Five smart-home ideas for holiday giving
Wishing for a smarter or more energy-efficient home this holiday season? Let’s face it: While a rooftop solar array may be on your wish list, pallets of solar panels may not fit under your Christmas tree. But there are plenty of more-compact gift ideas that can make your home smarter or more energy-efficient, or simply provide a modicum of architectural fun—yet still fit nicely under your tree or near the Yule Log. Here are five such suggestions from our editorial team. WaterHawk Showerhead We have been big fans of the WaterHawk showerhead since we first tested it earlier in 2016. In fact, we can’t imagine taking a shower without it, as it gives a real-time readout of the numbers that count—as we wrote in our in-depth review : “Big water- and energy-saving data are realized on the WaterHawk in the form of two real-time metrics—cumulative water volume usage (in gallons) and water temperature (in degrees Fahrenheit)—colorfully displayed on a round LED panel embedded in the face of the fixture.” And it does a...
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