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  • save with smart home
    12
    Mar

    Can I Save with a Smart Home?

    Turning off the lights when you’re not in the room, unplugging devices on standby and running appliances at off-peak power times – we’ve heard all these tips for lowering your power bill before. And thanks to all the power saving products now on the market, there are so many...

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  • buy a smart home
    12
    Mar

    Who Should Buy a Smart Home?

    Smart homes are becoming increasingly popular in South Africa and are expected to continue to gain momentum in the property market in the years to come. As new home builds continue to gain popularity in South Africa and the average smart household penetration now at 3.6% in 2018 and...

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  • the smart home
    12
    Mar

    Home is Where the Smart is: What to Expect from the Smart Home in 2018

    There’s no doubt about it: 2017 was the year of the smart home. In fact, the general consensus at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas at the start of the year was that 2017 was going to be the year of the smart home and so far they...

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  • Smart digital innovation
    12
    Mar

    How MyAir and MyLights Adds Value for Builders

    As a builder, you’re always looking for ways to take your offers to the next level for the client. So why not include MyPlace Africa’s smart LED lighting and premium air conditioning management systems to your next home renovation project? With nearly a third of homeowners believing that a...

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  • LED Lighting Help Save on your Electricity Bill?
    11
    Mar

    Can LED Lighting Help Save on your Electricity Bill?

    Have you ever asked yourself: “Why is my electricity bill so high?” Don’t worry, you’re not alone, with many South Africans asking themselves the same tough question in today’s consumer conscious landscape. With the current economic climate experiencing a major downturn, the actions of larger companies are hitting South...

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  • My Air
    11
    Mar

    Keeping your Home Safe with Smart Technology

    Your home should be your sanctuary. Therefore, you and your family should always feel safe and secure both inside and outside the house. However, with home burglary still a prominent issue in South Africa, many families are beginning to lose their peace of mind. Experiencing one of largest crime...

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  • Visit our showroom
    11
    Mar

    Come Visit Two of Our Specialist’s Showrooms!

    Good news for all the connected home enthusiasts out there – now it’s never been easier to install your MyAir or MyLights smart systems with MyPlace Africa’s diverse network of Specialists! Green Leaf Alternative Solutions and O2 Air are two such Specialist for MyPlace Africa with their very own...

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  • Add Value to your Property with Smart Home Products
    11
    Mar

    How to Add Value to your Property with Smart Home Products

    How do I add value to my property? This is the main question South African home builders and investors are asking themselves. Ultimately, the aim of any property should be to increase your wealth. You want the property to be worth more than when you bought it, so if...

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  • the Smart Home
    07
    Mar

    Making the Switch to the Smart Home – 3 Distinct Advantages

    We already know how much convenience and efficiency have been brought to our lives by smartphones – and smart homes are the next logical step. As more and more South Africans continue to tap into technologies that aid the day-to-day running of our households, the smart home is soaring...

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  • The smart home
    07
    Mar

    The Smart Home: South Africa Ready to Embrace the Latest Technologies

    In this fast-paced, constantly switched on world, systems that simplify or completely remove complications from our lives are becoming increasingly attractive. So it’s no surprise the next technological trend to gain traction in South Africa is the fully integrated, fully connected smart home. Much like other smart products, such...

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