Home automation programs are becoming more prevalent in U.S. homes than ever before, and one of the most promising outgrowths of this trend is energy savings, which helps homeowners save money. Have you ever been miles away from home, only to realize you’ve left the heat on? New advances in home automation are making this issue a thing of the past, by letting you control your home’s heating, cooling, lighting and security, from any location, with just the touch of a button. A new combined home security and home automation system called SAGE marries two home systems that are typically handled separately into one user-friendly home automation system with an easy-to-use mobile app. The SAGE security system is DIY, and it eliminates the 3rd party setup, monitoring, and monthly-fees racket that most consumers have come to expect from home security systems. With innovative new combined home systems like this, saving energy, lowering utility bills, and protecting your home and data is becoming more streamlined and user-friendly, not-to-mention more affordable for homeowners.
Ready to protect your home while saving money and energy? You’re in luck. Enter below and you could win your very own SAGE system, including the SAGE Home Automation Kit, LED lightbulbs, lamp dimmers, security cameras, and a deadbolt lock.
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Studies have proven that home automation systems bring impressive energy and cost savings. Research has shown that, on average, households with home automation systems save nearly $1,400 per year on home insurance and energy. Home heating and cooling is one the biggest energy suckers on the planet.
The SAGE system connects to your television and iOS and Android phone or tablet, allowing you to monitor your house, whether at home or on the go. The all-in-one technology allows you to easily control most devices including lights, thermostats, window sensors, door locks and security cameras.
SAGE also offers customizable programming for every scenario so that you can complete several tasks with just one click. For instance, when leaving your home or office you can easily shut off all the lights and engage your security system in one single click. Vice versa, you can program to your lights to automatically switch on when you arrive, and even schedule your coffeemaker to make your first cup of joe in the morning. It might not seem like huge savings at first glance, but over time you’ll find that small changes in your habits really do add up.
SAGE can be integrated into your home through either a DIY or professional installation. It’s also a much more affordable option for home security and automation, because, instead of the monthly fees you get with traditional home security systems, the system is self-monitored, and you can add or remove products and services as you please.
SAGE Home Automation Starter Kit
The SAGE Automation Kit includes everything you’ll need to get started with home automation. The SAGE Hub is the controlling device for all of the SAGE products, connecting right to your TV for easy integration and control of both security and home automation. The kit also includes an automated light switch, which lets you control your lighting from anywhere (from the couch or away from home); a high-quality LED bulb with a 25,000-hour average life that uses 80% less energy than the standard bulb; and an appliance control which allows you to manage all of your devices from the SAGE App.
LED Light Bulbs
Your prize pack will include 3 additional SAGE LED Light Bulbs for you to continue your automation lighting around your home. Worth $20 each, these highly coveted LEDs last longer than the average CFL bulb and are programmable via the SAGE Hub and App to boot.
Along with additional lighting, our winner will receive 3 additional SAGE Lamp Dimmers, which allows you to save energy by lowering the output of your lighting. Normally sold for $50 each, these will help you easily dim your lights from the SAGE App, and they can replace any outlet and any light in your home to add automation features instantly.
Indoor Security Camera
SAGE’s wirelessly connected camera offers 24/7 surveillance of your home interior. The $139.99 security product features mobile viewing from your TV or phone, allowing you to see up to 15 feet in the dark. Its built-in wireless connectivity and motion detection lets you receive instant alerts, so you can rest assured that your home is protected. It also doubles as a baby monitor.
Outdoor Security Camera
In addition to an effective indoor camera, this prize pack also includes a $249.99 high-definition outdoor security camera, offering 24/7 HD surveillance and wireless connectivity. The integrated infrared-cut removable (ICR) filter and night vision IR LED illuminator gives you 24-hour protection with monitoring and alerts sent directly to the SAGE App. Its weatherproof design also protects against dust and rain.
The SAGE deadbolt lock offers the ultimate protection for your home. Valued at $239.99, this state-of-the-art polished brass door lock lets you automatically lock or unlock doors anywhere from the SAGE app.