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What is a Smart Home In Springfield, MO?


Posted: September 16, 2016 by Alex Fowler

We are in a Smart Home era! Our homes in Springfield, MO are becoming more and more smart. Now, with the development of Smart Home products, our homes want to play an even greater role as they know our habits, simplify our lives and save us time and money.

The editors at CNET.com set these standards for smart homes:

"Smart Home: A home that is equipped with network-connected products (i.e., “smart products,” connected via Wi-Fi, Bluetooth or similar protocols) for controlling, automating and optimizing functions such as temperature, lighting, security, safety or entertainment, either remotely by a phone, tablet, computer or a separate system within the home itself. It must have a cable, satellite or DSL internet connection and equipped with at least three Smart Home features including security and/or temperature."

Category Examples
Security* Smart locks, networked security cameras
Temperature* Smart thermostats
Appliances Smart refrigerators, smart washer / dryers
Entertainment Smart TVs, TV streaming service
Heating / Cooling Smart HVAC system, smart fans or vents
Lighting Smart light bulbs, lighting systems
Outdoors Smart plant sensors, smart watering systems
Safety Smart fire / carbon monoxide detectors, nightlights

* Must have at least one

In this segment of NBC Open House, Coldwell Banker Real Estate and CNET.com establish a definition for the “smart home” that is simple while allowing still for choices.





If you want more info on smart homes in Springfield, MO or if you want to check your homes in Springfield, MO and see if they are considered smart, you can find one of our real estate agents on our website at http://www.cbvanguard.com/ or call our office at 417-887-6664.


 

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