Benefits of a smart home

In these videos: There are many benefits of home automation systems including the ability to turn lights off from your smartphone, checking your vacation home’s temperature to avoid frozen pipes, and even motion sensors that detect movement in an empty house.

Living in a smart home

In this video: Terry uses smart technology in his lake house, which has had financial benefits as well as peace-of-mind benefits.

Home energy and appliance monitors

In this video: These handy apps and devices help you keep a close eye on your home's overall energy usage.

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Home ENERGY STAR® rating

Home ENERGY STAR® rating seal

You've heard of ENERGY STAR® rating for appliances, but did you know your home can achieve ENERGY STAR® certification?

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Home inspections

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Buying a new home? A certified home inspector can help you pinpoint areas that need attention.

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Energy efficiency in the man cave

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Man caves in the basement, garage or other parts of your house typically use a lot of energy. Learn how this man cave owner saved energy in his garage.

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Green mortgages

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Learn about "green mortgages," a unique way to help homeowners invest in energy efficient technology and save money.

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Natural gas generators

Natural gas generator in a backyard

Whole house generators are connected to the natural gas lines in your home to give you safe and efficient back-up power when you need it.

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Central vacuum systems

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Tired of lugging that vacuum cleaner around? A central vac system will make cleaning easier and reduce allergens.

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Do a home energy audit

Man checking pipes in basement

Find out how an energy audit or assessment can help you find air leaks and other ways to save energy around your house.

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Flip one switch and turn everything off

Woman demonstrating light switch

Don't leave your home's lights and electronics on anymore. Install this one simple switch that turns off everything at once.

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Electric vehicles (EVs)

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Thinking about getting an electric vehicle (EV?) There are so many reasons to consider a modern EV for your next car.

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