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Jeremy Hillpot

Benefits of Controlling Your HVAC System

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If you want to save money on your energy bill, there’s a sure-fire way to do it—take a cold, hard look at the efficiency of the HVAC system. A detailed analysis by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) revealed that—on average—just over half (51%) of residential America’s electricity bill is spent on heating and cooling. When you consider that the…

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How Going Keyless Lowers Liability and Increases Convenience for Property Managers and Their Tenants

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It’s a standard feature on nearly all automobiles, so how come your rental properties don’t have a keyless entry system? Ditching the key in favor of an electronic keypad entry system from PointCentral offers tremendous advantages to tenants from the standpoint of security and convenience—making your properties more attractive to renters. After reviewing the benefits of going keyless, we think…

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The Benefits of a Home Security System from PointCentral

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We can’t feel completely safe in a world where crime and robberies happen every day, but we can dramatically increase safety and peace of mind with an advanced home security system.  PointCentral’s home security systems work in conjunction with your entire home automation plan for reliable security, video surveillance and 24/7 monitoring—both inside and outside of your residence. Since PointCentral’s…

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How Smart Home Automation Can Simplify Your Back-to-School Routine

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Summer is nearly over, and that means parents are gearing up for back-to-school time. You’ll soon be setting the alarm clock earlier, buying school supplies and doing your best to herd the children out the door without getting behind schedule.  No wonder you’re feeling the stress! Fortunately, PointCentral has the solution! Here’s how a home automation solution from PointCentral makes…

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The Unexpected Ways Smart Home Automation Can Upgrade Your Home and Rental Properties

There are many ways to quickly and inexpensively boost your home value in preparation for rent or sale. If you’re a large-scale rental property investor, applying these upgrades across your entire portfolio could dramatically increase the income potential of your properties. The most common ways to upgrade your properties like this include: A fresh coat of paint inside and outside…

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Best Practices for Making the Most Out of Smart Home Technology as a Property Manager

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Many property managers are watching the rise of smart home technology with suspicion. They’re wondering if smart HVAC systems really help preserve the lifespans of equipment, and if smart property automation can really do what it claims, in terms of saving time and boosting efficiency.   The truth is, smart property automation is transforming the way property managers do their…

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