Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer reveal smart meters can save Britons £560 million a year | Property | Life & Style

According to television duo Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer, Smart Meters are the way forward when it comes to tracking spending and saving money on your energy bills. The duo appeared on Sky News this morning to announce their tour, which will focus on the national rollout of smart meters. The Smart Energy tour will visit 10 cities in the UK to encourage homeowners to use smart meters. According to the duo, smart meters can save Briton’s £560 million a year as a nation. Savings per household can differ, but on average…

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Do smart meters really tie us to energy firms? | Property | Life & Style

Smart Energy GB Some consumers fear that having a smart meter could stop them changing gas or electricity supplier Over the last few weeks, the Daily Express has been running a series of articles investigating smart meters, the benefits they bring to customers and claims around their safety, as part of the Great Smart Meter Debate. By 2020, the Government wants the new meters installed in every home across Great Britain. There is little doubt that smart meters can save consumers money. What’s more, they will put an end to…

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Smart meters on trial: how safe are they? Will they affect my bills? | Property | Life & Style

Smart Energy GB Are you thinking of upgrading to a smart meter? You may have read mixed reports regarding the safety of smart meters and what it means in terms of your cybersecurity. Or perhaps you are thinking of having a smart meter installed in your home, but are worried the meter will tie you to one energy supplier. Today, we are here to help. Our panel of experts from government and fields of public health, safety, cybersecurity and energy answer your questions about this latest innovation for your homes.…

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The Ideal Home Show make a smart technology property move | Property | Life & Style

EXPRESS Visitors of the The Innovation Home at the Ideal Home Show can play with tech on a mobile app It features devices such as security cameras, window and door sensors that alert you to break-ins, as well as plugs and lightbulbs that switch themselves on.  But while this may look like the future to many of us, these innovations are all available at DIY and department stores for you fit yourself if you have wifi and a smartphone to download the necessary app.  John Lewis even has dedicated smart…

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