This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey reveals how home automation delivers comfort, convenience and energy savings
Learn about features, installation, and the difference between traditional and smart thermostats.
This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows a homeowner how to install and operate an energy-saving smart thermostat
Ask This Old House home technology expert Ross Trethewey travels to Napa to tour a house that’s testing out a variety of interconnected smart home devices
As smart tech aimed at outdoor living evolves, the range of tasks it can handle—from lighting the patio to freeing you from the grill to robo-mowing the grass—is more impressive than ever.
With these rebates and energy-saving programs, prepping your home to be cooler this summer is no sweat. Read on to learn more.
Smart home devices are great for making life more convenient. But who else might be listening when we tell our lights to turn on?
Upgrade your home with one of these best smart thermostats that come with remote controlling, temperature scheduling, and usage reporting, among other features.
TOH smart home tech expert Ross Trethewey teaches a new trade apprentice how retrofitting new smart lighting systems into old houses provides more user control, energy savings, and peace of mind.
There is a growing demand for renewable energy. TOH smart home tech expert Ross Trethewey explores recent innovations in geothermal drilling that will save time on the job site—and save money for homeowners.
Easy ways to live a greener lifestyle by conserving energy while staying—and playing—at home
Ask This Old House home technology expert Ross Trethewey demonstrates how to install a new smart thermostat without an existing common wire. This video is part of This Old House: Live—an initiative providing daily programming and opportunities to connect with our experts during these challenging times.
Ask This Old House home technology expert Ross Trethewey gives an update on an app that helps you tackle home maintenance and home repair issues.
Solar panels are becoming increasingly popular in residential areas, but the reality is that not every house is fit for this technology. Richard dives into the smart technology that has increased the efficiency of solar panels, by taking them off the roof
Streaming services have taken the music industry by storm. If you’re just wading in, here’s how to choose the perfect setup for your home
Ask This Old House home technology expert Ross Trethewey travels to Los Angeles to learn about innovations being made to automatic water shutoff valves
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It might be time to up your living room’s game, now that prices have dropped dramatically.
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The pros at Reviewed.com share their top product picks, including "smart" bulbs, locks, smoke detectors, and more
Ask This Old House home technology expert Ross Trethewey and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey update host Kevin O’Connor on a Future House technology
Ask This Old House master electrician Scott Caron installs smart smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in this edition of DIY Smarts.
Simple to use, easy to install, and value enhancing—check out the innovative smart systems at the TOH Beach House
Ask This Old House home technology expert Ross Trethewey and Centriq co-founder and co-CEO James Sheppard walk through the features of the Centriq app, which is designed to be a central hub for home organization, repair, and maintenance.
Ask This Old House home technology expert Ross Trethewey visits a hotel room that’s powered by voice activation and tablet apps
Ask This Old House home technology expert Ross Trethewey shows Kevin two models of voice-activated smart devices.
Ask This Old House home technology expert Ross Trethewey learns about a new device which tracks home energy usage
Ask This Old House home technology expert Ross Trethewey helps install a robotic wall to maximize space for a small, urban apartment in Future House.
There are a lot of choices these days in the way of connected devices for a safer, more secure, and more convenient home. Maybe too many. To help you figure it out, here are 5 starter kits tailored to 5 very different types of homes and homeowners