June 13th, 2016
Multi-Family Housing Trend–Creating A Smart Apartment
When it comes to finding housing in big or even mmid-sized cities, it can be next to impossible to find affordable places to live. Because of this challenge and the issue of limited space in major cities, a new housing trend has emerged. This trend affects people living in multifamily housing units and is known as a “smart apartment.”
Smart apartments are the ultimate in efficiency and the integration of technology into apartment living. A smart apartment is a home that learns your habits and those of your other household members to reduce costs and streamline your home.
Smart Thermostats and Locks
Smart thermostats and locks use bluetooth technology and wifi to ensure that the door locks know you are coming. You will no longer have to fumble and search for your keys when you get home and your landlord will not have to have new keys made every time someone loses their keys or moves out.
Smart thermostats allow you to control your thermostat from anywhere and have pre-programmed settings for when you are home and when you are not home. This reduces your utility costs and help you to keep your home as comfortable as possible.
Other Smart Technologies
Other smart technologies that can help reduce costs and make your apartment home more efficient include water sensors that track when your hot water is used most. This could then lead you to not have the hot water running at all hours of the day. Your hot water heater will also have fewer issues.
Smart appliances like stoves, refrigerators, and microwaves are also available to reduce costs and improve performance. These appliances are built to last and are beneficial for tenants and landlords alike.
With these facts in mind, you can see how a smart apartment can benefit you!