For many people, building a new home is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to create the perfect living space — one where dimensions, views, fixtures and finishes all align with an inspired and unique vision. However, thanks to some relatively recent technological advancements, there is another piece of the puzzle that can take a dream home to the next level and make it truly spectacular: smart home automation.
“Smart home automation is a suite of integrated technologies that enable homeowners to automatically and, if they wish, manually control a variety of things — such as lighting, heating, ventilation, appliances, communication systems, security…
Many property owners today struggle to decide between renting and purchasing appliances.
To unravel this quandary, here are five reasons why renting may be the much smarter solution according to Ontario Green Savings, a leading Smart Home Rental Program provider in Ontario that delivers energy saving and smart home automation solutions to thousands of customers across the province.
New energy efficient and feature-rich appliances such as washers, dryers, refrigerators, stoves, HVAC systems are amazing — but expensive. Renting eliminates this steep up-front cost. …
Energy costs in Ontario have been increasing for the better part of a decade. According to historical rates published by the Ontario Energy Board (OEB), back in November, 2006, the on-peak price for hydro was pegged at 9.7 cents per kWh. Fast-forward to November, 2020, and the on-peak price was 21.7 cents per kWh — which is a 124% increase in 14 years. And while the Government of Ontario has now dropped the kWh rate to 8.5 cents per kWh due to the pandemic, unfortunately there is absolutely no expectation that this discount will persist for long. …
An HVAC is a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system used in residential and commercial properties. With a wide range of benefits, individuals can experience improved airflow, temperature control, and enhanced energy efficiency.
However, as good of an investment as these systems are, it is also vital that home and business owners purchase the necessary protection plans. According to Ontario Green Savings, here are three reasons why:
Parents may not recognize the importance of teaching their children about energy efficiency. As our children grow, they may have to deal with rising fuel costs and environmental damage such as global warming. Children need to be taught about saving energy and saving the planet at the same time.
Ontario Green Savings shares 10 ways to teach children to save energy, going over the reasons why children need to know this information and how they can make a difference well into the future.
Parents should make their children aware of the concepts of energy and where it comes from. Talk…
How Adopting and Integrating Smart Technology Into a Household Can Make Life Easier and More Secure
The transformation of residential dwellings into smart homes — a process sometimes referred to as home automation, or ‘domotics’ — is a relatively new practice, but one that is rapidly rising in popularity amongst homeowners.
According to Statista, the Canadian smart home market is forecast to grow with a compound annual rate of 10.7% between the years of 2019 and 2023 and is projected to generate $3.8 billion (US) in revenues by the end of that timeframe. If those numbers hold, that would be…
An entrepreneur’s life often features a jam-packed schedule, loaded with numerous meetings, responsibilities and deadlines. Needless to say, with all of the details that need to be pored over and meticulously finalized, it can get overwhelming at times.
Saeed Torbati, a successful entrepreneur who manages the bulk of his time in either Toronto or Ottawa, Ontario, is all too familiar with the frenetic nature that accompanies this line of work.
After graduating with honors from the Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology in 2012, where he majored in Electromechanical Engineering Robotics, he was attracted to the sales industry.
When individual homeowners are looking for ways to save money on energy costs while helping the environment, they frequently turn to clean living through green and efficient energy. Replacing old and inefficient systems and appliances can help homeowners save money as well as positively impacting the environment.
Saeed Torbati, a Harvard-educated business expert, describes the steps that homeowners can take to make sure that their systems and appliances are efficient both where their use of energy and ongoing operating costs are concerned.
A serial entrepreneur with 9 years of experience as a sales executive for large multi-billion dollar public companies.