Smartzone, powered by Alarm.com is the leading platform for the intelligently connected & protected properties, launched a comprehensive Builder and Developer Program to power UK & Irish Homes today using modern smart home technology as part of a strategy to create secure, energy efficient homes of the future.
The program which will be rolled out in Ireland and the UK will see strategic partnerships with Developers & Builders to help them implement the next generation technology into their developments.
Smartzone is powered by Alarm.com, the global leader in Smart Home Security and Automation technology. Alarm.com is trusted in 7 million homes worldwide and have won multiple awards for their innovative and high-quality technology.
“We believe this is an exciting opportunity for Developers to showcase and sell smart, energy efficient, future proof homes. A smart home is no longer a nice to have, and savvy home buyers are now demanding that homes are fully smart enabled and ready to meet the needs of the 21st century market. Smartzone will remove the complexity to allow Developers to add fully integrated solution controlled by a single app and at low cost. This ensures that developers can implement the technology without any concerns leaving their clients safely in the hands of Smartzone. said Smartzone CEO, Justin Mc Inerney.
Smartzone offers a wide range of solutions including energy management, connected security, Leak detection, HD Video CCTV & Analytics, Access Control, & Automations. All features of the Smart Home are integrated in one fully integrated App giving the most holistic and streamlined control over the system.
Smartzone’s energy efficient solutions are encouraged as part of their initiative to help homeowners fight climate change and reduce their carbon footprint. By targeting new build properties, the company believes they can better reach all homeowners, and help them to manage their home to drive further efficiencies and awareness.
Mc Inerney added, “Builders are already implementing certain products and technologies that help homeowners to reduce energy & water use. What the partnerships will do is simplify the process for
these builders and homeowners. Smartzone’s Smart Home Solutions reduce energy use, detect water leaks and offer award winning home security. Simply put, we are making smart possible”
“Developer & Builder partnerships offer a strong new growth opportunity for our service provider partners,” said Ken O’Shea, Smartzone’s Technical Director. “We designed our builder program to give our partners a flexible and cost-effective pathway for integrating smart home. New home buyers are very interested in a range of smart home solutions, and we’re excited about expanding the opportunity for our service providers to engage these consumers with a differentiated solution.”
For home builders, Smartzone powered by Alarm.com offers a single point of entry for introducing smart home solutions to drive new home sales. They can depend on Smartzone for its deep market experience and leadership, breadth of hardware and industry partnerships, and proven cloud services platform.
Flexible Solutions. Builders can flexibly customize solutions that align with their target home buyer for each of their communities. Smartzone’s broad ecosystem of compatible products includes leading brands for smart thermostats, locks, doorbell cameras, and integrations with the leading voice assistants.
Minimize Costs and Risks. With Smartzone builders can minimize the carrying costs and complexities of adding new hardware components to construction, or supporting customers after move-in.
Property Management Solution: From a single interface, builders can manage their entire portfolio of both spec and model homes. An enterprise dashboard enables builders to efficiently and securely provide unattended access for home showings and maintenance, instantly know about access events and trouble conditions such as water leaks and manage thermostat parameters for energy savings.
Second to None Security: Smartzone powered by Alarm.com’s patented smart home solutions provide the investment-grade security new homebuyers expect.
Advanced Leak Detection: Smartzone offers world leading water management and leak detection capable of spotting leaks down to 0.01 LPH and can turn off the water in the event of a leak. Escape of Water is a huge problem for Homeowners and Insurance companies, who will offer up to 40% off home insurance when installed.
Proven Platform. Engineered to meet the stringent requirements of delivering life safety services, the Alarm.com ShaaS platform powers more than 7.0 million properties globally.
“Home builders need to consider more than just the product branding and marketing opportunity that the smart home offers,” Mc Inerney continued. “The installation and configuration of connected devices, as well as supporting the customer after move-in, introduce new costs and risks. Smartzone and our offer home builders a single point of entry for introducing smart home solutions that will help drive new home sales while minimizing these complexities.”
Many leading developers have already signed up to the program.
Smartzone Inside can be found at O’Flynn Groups new Ballinglanna Development in Cork, The O’Mahoney Developments Harpers Creek at Glounthaune in Cork.
Redmond Construction have also partnered with Smartzone to deliver Smart Home solutions in their homes in MillQuater, Gorey, Co. Wexford, and Meadow Gate in Wicklow.
Speaking on choosing to implement Smartzone’s Smart Home Technology into their new build properties, Damien Culleton said “Redmond Construction are committed to making continuous advancements to enhance the living experience for our homeowners. Enabling homes with this technology ensures that our homes are highly secured, future proofed and energy efficient.
“By implementing Smart Home Technology in our homes, we are differentiating our properties from the competition, while offering attractive and engaging products that are greatly beneficial to the lives of our homeowners.”
Damien Culleton added “We believe in offering only the best to our homeowners. Smartzone have proven themselves experts in the Automation field by supplying superior quality products and services making the company the most obvious choice as a smart home partner.
Our partnership with Smartzone, who are considered experts in the field, ensures that developers such as Redmond Construction and those who purchase our properties will be supported throughout the journey.”
For more information on Smartzone, or if you are a developer looking to get in touch, call us on 0818 222 926 or visit our website at www.smartzone.ie.