Here are five lifestyle patterns that will help you understand more fully the scope and the possibilities of smart home integration. Each pattern is built upon a cluster of available features. Most smart home features can be tailored to support individual—or multiple—lifestyle needs.
After you explore the five lifestyle patterns, click on the Smart Home Planner (below), a tool that will help you weigh the relative importance of the five lifestyle patterns in the life of your household.
PROTECT. “My home is my castle. I want it to protect my family and all we have worked to create.”
Safeguard your family, possessions and home:
CONNECT. “I’d like to be able to check on my home, the kids, even the pets — anytime, from anywhere in the world!”
Instant connectivity for home monitoring and control:
ENJOY. “I want to relax, really enjoy my entertainment systems, and control my smart home with ease.”
Enjoy your home and garden with comfort, convenience & style.
CONSERVE. “Responsible use of resources saves money, reduces dependence on fossil fuels, and helps preserve the environment.”
Use less electricity, gas and water:
ADAPT. “Family members with special needs should be able to live at home—with comfort, security, and freedom from worry.””
Adapt smart home technologies to special needs, and support aging-in-place:
Note: Adapting electronic features to the special needs of a household member requires careful coordination between a skilled home integration specialist and health care experts.
What are your Smart Home priorities? The Smart Home Planner will help you weigh your choices.