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Can you believe we’re almost halfway through the year? So much has happened since we wrote our smart home predictions post in January 2018. With smart home technology constantly evolving and more companies bringing their products to market, there’s been some big changes in the last 18 months. But there’s…

The change of season is here again, making it the perfect time to do some regular maintenance on your air conditioning system. It is always recommended to have your system regularly serviced/maintained by a qualified professional, but there are also a few DIY checks that you can do! Read on…

MyAir air conditioning management system

Fact: You’re probably going to spend somewhere between $8,000 and $12,000 on your air conditioning system (based on a single storey average sized home). So if you’re going to spend that kind of money, you’re going to want a system that works and provides you with the comfort and convenience…

Summer is an exciting time for burglars. More daylight hours, the nights are warm and they know that many people are out and about or travelling for summer holidays, making it easy to target and break into homes while occupants are out or away. You might be having a well-deserved…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 (AI) like Blockchain in our working lives, you could say “it’s all happening” in the…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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