smart home systems can help you save money is by allowing you to control your lighting and shades remotely. You can have your smart home system programmed to raise your shades in the morning and close during the hottest part of the day to reduce cooling costs. Or, with just the tap on your smartphone, you can turn off any lights left on when you leave the house. 

An additional benefit of automated lighting is programming it to make your home look occupied when you’re away, thus deterring burglars and helping to prevent break-ins. This can potentially lower the cost of homeowners insurance, as some companies offer discounts for installing smart home security devices. 

In conclusion, smart home systems can help you save money in a variety of ways. From climate control to security systems, there are many different devices and systems that can help you reduce your energy consumption and lower your bills. Invest in a smart home system and start saving money today. 


If you’re interested in installing a smart home system in your Chicago area luxury home, give us a call today! 1-888-903-4448. 

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