These are Z-Wave smart home products I use and recommend. Z-wave is a great way to add smarts to your home while keeping control secure, local, and not relying on Wi-Fi. Examples include sensors, smart plugs, smart switches, smart locks, and much more.
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This is my go-to Z-Wave smart switch. It goes inside the wall, so you don’t need to change the look of the switch and it does power monitoring. There’s also a dimming version.
This is a reliable Z-Wave rocker light switch that I use in my office. There is also a dimming version.
I have plenty of Aeotec smart plugs around my house as well. They’ve been reliable for years.
These Z-Wave multi-sensors are great for tracking motion, temperature, and light.
This is a multi-sensor that also senses vibrations. I use this to determine whether or not my generator is running.
I use a similar Z-wave flood sensor to detect water leaks in my basement. This one also detects temperature
This is the backbone of my Zigbee and Z-wave network. This nice little stick supports both protocols!
I use a version of this whole home energy monitor to track my electricity usage and costs in my home. It’s helped me save money.
I have a version of this security system in my home. It acts as a secondary Z-wave controller, allowing the alarm to directly control devices like lights and locks.
I use this Z-Wave tilt sensor to determine whether or not my garage doors are open for my DIY smart garage door opener.
I use this outdoor Z-Wave plug to control some Christmas lights where the cords are exposed to the elements.