We keep adding newer technologies to our homes in order to make our lives convenient. Owing to the technological advancements, today we have so many technologies at our disposal that not only are capable of making our lives convenient but also to make our homes smart in terms of energy efficiency. Here are such technologies you should make a part of your home because they truly can help you make your home sustainable:
If you have energy efficient electrical appliances at your home then it is fine, but if majority of them are not then it is something to worry about. You cannot at once buy new and energy star rated appliances because financial conditions follow.
However, if you know about a smart technology such as power adapters, then your problem is solved. They are chargers that are super smart because they supply only that much of energy to the appliances plugged in them that is actually required. They do not let any electricity wastage to take place.
Geothermal Heat Pump
HVAC system in your home transfers indoor and outdoor air in order to maintain the desired temperature inside but in summers and winters the air outside is much more hot and cold. Therefore, your HVAC system might not be able to maintain ideal temperature, or it will use a lot of electricity to serve its purpose. On the other hand is a geothermal heat pump that is an eco-friendly option because it maintains ideal temperature in your home without using much of energy.
The reason behind is the placement of its heat exchange apparatus that is buried underground. Deep inside the earth temperature is stable, which means maintaining ideal temperature year round is not a problem for a geothermal heat pump, as it is for a, HVAC system.
Smart Washing Machine
You unknowingly spend a lot more electricity and water every time you wash clothes in your washing machine. Invest money on a smart washing machine that knows how much water and electricity to use without any wastage. Moreover, it connects to your Smartphone and sends you a notification whenever it is done washing and informs you if some fault arises.
Disposable batteries end up in landfill sites that are an eyesore in a society. You cannot even help it because what will you do stocking useless batteries after use at home. However, what you can always do is to use rechargeable batteries, which means you use them and once they are empty, you recharge them once again and this cycle continues. This clearly means that you need not throw these batteries in the trash after one usage and contribute to the water, air, and soil pollution.
One of the best environmentally friendly gifts technological innovations has blessed us with. A thermostat is a super smart gadget you can install in your home and save so much of energy everyday in your home. They are smart, so they learn your everyday habits and routines, and heats up and cools down your home ideally. In case, you want it to function differently, you can re-program it via your Smartphone.
Dual Flush Toilets
You can make water conservation easy in your home by bringing a useful change in your bathroom. You can install a dual flush toilet, which does not waste water like a traditional toilet but uses just the required amount. The dual flush system means one with a lesser flushing capacity to flush liquid waste, and the other one with a higher flushing capacity for solid waste removal.
There is no dearth of smart technology today swearing to make your home more and more sustainable. This not only works in the interest of the environment but in your interest as well, by saving your money.