Home Automation Services
- For so many years, home automation has been a feature of science fiction, but the fiction is now reality, and HERMA implements home automation with professionalism, quality and affordability.
Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems can include temperature and humidity control, including fresh air heating and natural cooling. An Internet-controlled thermostat allows the homeowner to control the building's heating and air conditioning systems remotely. The system may automatically open and close windows to cool the house.
Lighting control systems can be used to control household electric lights. Lights can be controlled on a time cycle, or arranged to automatically go out when a room is unoccupied. Lighting can be controlled remotely by a wireless control or over the Internet.
This category includes audio and video switching and distribution. Multiple audio or video sources can be selected and distributed to one or more rooms and can be linked with lighting and blinds to provide mood settings.
Automatic control of blinds and curtains can be used for:
- Presence simulation
- Temperature control
- Brightness control
- Glare control
- Security (in case of shutters)
A household security systems integrated with a home automation system can provide additional services such as remote surveillance of security cameras over the Internet, or central locking of all perimeter doors and windows. Detection systems such as fire alarm, gas leak, carbon monoxide, or water leaks can be integrated. Personal medical alarm systems allow an injured home occupant to summon help.
An intercom system allows communication via a microphone and loud speaker between multiple rooms. Integration of the intercom to the telephone, or of the video door entry system to the television set, allowing the residents to view the door camera automatically.