If you have a home security system or are in the market for one, then remote home monitoring may be a feature at the top of your list.
Remote monitoring let's you use your Smartphone, iPad or web-enabled computer to see the status of your alarm. It is also lets you to be automatically contacted by email, text or cell phone when there's been an incident at your home. All it takes is the installation of a wireless home security network, which then lets you monitor your home security system as easily as you check your e-mail or send text messages.
Not all home security companies offer interactive services such as home automation or having the ability to arm and disarm your alarm remotely. The most advanced security systems, such as the ADT Pulse, let you connect electric and electronic devices to your home network. Once connected you have the ability check on your home, family or pet, 24 hours a day from almost anywhere in the world.
If you want to live a greener life and use energy more efficiently, then definitely look into remote home security. Remotely turn off lights and other electric appliances you may have forgotten to check before leaving the house. You won't need to burn fossils fuels driving home to make sure you set the thermostat correctly. And you'll be a lot calmer knowing that even if you forgot to do something, you can fix the situation where you are.