Imagine cooking in a kitchen that you would only see on futuristic cartoons such as The Jetsons. Everything is automated. When the smartphone was invented this 21st century, a smart powered home automation is not that far away. It is like having iPhone’s Siri in your own home. Cooking will be done with cutting edge precision as stated on the recipe and on the specific time it was scheduled to be cooked. One can conveniently leave the house and then comes back to find the dish still hot and ready to be served.
Food preparation has never been this easy and to make sure that dream kitchen is upgraded to the latest innovations, here are some tips to make an energy efficient and comfortable cooking environment:
- Lighting and Music
Get the lighting fixed to complement the mood of the day. Just take one step inside the room or simply utter a few words and the lighting commences. Different styles are available with the console for different moods. This works in conjunction with the audio player. One can create a playlist that will provide favorite tracks that can help in relaxing the body and in turn makes cooking more fun and comfy. All of it will automatically turn off when no one is in the kitchen. Expect this home automation energy-saving feature make a huge change in your monthly electric bill.
- Refrigerator, Stoves, Dishwashers
How about receiving a notification through a text message that the refrigerator door was left opened? Great innovation isn’t it? There are kitchen appliances that feature new technology that can be controlled through that handy little device called mobile phone or their own dedicated console. Programming the ice maker to produce more ice on the exact time they are needed is possible with a few clicks. There is also no need to stay watching the food be reheated on the stove. Time can be spent wisely entertaining the guests. A change on the lighting in the living room would mean the food is ready to be served. Say goodbye to burnt food. Even when cleaning up, monitoring the dishwater’s progress is possible while watching your favorite TV show in the bedroom.
- Security and Comfort
Relax with comfort in knowing that your home is secured and that monitoring it is quite easy using just the mobile phone. Home automation has given us the ability to see what is happening inside the house even when attending a conference in the office. Fire can be prevented as well as flooding. Notifications if something is wrong can be received immediately thereby making it possible to make the necessary emergency response to any potential disastrous event.