The first time I dealt with home automation, the focus was on home entertainment systems and walkway lights.
The biggest money saver for many is likely to be a smart thermostat.
Saves for getting woken up in the middle of the night by frightened parents who think your house has been possessed it has, just by Alexa .
Let s say you tried using Belkin WeMo but switched to a Wink, and still have some devices on an older Vera.
For example, don t daisy chain workflows together.
Bluetooth and key-code locks can save you boatloads of time.