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Tips for smarter home savings in Arlington

January 02, 2024
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Smart homes are a wise investment for various reasons. They enhance your security and convenience by giving you access and control like never before. But they can help you further by lowering energy consumption and saving you on utility costs. Learn how you can enjoy smarter home savings in Arlington by using the most advanced home security equipment.

Save money with a smart thermostat in Arlington

A smart thermostat performs like a standard one in that you can change the comfort levels from the unit itself. But that’s about where the similarities stop. Today’s thermostats can be adjusted from any location using a helpful mobile app. Forget to lower the comfort levels before departing on a trip? Not a problem! In a matter of seconds, you can change the settings and cut your energy usage, benefitting your bottom line.

But some leading smart thermostats can benefit you even more. Commonly referenced as “learning thermostats,” these high-tech devices discover your preferences and use elements like geolocation and on-site sensors to update temps automatically. Simply put, it regulates the temperature depending on whether you’re home or not, the time of day, and other considerations. You can enjoy smarter home savings in Arlington without lifting a finger.

Reduce electricity consumption in Arlington with smart lights

If you haven’t already switched to LED lights, it’s a great time for doing so. But you can go beyond that by connecting smart lights into your home security system. If you’re like countless people and forget to switch off the lights before bed, you no longer have to be concerned about that. You may arrange for lights to shut down at certain hours every day. You may also create more advanced lighting schedules to give the impression that you’re on site when you’re not.

If you don’t program schedules or custom rules for your smart bulbs, you can still save money by adjusting lights wherever you are with your mobile app. You’ll never have lights shining at all hours again. On a side note, if you have children who often leave lights turned on in the bathroom, you [[can|might]could]165] install budget-friendly motion detector switches to eliminate the problem.

Home Automation adds convenience, safety, and savings

Did you know you can program custom actions within your system that deliver safety, convenience, and energy savings? For instance, if you’re going out for the evening, you can arm your security system, lower the thermostat, turn lights on or off, and secure door locks with one swipe of your central command interface. You might also program other customized rules, like having your entry light turn on when an outside camera’s motion detector is triggered. You can let your smart home do the work for you!

Customize your own smart home in Arlington

Would you like to enjoy smarter home savings in Arlington? A Vivint smart home offers access to the latest home security advancements and will reduce your spending on utility bills. You’ll also enjoy a robust home defense and the peace of mind that comes with 24-hour monitoring. Contact (703) 791-1576 to learn more and start customizing your own smart home.