Home Connect & Loxone: Truly smart appliance integration

Luke Murphy
20th April 2022 in Preview
Smart household appliances with Home Connect from Bosch, Siemens, Gaggenau and NEFF can now be seamlessly integrated into your Loxone building automation system. This ensures even better energy use, more convenience and more security.

With the new Home Connect integration, modern energy management and intelligent automation can be commissioned easily and quickly with the know-how of a Loxone installer. Here are three practical use-case examples:

Three smart examples of Home Connect integration with Loxone

Energy management: Delayed start of Home Connect devices

Start your dishwasher or tumble dryer as soon as the PV system is producing enough electricity. This increases solar self-consumption, reduces energy costs and protects the environment.

Safety: Leave the house without a worry

When leaving home, a triple tap on a Loxone Touch switch by the front door will activate the ‘Leaving Home’ mode. This automatically arms the burglar alarm, resets any heating overrides, checks to see if any windows or doors are open and more. It can also specifically switch off Home Connect household appliances such as the oven to ensure it’s not accidentally left on when no one is in – allowing people to leave with the reassurance that everything has been turned off.

Maximum comfort: a cleaner way of doing things

The “Leave home” function not only deactivates the Home Connect-enabled cooker, but it can also give the go-ahead for the Home Connect-enabled Robot Vacuum Cleaner to set off on dust patrol so that the floor is spick and span for when you come home again.

About Home Connect and BSH Hausgeräte GmbH
With sales of around €13.9 billion in 2020 and 60,000 employees, BSH Hausgeräte GmbH is a global leader in the home appliance industry. In addition to eleven well-known household appliance brands such as Bosch, Siemens, Gaggenau and Neff, the Group’s brand portfolio also includes the Home Connect ecosystem brand, as well as various service brands, including Kitchen Stories. BSH manufactures in 38 factories and is represented in approximately 50 countries. BSH is a company of the Bosch Group.

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