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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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  • What to consider when selecting an electric switchboard at home?

    Electrical switchboards are a key component of the power distribution system in your home. The various electrical panels in a switchboard split the power into smaller components and transmit...

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  • A Design for the New Normal

    A Design for the New Normal

    The COVID-19 health crisis is changing how we design the home of the future. As we look around our homes today, we can see they are placed under many electricity... Read more » The post A Design...

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  • Why is my electric bill so high? And how do I fix it?

    Why is my electric bill so high? And how do I fix it?

    If you’re wondering why your electric bill is so high, you’re not alone. In the wake of the pandemic, each of the 13 largest U.S. metropolitan areas has seen higher... Read more » The post Why is...

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  • Smart Home vs Smart Building: What’s the Difference?

    A lot of discussion is happening regarding the transformative values of the Internet of Things (IoT) in home and building automation. The growing need for low-cost sensors and wireless...

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  • Infographic: Growing importance of sustainable homes for a greener, more resilient future

    The impact of climate change is advancing at an unprecedented pace. Household emissions around the world are a major driving force. At present, over one-third of global emissions can be... Read...

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  • Smart home systems upgrade electrical safety regulation

    Wiser Energy is key to a smart and safe home. In this all-digital all-electric world, surging energy and data demand has become the lifeforce of the modern home. The rise... Read more » The post...

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  • BIM: Build it twice, but cheaper

    BIM: Build it twice, but cheaper

    As digitization sweeps across the construction industry, the business case for Building Information Modeling (BIM) couldn’t be clearer. There are two transformations taking place in the...

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  • Schneider’s solar-ready steps for builders

    Schneider’s solar-ready steps for builders

    Installing solar at the time of construction can significantly reduce your total installation cost. To protect your bottom line, we would like to share some practical steps to become...

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  • The 5 greatest advantages of Smart Home Automation

    The 5 greatest advantages of Smart Home Automation

    Smart home automation refers to a device, appliance, or system that can connect to a common network, which is independent and remotely controlled. When you bring your home and technology... Read...

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  • Connectivity Ecosystem marks two years of innovation amid pandemic

    Connectivity Ecosystem marks two years of innovation amid pandemic

    The coronavirus has turned the world upside down. As the World Economic Forum recently pointed out to major hospitality brands, “Prior to COVID-19, you were a hotel company that had... Read more...

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