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12 Reasons We Are Excited Summer Is Here

The first day of summer is the 1st of December and who doesn’t love an Aussie summer! As the weather grows warmer and the school year comes to a close, everyone is gearing up for warm evenings, early sunrises and spectacular sunsets. Whether it’s spending time at the beach, heading…

Introducing Sunset: The Smarter Way to Wind Down

Are you ready to hear about the third and final new feature of our MyLights Smart LED Light System? We’ve already introduced you to MyTime and Scheduling and now we’d like you to meet Sunset. Read on to find out how this function can benefit your home from both a…

Are you Making the Most of your MyPlace Touchscreen?

At the start of the year we predicted integration would be a determining factor in whether a smart product was successful or not. So far this has proven to be true with integration allowing your smart home to be as smart as it can be. Our homes are only as…

Phantoms and Vampires: Make Scary Electricity Bills a Thing of the Past!

For some, there is nothing worse than the anxiety around receiving a power bill. When it arrives, you might spend time trying to work out “how is it so high?”. You rack your brain for what could be the cause of such a high energy bill and just can’t work…

How Advantage Air is Cementing its Name in Smart LED Lighting

Smart LED lighting products exploded onto the scene in 2017. From well-known brands like Philips with its Hue bulbs and IKEA with its Trådfri smart lighting system, they offer us a suite of smart features that take our home lighting to the next level. Simply hook them up to a…

Introducing MyTime: The Smarter Way to Wake Up

The smart home just got a whole lot smarter with three fantastic new features added to our MyLights Smart Home Lighting System! In this post, we would like to introduce you to the first feature, MyTime. Read on to find out everything you need to know about MyTime and how…

The rise of safety and security in the smart tech world

Your home is one of the biggest investments you’ll make in your lifetime, so naturally you’ll want to protect it at all costs. And thanks to advancements in smart home technology and home automation security products, you can! From light sensors to security cameras to smart locks, the options are…

How’s 2018 for the smart home turning out so far?

Can you believe we’re halfway through 2018 already? It feels like it was only yesterday that we were making our predictions for the new year. We posted a blog titled, The future of the smart home in 2018 and beyond, back in January listing some of the biggest smart home…

MyAir smart air conditioning system helps Queensland couple keep their cool

Advantage Air Teaming Up With QLD Lifestyle Estates

Thinking about purchasing your own smart air conditioning management system from Advantage Air but need one final push before taking the leap? With 10 zones, individual room air flow control and a touchscreen that can double as a tablet, life just got even more comfortable with MyAir. But don’t take…

The future of the smart home in 2018 and beyond

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2017 was a big year for the smart home and 2018 is expected to be even bigger. With the arrival of the Google Home and Amazon Echo to the Australian market through to the rapid adoption rate of other smart products, virtual assistants have now moved out of our mobile…

The top 5 MyAir features that will help you save money on your electricity bill

Known for its extremely hot summer months, many days are expected to enter the mid to late thirties this summer in Australia. As a result, households are starting to rack up larger electricity bills. In fact, according to a recent study, approximately one-quarter of Australian households will waste an average…

Smart Home vs. Connected Home vs. Home Automation: Discussing the Key Differentiators & Dispelling the Confusion

2017 was a big year in the tech world. From the arrival of the Google Home which brought voice recognition further to the fore in the home to the ever increasing usage of Artificial Intelligence like Blockchain in our working lives, you could say “it’s all happening” in the tech…

How Much can I Really Save with a Smart Home?

Turning off the lights when you’re not in the room, unplugging devices on standby and running appliances at off-peak power times - we’ve heard all these tips for lowering your power bill before. And thanks to all the power saving products now on the market, there are so many more…

Are you the Perfect Candidate for a Smart Home?

Household penetration is at an all-time high in the Australian smart home market, currently at 19.1% with an expected 37.6% increase by 2022, and it’s no surprise why with everyone joining the revolution from all stages of life. Smart home technology is no longer associated solely with early adopters or…

3 Reasons to Add MyAir and MyLights to your Home Building Project

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Want to increase the value of your client’s home? With nearly a third of homeowners believing that a property with connected technology is worth more than one without, it’s time to add smart technology to your home build to reach more potential buyers. As the demand for homes with smart…

Our Top 3 Predictions for the Smart Home in 2018

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There’s no doubt about it: 2017 was the year of the smart home. In fact, the revenue in the Australian smart home market this year alone amounted to approximately $823 million and is expected to show an annual growth rate of 24.6% by 2022. Proving that Aussies cannot get enough…

MyLights: The New Way to be Secure

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Your home should be your sanctuary. Therefore, you and your family should always feel safe and secure both inside and outside the house. However, with home burglary figures hitting a 13-year high in WA in 2017, many families are beginning to lose their peace of mind. One of the most…

How do I Add Value to my Investment Property?

Buying real estate continues to be one of Australia’s favourite ways to invest. The goal of any investment property should be to increase the value - you want it to be worth more than when you brought it. But how do you add value to your investment property? Finding ways…

How LED Lighting can Help you Save on your Power Bill

Do you dread opening your power bill? You’re not alone. Last month, data from Carbon + Energy Markets’ MarkIntell found Australian households were paying the highest electricity prices in the world. This shocking reversal from the 1990s when our bills were the cheapest, shows we need to make better choices…

Is the Light Switch Becoming Extinct? 3 Smart Home Features to Look out for in the Future

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Traditional lighting as we know it is well on its way to extinction, with LEDs turning out the lights on incandescents bulb by bulb. Debuting 130 years ago, incandescent bulbs and their light switch counterparts have now become almost primitive as we move into a more energy efficient era and…

Advantage Air Teaming Up With QLD Lifestyle Estates

Advantage Air Teaming Up With QLD Lifestyle Estates

No matter your age, you want to live your life to the fullest and not have to sweat the small stuff. That’s why smart homes promise so many great advantages for people in all stages of their life. So whether you’ve just welcomed a new baby into the family, have…

Advantage Air Featured at The Sydney Home Show

As we enter this exciting new era of the smart home, it’s important to have a space to celebrate the future of building and design. And thanks to The Sydney Home Show, also known on the block as “the Mecca for building and renovation enthusiasts”, we have the chance to geek…

What to Look for in your AC After-Sales Service

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Congratulations – you’ve chosen an air-conditioning system and now you can sleep a little better at night. You’ve made some tough decisions and considered all your options very carefully – the system, the cost, the efficiency, the practicality, the durability, the comfortability, the list goes on. But one factor many…

Why a High Tech AC System Will Change the Way You Think About Air Conditioning

It’s official: high-tech gadgets for the home are one of the most significant new trends in digital innovation. Say goodbye to the days of manually turning your AC system on and off and hello to the way of the future: the smart home. Smart products play a crucial part in…