Wednesday Debate Topic: Cellular vs. Landline Security Alarm Systems

As a consumer, you always have a choice when shopping for any product or service. You will often seek out the option that offers a perfect balance between overall cost and peace of mind. This rings true whether you are buying a new car, television, insurance policy, and perhaps most importantly, security alarm and home automation system. In the security industry, there are two formidable opponents: Cellular and Landline systems. We will review the pros and cons of each type below.

Smart Homes Need Smart Grids: Conserve Energy, Save Money and Help Power the World

The way our homes and businesses communicate with a dedicated power source hasn’t changed much since the early 20th century. Centralized power plants still serve as the primary way that most cities deliver the necessary energy to residents, in a process that heavily favors demand over supply. This system is setup for major consequences as we proceed into the 21st century. Energy requirements are higher than ever, and centralized power is far too susceptible to surging, brown-outs, and nuclear fallout. There’s no doubt that the way energy is delivered, managed and recycled needs to change, and the sooner the better.