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Hilo’s there when you’re not!

February 4, 2022  3 minutes reading

Did I turn off all the lights? Unplug the iron? Turn down the heat? Good news: the days of worrying are officially over with the Hilo smart home. Whether you’re at the office, at the cottage for spring break or on another continent for several weeks, you can easily control your connected devices through a simple mobile app. Yes, Hilo lets you keep an eye on your home when you’re not there! Here’s how.

Manage your heating, wherever you are

Spending the weekend at the cottage and forgot to turn down the thermostats in the house before leaving? No problem! With just a few clicks, you can adjust them remotely. Of course, you also have the option to turn up the temperature at your home on the way back so it’s perfect when you get there.

Hilo’s smart thermostats come in handy when you live in Quebec. Designed for our harsh winters, they self-adjust to the programmed temperature and can be managed remotely in case you forget. You can even save up to 15% on your electricity bill, which is significant when you consider that up to 54% of our energy consumption goes toward heating and air conditioning.

Control your lighting remotely

Whether you’re on vacation abroad or in bed in the next room, turn your lights on and off with Hilo’s smart switches from your mobile app, without moving from where you are. When you’re not home, you can even make it seem like you are by programming a specific lighting sequence through your Hilo app to discourage thieves. Pretty bright, right ?

Turn off your devices from your smartphone

Forgot to unplug the space heater? No need to go back home; turn it off from wherever you are with the smart plug-in switch. Installed on a standard outlet, various devices can be plugged into it and turned on and off remotely using Hilo’s mobile app. Think about it: in a heat wave, how great is it to be able to start your air conditioner* remotely so that the house is cool when you arrive !

Think about how great it would be, during a heat wave, to be able to start your air conditioner* remotely so that the house is cool when you arrive! 

And since two smart switches are included in the Hilo starter bundle, you’ll be able to discover all the possibilities these devices offer.

* The total load capacity for both outlets is 1,800 W (15 A).


Save money!

In addition to improving your comfort and peace of mind, the Hilo smart home could save you up to 15% on your electricity bill. Not to mention the cash rewards earned through Hilo challenges—an average of $140 per customer, per winter. Calculate your potential savings.