One of Github’s top 10 open-sourced projects, Home Assistant is its own home automation software. While compatible with Alexa, Google Home, and other smart hubs and devices, Home Assistant is particularly valued for its deference to internet security, with its ability to operating 100% locally without an internet connection. Optional cloud access is $5/month.

Our system ships pre-programmed to your electrical needs. It does not need internet access to run. Connection to wifi will let you monitor your energy use on your phone while at home. Connection to the internet will let you monitor and control Home Assistant while away from home.

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