Do Smart Homes Affect the Environment?

Smart Homes are becoming more and more popular in the UK and the world. The reasons are obvious – you can achieve various tasks much easier, such as turning on the heating or cooling before you arrive home, fill in your bath without going to the bathroom yourself and many other tasks. Also, home automation companies are becoming very aware of security issues that might arise and are tackling them very well, including KNX, which even has a site dedicated entirely for security – KNX Secure.

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Home Automation or Smart Homes: What’s the Right Option for You

Home Automation and Smart Homes are usually just two words used to refer to the same thing. Don’t worry, you’re not alone if you do this. In fact, even many who claim to be professionals in the industry tend to believe they are the same thing. At their core, however, there is a fundamental difference between the two. That fundamental difference is what this article is all about.

However, before we get into the nitty-gritty of Home Automation or Smart Homes, we’re going to go through a short history of these products, to try and help you to have a better understanding of the differences. That way, next time you’re browsing for new components, you’ll know the difference between true experts and those who just have a name tag.

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