Smarter use of energy – Home automation helps save consumers




Energy, it was in the past decades for most of us the most normal thing in the world, partly due to relatively low energy prices and the obviousness of the availability of gas and electricity. Times have changed; energy has become a topic that is more than interesting for the average consumer. This change in thinking – and increasingly in action – is the result of developments such as climate change, increased competition in the energy market, rising prices, the emergence of green energy and new possibilities of electronics.

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Energy conservation plays an important role when we look at the developments in energy management through automation products and services, but also comfort must not be lost sight of. For example, a “smart home” can ensure that the heating is switched on only in areas where it is needed or only when someone is home.

Not only for consumers and energy savings a hot topic; growing energy companies need to respond to this market now energy transition to greener forms of energy more prominently on the agenda will be placed and the profits generated by fossil fuels dwindle. Suppliers therefore focus that increasingly offering hardware and services to consumers easier and even ‘nice’ to make to manage their household energy efficient.

In this second part of our series automation reviews several current products and additional services in the field of energy management. Furthermore, we cast a cautious glance into the future: developments we can in terms of energy savings and still expect? Before we speak with a number of parties from the field.

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