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Why Smart Thermostats are a great way to save energy.

Heating and cooling our homes costs lots of money and for those trying to save money, traditional thermostats pose a problem. They can only be turned on when people are within arm’s length of it. So, if you’re not in the room to turn it off or turn it back...

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COVID Impact on Smart Home Growth in 2020

The smart home explosion continued in 2020 and shows no signs of slowing down despite the headwinds that the year of COVID presented.  Smart home technology has over the last five years crossed the chasm with blockbuster products like voice assistants Alexa and Google Assistant, Nest, Ring, and now with...

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Smart Homes Love Insurers

  Insurance companies have mastered the business of risk financing. The insurance industry has developed the science of pricing risk into an incredible art that now blends data science, actuarial science and behavioral economics seamlessly across most lines of business to varying degrees. While many insurance companies have helped pioneer...

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Smart Homes Significantly Increase Home Values

  The last three years have witnessed an explosion in smart home device adoption and home security.  Have you joined the smart home revolution yet and purchased smart thermostats, lights, doorbells and other cool devices or have you been taking your time waiting for an easier way or better offers? ...

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Proactive Homes Fund Luxury Tech

PC Mag recently reported data from Statista research showing the popularity of security and smart home: “Smart home security is more popular in the U.S. than anywhere else, at a household penetration rate of 18 percent.” Homeowners are looking to new smart home technology such as door locks, sensors, thermostats, etc....

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What does Smart Home Have to do with Insurance? Everything.

Home insurance is a necessity, but the purchasing experience could be improved to make it more enjoyable for homeowners. Currently when shopping for insurance, homeowners start with quotes from big-name companies and make their selection based on rates and coverage. But an insurance policy should be chosen for more than...

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