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Our Smart Thermostat Is Now ENERGY STAR® Certified

10/23/2018 12:00:00 am

Independent tests confirm that our smart thermostat can save you between 9 and 15 percent of the energy you'll use to heat your home this winter, with even higher savings on your summer AC.
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Make Life Easier with Alarm.com's Geo-Services

9/14/2018 12:00:00 am

Geo-Services is a smart, easy Alarm.com feature that does helpful things around your house when you're leaving home or on your way back. Here's how it works and what it can do.
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Four Ways to Use an Alarm.com Smart Thermostat

7/25/2018 12:00:00 am

With the intelligence of a smart home security system behind it, our Smart Thermostat understands your home and your needs - giving you more ways to save energy and stay comfortable.
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What is an Alarm.com Temperature Sensor?

7/13/2018 12:00:00 am

While the average home thermostat is getting smarter, most connected thermostats are still limited by a one-room view. Alarm.com technology offers a smarter approach.
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This Small Device Can Fix Your Summer "Hot Room" Problem

8/3/2017 12:00:00 am

Most thermostats only know the temperature of the room they're in, which leads to discomfort when summer temperatures heat up your house. Alarm.com's smart thermostat has the solution.
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Five Ways Alarm.com Can Cool Your Summer AC Bill

5/30/2017 12:00:00 am

Our smart thermostat shares intelligence with your home's smart security system, giving you more ways to save energy automatically this summer.
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Smart Home for Beginners: Heating, Cooling, Lighting

11/3/2016 12:00:00 am

Smart thermostats and lighting give you convenient comfort and automatic energy savings. To automate your HVAC and lights with smart home technology, here's what you need to know.
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Smarter Parenting: Three Smart Home Essentials for New Moms

10/31/2016 12:00:00 am

Neither of Stephanie's kids were good sleepers as infants. Looking back, things might have been easier with a few of the smart home technology fixes available to new moms today.
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The Smarter Way to Beat Summer Heat In Your Home

7/27/2016 12:00:00 am

July and August are tough on your air conditioning system, your family's comfort, and your electricity bill. Alarm.com has a smarter, more efficient way to keep everyone cool.
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Do You Want Energy Savings, Or Comfort? Or… Both?

7/15/2016 12:00:00 am

Do you think a smart thermostat should just save you energy? Or, do you think it should give you enhanced comfort as well? If you're in the ‘both' camp, you're not alone.
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Stay Cool, Dads: A Video Message From Alarm.com

6/14/2016 12:00:00 am

Hey dads: do you get heated about your AC bill when your kids leave the door open? We feel your anguish - and we built you a smart solution.
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Four Smart, Effortless Ways to Save Energy This Summer

6/7/2016 12:00:00 am

Concerned about those high summer AC bills? Alarm.com's smart home technology helps you reduce energy use automatically and stay comfortable throughout.
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How Alarm.com Makes the Smart Thermostat Smarter

5/20/2016 12:00:00 am

Alarm.com's Smart Thermostat always knows whether you need precision comfort or energy savings, because it shares a 'brain' with the most insightful piece of technology in your home.
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Five Ways Alarm.com Can Lower Your Energy Bills This Winter

12/14/2015 12:00:00 am

It's time to turn up the heating and make things cozy at home. Unfortunately, that warm glow also means higher energy bills... but Alarm.com can help you with that.
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Where's Your Cold Room?

12/3/2015 12:00:00 am

Does your home have a room that's always cooler than the others? Put the blankets and space heaters away: we have a smarter solution.
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Enjoy Precision Comfort With Temperature Sensors

11/30/2015 12:00:00 am

Remote temperature sensors enable the Alarm.com Smart Thermostat to give you precisely tailored comfort and energy savings, optimized for your home and lifestyle. Here's a quick guide.
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Meet the Alarm.com Smart Thermostat!

11/28/2015 12:00:00 am

Saving energy at home should be simple. With Alarm.com's new Smart Thermostat, it is. Here are some smart ways it achieves your perfect balance of energy savings and comfort.
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How to Save (Even More) Energy With Alarm.com

8/13/2015 12:00:00 am

While a smart thermostat puts a sizable dent in the 'heating and cooling' portion of your energy bill, a fully-integrated Smart Home powered by Alarm.com will save you even more.
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Five Things A Smart Thermostat Should Know

7/7/2015 12:00:00 am

Most smart thermostats have limited information about what you're doing, making it hard for them to react to real-time activity in your home. Here's how ours is different.
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Security, Safety and Savings: Now That's Smart

5/21/2015 12:00:00 am

When you think of home security, saving energy isn't the first benefit that springs to mind. However, a security-powered smart thermostat can save energy in uniquely smart ways, thanks to what it knows.
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Neighborhood, You'll Have To Cool Yourself

5/20/2015 12:00:00 am

Are you wasting energy by running your AC with a door open? Not with Alarm.com, you're not. Our new smart thermostat puts an end to this age-old source of wasted energy.
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Security is the Foundation of the Smart Home

4/16/2015 12:00:00 am

A genuinely Smart Home needs a sensory system: a network of sensors conveying accurate, relevant and real-time information so that connected devices can act intelligently. This system already exists in millions of homes. It's the Smart Home Security system.
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Want a Smart Home? You Don't Have to Go It Alone

4/15/2015 12:00:00 am

Installing a Smart Home on your own takes expertise. You'll need to select the right devices, install, wire and configure them, and troubleshoot any issues. There's good news, though: our Smart Home Service Providers do all of it for you.
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How to Start Your Day Better With Alarm.com

2/26/2015 12:00:00 am

Are you struggling to get started in the morning right now? We don't blame you: it's been a long winter. But there is hope: turn your home into a Smart Home powered by Alarm.com and you'll start every day better.
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Don't Want To Install A Smart Home? You Don't Have To.

11/11/2014 12:00:00 am

Connected home systems can be incredibly powerful, but also complicated to set up. Installation can be one of the biggest barriers to getting started, with even individual "smart" devices requiring expertise to set up. When it comes to installing your smart home, we think "pro" is the way to go.
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Saving Energy in the Connected Home

10/22/2014 12:00:00 am

Alarm.com's connected home offers a variety of ways for you to save energy. We make thermostats a lot smarter and enable you to connect any power hungry appliance to our intelligent solution to run it more efficiently. We even use weather and location information to save automatically without sacrificing comfort.
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