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  • Sustainable Innovation Starts at Home: The Singapore Story

    Sustainable Innovation Starts at Home: The Singapore Story

    Sir Isaac Newton was at his best when he was working from home. The legend goes that when the polymath stayed at home to avoid the plague of 1665, he discovered... Read more » The post...

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  • When it comes to tackling emissions, home is where ‘the smart’ is

    When it comes to tackling emissions, home is where ‘the smart’ is

    Over the last year, we’ve spent up to 60% more time at home compared to before the pandemic. That’s not too surprising given that our homes are doubling up as offices, restaurants, gyms, schools...

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  • Smart Homes: Things You Should Know Before Investing

    Smart Homes: Things You Should Know Before Investing

    Smart homes, a term that signified a robust future, is a general term today. India’s real estate industry is now redefining luxurious living spaces in terms of their intelligence and... Read more...

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  • Energy efficiency starts at home: Embracing smart technology

    As humans, we all mean good. Ordinary consumers, enterprises and governments have all joined efforts to tackle climate change or, at the least, limit our impact on the environment. But... Read...

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  • 5 reasons why this is the best time to go for Home Automation!

    5 reasons why this is the best time to go for Home Automation!

    Work from home is here for good You’re now aware that going to office every day is a thing of the past! You know you’ll now be working on a... Read more » The post 5 reasons why this is the best...

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  • Portable Generators vs. Standby Generators vs. Solar: What’s Best?

    Portable Generators vs. Standby Generators vs. Solar: What’s Best?

    Considering the recent blackouts in Texas, and the 2019 outages in California, the home backup power industry is more essential than ever. And it’s also more varied than ever, due... Read more...

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  • Net-zero cities can’t exist without sustainable smart home

    Net-zero cities can’t exist without sustainable smart home

    At the recently concluded Davos Agenda 2021, Net Zero cities became the centerpiece, with the World Economic Forum (WEF) calling for an integrated approach to making our cities more sustainable.  ...

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  • 6 Strategies to Secure Your Home Networks and Smart Devices

    6 Strategies to Secure Your Home Networks and Smart Devices

    Each day, billions of people around the globe actively participate in a digital economy and ecosystem using their handheld devices. Because of their practicality, enhanced computing ability, and...

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  • Climate-friendly heating: can we keep warm without scorching the planet?

    Climate-friendly heating: can we keep warm without scorching the planet?

    It’s said that ‘home is where the heart is’. It’s certainly where we are spending the majority of our time – living, working, learning and playing while the pandemic continues. In this new...

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  • Consumer Survey Part 1: Examining homeowner attitudes and smarthome trends for 2021

    The global pandemic has disrupted many facets of our lives, including our relationship with our homes. We’re now spending more time—and using more energy—there than ever before. With this...

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  • The USB charger for fixed installations

    The best charging solution at home and on the road – Some key points related to safety USB chargers, whether fixed or portable, are a great alternative to adaptors, at... Read more » The post The...

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  • Green shoots: 3 predictions for a post-pandemic world

    Green shoots: 3 predictions for a post-pandemic world

    COVID-19 manifested itself as a three-pronged challenge: economic, societal and, at its base, human. Some of its impacts will be long-lasting, perhaps even permanent. Yet, despite all the misery...

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  • Why Battery Backup is a Must Have to Protect Your Smart Home’s Network

    Why Battery Backup is a Must Have to Protect Your Smart Home’s Network

    With smart home technology, our dependency on apps and voice commands, to play our favourite music, stream shows, change the room temperature or lighting, has grown manifold. This necessitates...

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  • Evolution of Home Automation

    If you are a 90’s kid like me, The Jetsons would have been one of your go-to cartoon series. Ah! The picture of Rosie the robot is still well imprinted... Read more » The post Evolution of Home...

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  • What is Remote Controlled Switch Board system? What are its advantages?

    We are increasingly becoming  used to smart home automation, and the ease it offers as it instantly connects us to various home appliances and helps us operate them with ease.... Read more » The...

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  • 5 Tips To Help You Make Your Home Go Ethnic This Diwali!

    5 Tips To Help You Make Your Home Go Ethnic This Diwali!

    Diwali is just around the corner and the festive buzz is getting higher with each passing day. Everyone is gearing up to adorn their houses to celebrate this festival of... Read more » The post 5...

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  • Schneider Electric Electrician Program is now 500k strong!

    Schneider Electric Electrician Program is now 500k strong!

    To our electrician partners, with thanks They are known as sparkies in Australia, contractors in the United States, artisans electriciens in France, and elektrikers in Sweden. But no matter...

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  • How to Choose Best Smart Home Solution Providers for Home Automation?

    How to Choose Best Smart Home Solution Providers for Home Automation?

    As you might be aware, home automation solutions can easily make your home more secure. You can easily control every aspect of your home using a smartphone from wherever you... Read more » The...

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  • How We Should Build Sustainable Homes of the Future

    How We Should Build Sustainable Homes of the Future

    Compared to many other industries, the construction industry has traditionally been slow at technological development[1].  This is changing rapidly, and more than digitization and emerging...

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  • Five home energy hacks to reduce your carbon footprint

    If the world is to meet the ambitious goals of the Paris Climate Agreement, including having 121 nations achieve net zero emissions by 2050, we need to reinvent the way... Read more » The post...

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