For those of us who chronically forget to add detergent, or are prone to leaving wet clothes sitting for days, consider the Whirlpool Smart Front Load Washer. It sends alerts when it’s time to reorder detergent, pretreats stains on its own, and will turn on a dryer feature if you leave your clothes in too long. Use the My Smart Appliances app to start or pause the washer remotely, and to monitor energy usage.
Pale blue ornaments and ribbons with flecks of gold make this Christmas tree feel festive yet sophisticated. LED lights were a smart choice, too, because they last longer and are more energy efficient.
This view from the guest bathroom to the adjoining guest bedroom shows how one space transitions to the other. Three smart thermostats (one on each floor) that can be remotely operated and monitored help maintain desired temperatures and control energy bills.
A built-in banquette is a smart way to bring a lot of seating to a dining room without taking up much floor space. This corner one lets 8 sit comfortably around the table; the vibrant upholstery equals instant energy.