Home Energy

Home Energy

Whether it's electric, gas, solar or any other forms of home energy, people usually agree that they want the most reliable, cost-effective and environmentally safe forms that they can get. Heating and cooling a home, while not worrying about brown-outs and other issues, is necessary in most of the country. What kind of home energy are you using – and are there better options that you just don't know about yet?

Sengled Smart LED Lights Help Save on Your Electric Bill

Smart LED lights are a great way to reduce your energy consumption and save some money for other uses. We saw this market segment take off last year. Sengled was a standout at CES 2015, with their entry into this market segment. However, they've been ...

Bidgely Tells How Much Energy You Use & Where

Do you know how much energy you use in your house? More importantly, do you know exactly where that energy goes? A new series...

Riding the Z-Wave to Home Automation

In short, Z-Wave is a wireless technology that opens up a world of opportunities in home automation. According to Sigma-Designs, the company that bought...

Energy Deregulation Reduces Your Costs

In the late 1990s, the federal government and 22 states began implementing energy deregulation. That meant consumers would be able to choose their electricity...

Keen Home’s New Smart Vent System Makes Heating and Cooling Easier

A brief overview of the new Smart Vent from Keen Home, providing details on this latest smart home accessory that uses the Internet of Things (IoT) technology and smart sensors to recirculate the air in homes to lower heating and cooling costs.

Brio Safe Outlet Provides Childproofing Protection

The Brio Safe Outlet looks unlike any other device on the market and takes the lead for innovative genius when it comes to providing consumers with an electrical outlet that does not need covers to...

Smart Surge Protector Shopping

To most people surge protector are a multi-purpose device that gives you additional electrical outlets and offers protection to all of your favorite equipment. However, that isn't always the truth. There are power strips – which provide you with...

Click Help: Home Automation Systems

Not too long ago, home automation systems consisted mostly of remote controls for garage door openers, electronic appliances like televisions and VCRs, and a...

All About LED Lighting

LED lighting is becoming more and more popular for a variety of reasons these days. LED lights last longer. They also consume far less energy than either fluorescent or incandescent bulbs and they give off almost no heat...

Vivint Sky: Next-Generation Smart Home Automation

Vivint has been dabbling in the home automation market for some time now with its security cameras and other simple DIY hardware that lets you control your locks, open your garage doors, and sense smoke or break-ins. Now Vivint Sky is preparing to upgrade