Smarter Home

9 Sensors Every Smart Home Needs

Today’s homeowners know how important it is to protect their investments, whether from intrusion, fire, earthquake or flood. But you can’t always be at home and every second matters when things go wrong. Smart home devices and sensors can make the difference for time-sensitive emergencies by saving you time, protecting your possessions and preventing anxiety.…

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8 Ways Your Smart Home Can Save Energy

Energy costs are cutting more and more into household budgets, and families are beginning to look to smart home energy solutions to shrink their monthly utility bills. Smart home devices like thermostats and appliances are highly efficient because they can automatically adjust to changing energy needs. Plus, they can detect inefficiencies so electricity, water and…

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2022 Beginner’s Guide to Smart Home Technology: Products and Tips

These days, smart technology is everywhere. You can get smart versions of just about anything, from your front door to your cooking appliances to your HVAC equipment. If you’re thinking about investing in some smart home technology, this guide will help you get started. What Is a Smart Home? A smart home is a home…

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3D Touch – Setting up shortcuts to your scenes

The iPhone’s pressure sensitive 3D Touch screen allows users to access their scenes by holding the app icon. iPhone models 6 S and 6 S Plus, iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus and iPhone X have the 3D Touch capability.  How to turn 3D Touch on (or off) On an iPhone,…

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Using your Enercare Smarter Home system with Smart Speakers (Google Home or Amazon Echo)

Smart speakers are voice-controlled assistants allowing you to give commands to your Enercare Smarter Home products with a single voice command. Enercare’s Smarter Home products are compatible with the Amazon Echo and the Google Home. Want to check how to change the temperature or turn your living room light off? Just ask Alarm.com via the…

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How to use your Enercare Smarter Home Leak Sensor as a temperature sensor

The Enercare Smarter Home Leak Sensor can double as a temperature sensor, sending information to your thermostat and ultimately to the Enercare Smarter Home mobile app. When you select your leak sensor, your Enercare Smarter Home Smart Thermostat will use this temperature reading as a point of reference to heat or cool your home. When selecting…

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How to add custom icons for your scenes and scheduling

The Enercare Smarter Home mobile app offers complete customization allowing for an easier and more personalized user experience. When you create scenes and schedules, you can manage each of them with different icons and colours, helping you easily decipher and find them faster when you need to.  Here’s how to add custom icons for all…

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Locating Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) through the Enercare Smarter Home Portal

We’re here to help. Find the answers you’re looking for with our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).  Getting the help you need through the Enercare Smarter Home Portal. Need help? We have a wide range of tools to help ensure your Enercare Smarter Home experience is easy and comfortable for you. You can access our knowledge…