Studies have been conducted by Home Automation companies revealing that home automation technology can bring wellness and harmony to the home despite it was believed to drive walls between family members. Here is what it can bring to your home.
It has been common in many homes to battle for temperature control. Some want it warm, some other cold. This battle is not only fought from the perspective of comfort but also from an economic perspective.
With recent technology in home automation, different areas of the home can be controlled and regulated to fit the household comfort. Areas for different family members can be controlled and scheduled to deliver unique experience according to a certain time of the day.
Even smart sensors have been emerging on the market that is able to sense the presence of the occupant and shut off the unit as when it is not in use -automatically. This helps a lot on the economic side of electricity consumption.
Another potential point of irritation with a big family may be dividing and being responsible for certain chores. However, this gets much easier with home automation. Many of the tasks that may have been fought over are now automated.
The yard is programmed to get water when it needs. Alerts are sent for medication schedules. Groceries and home care products can be automatically delivered at certain time intervals. This equates to a large amount of time saved, which means more time for you to spend on family bonding. And, less arguing about whose turn it was to take care of the chore.
Automation can take-over routine tasks that we do or have to remember to do every day and we can focus more on the family instead of worrying about nagging details. Instead of worrying about turning off the landscape irrigation, people can focus on the relationship instead.
Health and Wellness
Having an aging parent in the home can mean a constant monitoring of health and medicine. Home automation can take the responsibility off of the family and put it in the hands of a trusted and experienced medical provider.
There are many products and new technologies that exist today that can track a family member’s activities and health condition and can send alerts to caregivers who don’t have to be there on a constant basis.
If a small family of three can have an overbooked calendar, imagine what happens when that is doubled or tripled.
Scheduling for kids activities, events, appointments alone is a handful. What more if there are aging parents, who need to be taken care of, with their doctor appointments and taking pills.
This is where technology comes in. Everyone’s whereabouts can be visible to everyone else. Reminders can be sent to a smartphone or a smartwatch. You won’t be missing kids activities anymore, nor would you overlooked your parent’s medical checkup.
It can also ensure safety as when you know the whereabouts of your family members, you can have a scheduled lock be opened at a certain time, or facilitate their access. These will greatly improve your quality of life.
When saving money is a priority for you, home automation would be your best bet. Many of these smart devices are intended to function as when they are needed and to function at its optimum capacity. There is no excessiveness programmed to home automation. Everything leans towards the most efficient use.
You can save on utilities like on electric and water consumption by smart devices that function as they are needed and to function efficiently.
With the right technology, you can even save on child and elderly care.
This is an interesting age we’re in.
You can use technology to your advantage or you can be trapped in technology without it making an improvement to your life. The choice is yours.