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Home Automation

How to Save on Electricity with a WiFi Thermostat

April 02, 2019

How a WiFi Thermostat Can Save You Money

A smart thermostat can help you regulate the temperature in your home and save you money. Read on to find out what it is, how it works and how it saves money.

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How to Save Energy at Home

April 02, 2019

How to Save Energy with Home Automation

Looking for ways to reduce your energy consumption? Check out these helpful tips to save energy at home by maximizing your energy efficiency on a daily, weekly and monthly basis. It is easier than ever to save energy through use of an energy management system or energy efficient home automation system. You can now improve energy efficiency without compromising comfort or cost.

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What is Home Automation?

April 02, 2019

What is Home Automation?

What is Home Automation? Home automation (also known as "domotics") refers to the automatic and electronic control of household features, activity, and appliances. Various control systems are utilized in this residential extension of building automation. Some components of an automated home may include the centralized control of security locks on doors and gates, appliances, windows, lighting, surveillance cameras and HVAC systems (heating, ventilation and air conditioning).

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Xfinity Autism Awareness and Accessibility

March 27, 2019

Autism Awareness and Accessibility: How Xfinity Products are Designed for All

Xfinity products work best when they’re accessible to everyone. Xfinity aims to make a positive impact on everyone we service, including families impacted by autism and other disabilities.

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Xfinity Home Spring Refresh

March 25, 2019

Making Home Automation Part of Your Spring Cleaning Routine

Spring cleaning can be an opportune time to check in on your Xfinity Home home-automation and security devices. Learn more, and keep your home connected and protected as the seasons change.

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home insurance form

January 30, 2019

Tips for Recovering Lost or Stolen Items 

Recovering lost or stolen items can feel like a lost cause at times. But with home security monitoring devices, it can be easier than ever to catch the culprit.

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emergency preparedness checklist

January 30, 2019

How Can a Home Security System Help with Emergency Preparedness?

A home security system can help you in crucial preparations for emergencies and natural disasters. Here are the features that will help you prepare.

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mom and daughter at home

January 30, 2019

How to Talk to Your Kids About Home Safety

It's important to keep a dialogue with your children about staying safe at home, whether they're old enough to stay home alone or just starting to learn about your home's safety features.

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couple outside of home

January 30, 2019

How to Prevent a Break-In

There are a lot of things you can do to prevent a home break-in -from leaving a light or television on, to monitoring doors with a home security camera.

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Burglar at night

January 30, 2019

Night Vision Cameras: Bring Crime to Light by Seeing in the Dark

When it comes to your family’s safety and security, you don’t want to leave yourself vulnerable. Although most burglaries occur during the day, nighttime burglaries are almost just as common—so a top-notch security system should have you covered around the clock. And a security camera is only effective if it can see the perpetrator and provide a clear record of the crime that occurred. That’s where a night vision security system comes in.

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