The emerging wellness category happens to go hand in hand with systems integrators are well acquainted with.
Smart Water Solutions Continue to Grow in Popularity Among Homeowners
Smart devices have come to capture the imagination of a variety of homeowners. And why not? Smart devices empower users to make their homes safer, more comfortable, healthier and above all, convenient. Many, like smart water devices, also help homeowners control valuable resources, something that has gradually been growing in popularity among consumers. According to the 2022 Z-Wave State of the Ecosystem Report , for instance, smart water devices are one of the top devices owned by consumers.
It’s a segment of the home integration market that remains relatively untapped (forgive the pun), but, according to Mitchell Klein, Executive Director for the Z-Wave Alliance, it’s an area rife with opportunities for integrators. And the best part is, it’s a conversation that fits in naturally with many of the services integrators are already providing.
“Ideally, when integrators are in a home, they should be having conversations regarding everything that makes up a smart home. Naturally, nowadays, you have circadian lighting and security coming up, but integrators can easily pique the interest of homeowners by offering protection from water damage.”
“When you look at insurance claims for different home damage, damages from water far exceed damages from fire, so it’s a big deal to have that as an offering. Some insurance companies will even reward homeowners for the installation, which is another selling point worth looking into.”
Here are some other reasons he sees integrators being able to easily break into this category, no extra training required.
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