What green smart home systems can be implemented?
Smart thermostats - these devices connect your heating system to the internet which lets you easily modify the temperature or heating from your phone.
Home automation devices - examples of these devices include sensored lighting which turns off if you are not in the room.
Water-saving devices - reducing water reduces your carbon footprint. Shower timers and eco-shower heads are two great examples of such devices.
Smart plugs - A smart plug allows you turn off any appliance connected to the plug via your smart phone.
Won’t a smart home actually use more energy?
Well, more devices will use more energy, however, these devices should give you the ability to reduce your energy usage. So, if you use them correctly they should help.