BC Clark Magazine 2021/2022


A good example of a green technology feature is the smart thermostats, connected to heating systems to enable more precise and even automated temperature control. It is estimated to reduce energy wastage by 30%. Other appliances are also following suit, coming in features that minimize their carbon footprint. You will find green technology items like motion sensors and other automation that will help reduce energy consumption by only activating devices when they are needed. BETTER DATA SECURITY Data theft and hacking have become serious concerns for owners of smart homes. 2021 smart home trends will therefore include a lot of antivirus and anti-hacking software that you will need to purchase to safeguard all networks and appliances in your home. More appliances will also be made with hardware and software that is harder to infiltrate externally.

LOCKDOWN FITNESS TECHNOLOGY Following movement restrictions due to the pandemic, smart home technologies will prioritize home fitness appliances and applications that will encourage physical activity. This could be in form of webcams on your television to help keep track of your workouts and other connected appliances that will remind you to use your fitness equipment daily. Your ho e should be your safe space, the one place you will feel relaxed and at ease. With smart home technologies, your tasks are made easier, you get help staying healthy, and invasions are kept at bay. 2021 is a good year as any to go smart and improve your living experience.


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