Ireland has long sought to catch up with technologies widely available in the land across the ocean. Like American Football and Diners, Smart Home Security and Automation has spread its influence to Europe. With Ireland quickly following in the footsteps of our US counterparts.
The US market for Smart Home is growing at such an incredible rate that it is predicted to be worth €73 million by 2021. More than 80% of American home buyers have expressed an interest in the technology. So, it’s no wonder Ireland has picked up on the trend!
By implementing Smart Home Security and Automation, houses are transformed into more than just living spaces. They become a place of ease, comfort and convenience. Our products work as part of an Ecosystem allowing for integration of all aspects of the Smart Home. Everything is controlled from the one dashboard making our system even smarter.
We offer solutions for all needs, including Smart Home Security, Video Monitoring, Home Automation, Heating Controls and Wellness.
Smarter Home Security
For the first time, the heart of the home is placed in the control of the homeowner. Home Security Systems give homeowners valued insight into what is happening in their home at all times. The technology provides a source of incredible real time knowledge so homeowners feel assured that their home is safe and secure.
Users are sent instant alerts and email the moment any unusual activity is recognised in the home for ultimate peace of mind.
HD cameras let you live view what is happening inside and around your home straight to your phone. Some of our cameras, including the popular Video Doorbell, come with an intercom feature so you can chat to visitors, family and even pets (if that’s your thing), while you’re away from home.
But security isn’t the only feature of the smart home. We provide add-ons to our package to give users an all-round smart home automation experience. With simple to use technology, homes become a space for sustainable and convenient living.
Wintery spells can have us craving a perfectly brewed cup of tea while sitting on the sofa in the coziest of temperatures. Now you can relax by not moving a muscle to change the thermostat. A push of a few buttons on the app swiftly adjusts the temperatures in your home, leaving you to rest in absolute comfort.
Even on the long, warm days of the summer our thermostat can recognise when a window or door is left open and turns itself down saving you money on your bills.
Lights can be switched on or off and slightly dimmed with control and ease to create a luxurious atmosphere thanks to Home Automation. You also add on colour changing LED light bulbs, which use less energy than regular bulbs, to easily alter the mood.
Want not waste not with energy as management tools are available on your phone. The app lets you monitor the energy usage in your home so you understand what appliances may be draining on your electricity. You can also compare your usage over time.
Never fear flooding again. Smart Leakage Sensors pick up on the presence of water where it shouldn’t be. With an extendable cable to access hard to reach areas, you’ll be notified of any leaks or flooding with the sound of an alarm. Leakage Sensors can also help you to reduce your home insurance premium.
Wellness is the perfect solution helping aging loved ones to live more independently by providing a 24/7 safety net. By monitoring the daily habits of your loved one, our system learns routine and alerts listed contacts if anything appears to be out of the ordinary.
You truly are King or Queen of your castle when you are in control of your home so why not try Smart Home Security and Automation? To learn more about what we have to offer call us on 0818 222926 or check out our website for more information.
Whether you have Heating Controls or the full Smart Home Security Starter Pack installed you already know about the wonderful and helpful features of Geo Fencing.
Geo Fencing is so easy and convenient to use, and just another reason why Irish homeowners are choosing Smartzone for their Smart Home solutions.
But what is Geo Fencing and how can it benefit you?
Geo Fencing is a feature on the app that allows you to set an invisible boundary around your home. Once you pass the boundary or enter the boundary the Smart Home Panel reacts to ensure that your home is protected and saving energy.
Don’t worry about forgetting
Our Smart Home Security Bundle is effective in ensuring that your home is protected while you’re away. But, it only works in your security system is armed. With Geo Fencing you can set a rule that your security system automatically arms once you leave the house – giving your home the best protection.
Save energy while you’re away
The best and easiest way to save energy in your smart home is by lowering the thermostat when it is not needed. But, if you’re like most of us you rush out the door in the morning to get the kids to school or make sure you don’t get caught in traffic. You can set rules so that the thermostat reduces the temperatures when you leave the boundary – saving energy and money!
Come home to comfort
There’s nothing better than stepping into a perfectly heated home, grabbing a cup of tea and relaxing on the couch when you finish your duties for the day. Geo Fencing turns the heat up when you’re on your way home. It can also turn on lights so you don’t have to fumble in the dark when stepping inside your door.
