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E-HOMES- A SMART WAY TOWARDS G-HOME

Imagine a house that understands your mood, your needs and automatically does whatever you desire. Imagine a home that helps you as a friend by advising you on how to save electricity, water and automatically does all the stuff for you. E-homes are here to do all this for you perfectly and convert you smart […]

Imagine a house that understands your mood, your needs and automatically does whatever you desire. Imagine a home that helps you as a friend by advising you on how to save electricity, water and automatically does all the stuff for you. E-homes are here to do all this for you perfectly and convert you smart home to G-home i.e. Green home.

“Any sufficient advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic”

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E- HOMES

In today’s modern world, technology is making our life easier and comfortable. It helps us to do our work quickly and effectively. Technology has efficiently entered our house and automation along with good operation can help us to convert our E-home to G- home.

Pie-chart below shows the advantages of E-homes. E-homes are comfortable, convenient and most importantly has various ecological benefits.

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E- Homes are specially designed homes that allow you to seamlessly control all aspects of house, e.g. lighting, temperature, electric appliances, curtains, security etc. Apart from these daily necessities e-homes can be helpful in energy saving, water saving, reminder for watering plants and many more.Features of e-homes include speech recognition, face recognition, temperature and pressure sensors, operating systems, image processing, parallel processing and motion detection.

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E-HOME TO G-HOME

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E-Homes have various advantages that help you to convert your house to a G-Home.Some of the most important advantages are listed below.

*SAVING ELECTRICITY:

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Home automation will include centralized control of lighting. As soon as you step out of your house and forget to switch of the lights you can effectively use your mobile phone as remote control to switch off the lights. Thus helping you to save energy. It can also be set at auto off once a person leaves the room.

Dimmer device can be used to dim the lights when you are in relaxing mood. It helps to convert the convectional switches to automated controls. They have a built in frequency chip sets and an antenna that helps the switch to be controlled via remote.

Power is collected using solar panels on the roof top and stored in the backup.

E-homes can save power from 25% of a standard household’s electricity consumption to about 50% in case of a commercial building. Record below gives a brief idea of annual savings.

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E-homes have many energy saving solutions to help the environment and enhance your life with comfort of power control.

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*ALARM:

It can work as a reminder for you to water your plants, clean your pool, clean furnace’s air filter. Just tell your house your to-do list and it will remind of the tasks.

*WATCHING THE TEMPERATURE:

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Most of the energy is wasted in heating and cooling of the house when not required. E- Home falls as an effective helper here. Ask it to turn down thermostat when its cold while keeping it high when it’s warm outside. Each degree below 68°F (20°C) during colder weather saves 3%-5% more heating energy, while keeping your thermostat at 78°F in warmer weather will save you energy and money. Our programmable E-home will make these temperature changes for you automatically.

There are motion sensors that help to identify if a person is present in the room and automatically switch on the light, fan or even AC. It can also adjust the temperature according to the number of people present.

House has AC thermostat which operates in 3 modes: Home, Away and Eco. Temperature can be easily set using smart phone or any internet controlled device.

To keep your room cool in summers, it will shade the windows with curtains as it has light sensors built in.

*SAVE WATER:

E-home can also work as an aerator on all household nozzle and cut your water consumption by almost 50%.

Washing laundry in cold water instead of hot water can save approximately 90% of the energy consumed by a washing machine goes to heating water.

E-home can also control watering of the plants by time, zone and moisture sensors for conserving maximum water.

*RAIN WATER HARVESTING: Collect the rain water on the roof top and you house will filter it for you and transfer it to various parts of the house utilizing the water.

STATISTICS

In the past few years people have become inclined towards the E-homes. Most technologies show a gain but there still lays a scope for energy management and automated lighting control.

Dubai is a great example of this. E-home technology has been in Dubai for quite a while but still many people are not aware of it or its energy saving advantages. Only 47% of people when asked knew of this technology.

E-home is a magical system which has complete integrated solutions rather than just individual automation of curtains, lights, entertainment etc. Based on another research, only 16% perceived of it or knew of it like an automated system.

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With a lot of agitation about the global warming all around the globe people are getting conscious about the energy they use. They are looking up for technologies like E-homes to convert their home to G-Homes so that they can conserve energy, water and fuel. In the coming future E-homes will be a smart way to save energy by using light sensors, programs for curtains and thermostats and customize various Eco scenes. More technology needs to enter the house. There’s a plenty of room left for improvement as saving environment is the need of the hour.

“Conservation means the wise use of the earth and its resources for the lasting of men.”

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