Tag: zwave

Smart Home Hub vs Cloud

PROS and CONS of Smart Home Hub vs WiFi and Cloud Automation Smart Home automation is arguably the hottest tech topic of the day. Along with its popularity has come a seemingly endless array of options from a multitude of vendors with technology including WiFi, ZWave, Zigbee, Insteon and UPB. In the early days of

Now Stocking Evolve ZWave Products

We are now stocking and distributing Evolve ZWave wall switches, ZWave dimmers and plug-in modules.   Evolve switches and modules are very reasonably priced and are fully ZWave compliant including support for security beaming.  They use updated ZWave chipsets and the light switches and dimmers have a nice clean decora style.   They’re a perfect fit

Hot Deals on Intermatic ZWave Modules

We just made a special purchase from Intermatic and have some AMAZING pricing on their Homesettings ZWave modules.  You can pick up plug-in lamp or appliance modules for under $20 or a 5 pack for $49.99 – yes that’s $10 each.  We also have outdoor plug-in modules, wall dimmer switches and some starter kits on

New Vendor – Wayne-Dalton Z-Wave

We’re pleased to announce that AARtech has signed on as a distributor of Wayne-Dalton products.  Wayne-Dalton has put a tremendous amount of R&D in to the ZWave and in addition to light switches and plug-in modules they have a very good ZWave thermostat and have developed some unique products to augment their line. I really

MicasaVerde Adds Insteon / X10 Support to VERA

Already an extremely user friendly and competent Z-Wave home controller, the VERA system has added Insteon and X10 support in the latest beta release of their firmware.  Users will be able to view status, control and schedule X-10 and Insteon lights and scenes in addition to their current Z-Wave support.  Micasa Verde has recently moved