Put the security cameras on pause
Adding cameras to your security package makes your home even more secure then ever. However, you don’t want to receive constant alerts while you and your family walk about the house. Geo Fencing lets you pause cameras while your at home so you don’t get bogged down with alerts.
Geo Fencing can be set on the app’s dashboard. If you’re having trouble setting a boundary you can call our technical support team on 0818222926.
At Smartzone, because of the range of services we provide, we speak to a variety of people on a daily basis. Some may be looking for home security, others want energy management services and some seek solutions to help look after older ones who wish to live at home.
Initially, the monthly fee may sound daunting for many people. However, when we explain the benefits of our service it helps to put potential customers at ease. Learn why Smart Home as a Service is the best value for money when choosing to transform your home with Smart Home technology.
Yes, it may be appealing to purchase that outdoor camera online from that Chinese company coz it’s a little cheaper. However, our products are supplied by a trusted American Smart Home provider, Alarm.com, meaning that they are of high quality. We also offer an annual check on all products, and if you are having any issues with products before the check we will be out to you to sort the problem as soon as we can.
The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland are always encouraging Irish Homeowners to avail of remote heating controls where possible. With our service you can save an average of €300 per year on your energy bills.
Lifetime warranty on products
Unlike the products you pick up from your nearest tech shop, our products come with a lifetime warranty. If any of our products are acting up we will be on call on 021 4966248 and will either fix the problem remotely or get an engineer out to you to fix at a time that suits you.
Subsidise equipment cost
We understand that for the majority of our customers it may be easier to pay a monthly fee rather than a greater upfront fee. With a lower installation fee the equipment price is subsidised each month in the monthly fee. It’s not similar to a PCP plan with a new car.
Cheaper than competitors
When it comes to security we are cheaper than some of our Irish competitors. We are even €10 cheaper per month than one of Ireland’s most known security companies (we won’t say who…)
Everything in the one place
The most convenient and attractive feature of our service is how everything is controllable under the one app. This cannot be done when buying products individually or from a host of different companies. Smartzone’s Smart Home solutions from security to heating to plugs to lights can ALL be controlled under the one app, making it one of the most convenient Smart Home companies around.
With Smartzone you can rest assure that you are receiving the best benefits when choosing Smart Home as a Service.
For more information on what we offer you can check our website or call our customer service team on 0818 222 926.
As many of you know, Smartzone were present at this year’s spring Ideal Home Show. Ideal Home show gave us the perfect opportunity to meet those from all over the country and explain who we are and how we can benefit you.
Over the course of three days, our team spoke to hundreds of people who are curious about the area of smart home, have safety concerns over their home, and who are looking for solutions to reduce their energy use at no major costs.
At Smartzone we believe we are leading the Irish market in Smart Home technologies. We proudly provide smart home as a service so you can modernise and protect your home.
For those interested in the area of smart home, we offer service that allow you to control your home remotely and with ease. You can view what is happening inside and outside your home, turn appliances and lighting on and off, and integrate voice control commands with Alexa and Google Home.
Our security bundle gives you the ultimate peace of mind as you know you are always in control. When any of our Smart Home Security products are triggered, you are instantly alerted through the Alarm.com app. You know the second any unusual activity is taking place. Arm and disarming your home alarm can be done anywhere. As our equipment is wireless you don’t need to worry about any mess when installing your alarm.
Eco-friendly solutions are becoming more common in the home place, and for good reason too. Our actions are part of a bigger picture when it comes to protecting the earth. Smartzone offer heating controls among their eco-friendly solutions. Saving you on average €300 per year, heating controls reduces your carbon footprint making your home a greener one.
The great thing about our products is that they are as easy to use as they are to install. Smartzone’s goal is to make the lives of the Irish homeowner easier and to give them more control over what matters most.
For more information on our products and services check out our website or call us on 021 4966248.
Here are 3 tips on how to make the most of your Smart Home.
Baby proof gates.
Our door and window sensors are designed to instantly alert you the moment an entrance is opened. If you have a baby in the home you can add and place these sensors onto the gate so you know the moment your little one is acting rogue
Voice Control Made Easy.
Hook up Alexa or Google Home to your system. Smart Home is all about making your life easier. Use voice control to adjust the thermostat, lock your doors and turn off your lights without having to move a muscle.
Having your thermostat increase temperatures while you’re on your way home without having to do anything seems a bit mad, right? Geo Fencing is probably one of our smartest features yet. Set an invisible boundary around your home so temperatures can adjust when you enter or leave the parameter.
It’s the little things that make a big difference. That’s why we offer Heating Controls to homes as part of our wider energy management services.
Heating Controls do exactly what they say on the tin- they help you to take control of your heating and reduce your energy use.
Here are some of the ways in which Heating Controls can help reduce your carbon footprint within the home.
Reduce energy while you’re away
Home-versus-away automation means that your security system knows whether you are at home or not. If your system is set to ‘Arm Away’, temperatures are reduced to save energy. If ‘Arm Stay’ is set temperatures will return to make you feel ultimate comfort within your home. This ensures that energy use is reduced when not needed.
Geo – Fencing
Sometimes life can be so busy that changing the thermostat would be the last thing on your mind. Geo-fencing is one of the most intelligent features of the thermostat and remembers to adjust your heating even if you forget. Within the app you can set an imaginary parameter around your house. By working around your schedule, Geo fencing reduces energy use once you have left the parameter.
Not only Smartzone’s Heating Controls reduce your energy use, but it also helps you save an average of €300 per year on your heating bills!
Getting Heating Controls
Installing Heating Controls with Smartzone is simple! We have partnered with the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland to give Irish Homeowners the best solutions in energy management.
Currently, we offer heating controls to homeowners at a reduced price if their home is eligible for the SEAI Better Energy Homes grant.
The grant is usually available to those who have homes built prior to 2006 and is solely for the purpose of Heating Controls. However the SEAI do have grants for other energy management solutions. You can check these on their website.
Don’t worry if paperwork isn’t your thing. We will apply for the grant on your behalf. After all, our job is to make your life easier.
Protecting What Matters is important, not just for today but also for the future.
Smartzone’s Smart Home Solution helps you secure and protect your loved ones in a variety of ways. Here are some ways how Smartzone can do so.
Protect What Matters such as your family, pets and valuables with Smartzone’s Smart Home Security. The package, which includes Door and Window sensors, image sensors and an arm/disarm keypad.
The whole system is controllable through the app meaning you can secure your home no matter where you are.
You will be instantly alerted the moment any of the sensors receive a signal giving you peace of mind knowing what is happening in your home.
Cameras can also be added to the security package for an extra layer of security. Smartzone provide cameras for both indoor and outdoor use. Live feed from the cameras can be viewed directly on your phone or tablet so you know what is happening at any time of day.
Energy Management with Heating Controls
Smartzone are one of Ireland’s only companies to offer effective Heating Controls solutions as part of their Smart Home Security Package.
You can help protect the earth and take a stance against climate change by saving on energy. Heating controls are an eco-friendly solution which helps homeowners to reduce their carbon footprint.
As well as reducing energy use, Smartzone customers who have heating controls installed can see an average saving of €300 per year on the energy bills.
Houses are normally zoned – downstairs, upstairs and hot water. Temperatures for each zone can be changed manually on the app meaning you can warm downstairs and cool upstairs at the same time.
The Smart Thermostat can intelligently learn your routine to warm the house automatically based on where you are.
Smart plugs and bulbs, not only reduce energy use, but can be controlled with ease using the app. Smart plugs can be automated to behave according to your schedule, which is triggered by your security system. This means that lamps, televisions or gaming consoles can be switched off when you’re out and about.
For more information check out our website or call us on 021 4966248.
Grants are available to fund energy efficiency upgrades such as boiler replacements, heating controls and insulation for all homes built prior to 2006.
In order to receive the grant, the work must be completed by a SEAI (Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland) registered installer.
All Smartzone installers are trained and SEAI approved. Approval must be gained before any work commences. As an SEAI approved counterparty, we can handle the grant process for you – end to end. This means you don’t have to worry about the paperwork.
We are experts in home comfort and smart heating controls with SEAI and RGII (Registered Gas Installers of Ireland).
Approved Smartzone installers are available all over the country and you can rest assured you’ll get only the highest standard. We will take your grant into account when you receive a quotation.
Want to know if you can claim the SEAI Grant to make your home more energy efficient? Call us now on 021 496 6248 or fill out our contact form and one of our customer service representatives will contact you.
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