Creating the smart home you always dreamed of
Home. It’s a reflection of you, your style and what matters most. It’s where you want every detail to count; a seamless home that makes a statement and where you have control at your fingertips.
At PDL, we understand how smart homes can offer you convenience and enhanced functionality. We provide support to help you find the right solution that works for your needs now and into the future.
A smart home solution you can trust
PDL is a market leader in New Zealand with over 70 years of innovation in the electrical category, and over 20 years in smart home technology.
PDL have the network and the know-how to help connect your home with smart home options that can streamline your lifestyle.
Smart homes can grow with you
PDL can help to unlock the potential of your home with flexible smart home technology which can evolve with your family and keeps your options open.
We have solutions ranging from simple Bluetooth connectivity, remote access and control to fully hard-wired solutions.
New build or renovating? No problem!
If you’re building a new home or renovating, there are plenty of choices. Clipsal will be there to help you select the package that suits your needs and priorities.
Even if your budget is tight there are simple cost-effective options, that can also make upgrading later much easier.
Trusted installers and accessible support
Smart homes don’t have to be complex or challenging. That’s why we partner with trusted local electricians and experts to help ensure your smart home is a great fit for you and installed correctly.
Plus, you are supported by helpful online resources available 24/7 and our customer service team.
Stylish design that makes living easier
With a busy lifestyle it’s the finer detail that make a difference. From the elegance of a light switch that complements the colour scheme of a room to the ease of turning off all smart switches from your couch or bed.
Style and smarts can be complementary, and we can show you how.
PDL systems and software are backed by Schneider Electric, the global powerhouse in digital transformation and automation. These systems are regularly reviewed and updated to help keep your home connected in a safe way.
With PDL smart homes, you can remotely monitor the status of your property via the Wiser by SE app; and rest easy knowing what is happening even while you’re away.
What are some smart homes benefits?
Choose a streamlined way of living and say goodbye to multiple remote controls. With a smart home, you can easily control numerous items from your smartphone or tablet.
Automate your home by linking home appliances to a single system. Enjoy your coffee in bed while simultaneously raising the blinds around the house or selecting a movie for the kids downstairs.
For ultimate convenience, combine elements to create ‘Moments for different occasions. Impress your guests with an ‘entertaining moment’ that triggers smart lighting to illuminate the garden, dims the dining room downlights and starts your favourite playlist; all with a click or voice command from an Amazon echo or other smart voice device.
Home security that provides peace of mind 24/7 is a given with home control systems. It offers protection for your house and family while you’re at home or away, and is ideal for keeping an eye on the things that are most important to you.
Home automation security can range from sensor lights to deter intruders, through to linking your smart doorbell, gate cameras, lighting, smoke alarms and locks to one easy to use app. Add smart glass for instant privacy from the street or from neighbour at the push of a button.
You can monitor your property remotely (handy if you need to check that doors and windows are locked, or see who’s at the door) and rest easy in the knowledge that everything’s secure when you’re at home.
Creating a comfortable home is simpler with home automation technology. Be as warm or cool as you like with a swipe of a touch screen. Make life easier with smart lighting that automatically lights the way.
Adjust your house temperature simply, by linking heaters, air conditioning, blinds and even gas fireplaces to your smart home system. Activate them from your smart device, whether at home or in the office, or have them trigger automatically.
Make it easier and safer to move about your house with sensor lighting that activates in hallways, on staircases or outside areas.
Rest easy knowing that your home is future proofed for easy and simple device connectivity.
Save energy and money (and help the planet) with a smart home that runs appliances only when they’re needed, and tracks your energy usage.
LED downlights, timers, dimmers and motion sensor lights are a great starting point for reducing energy consumption.
You could also have a bathroom that turns heated towel rails, fans and mirror demisters on and off for you at pre-set times, or a house that automatically lowers all the blinds in the early evening to keep the warmth in. With a smart home, you can see what’s been left on, and turn appliances off remotely too.
How to start planning your smart home
There are many ways to turn your home into a smart home.
You could start small with an inexpensive, easy to install stand-alone home automation system. Or you could be building a new house and want to integrate a more complex system.
Every home and situation are unique.
Your smart home system expert will consider this to make the right recommendations and create a smart home that is functional and suitable to the way you like to live.
What to consider when planning a smart home
Who lives here?
The smart home expert will need to know who uses your home. Is remote access important? Make a note of any routines or schedules you have.
How much would you like to spend connecting your home? If your budget is tight there are cost effective ways to get started, which make expanding later simpler and easier.
Note down the smart home devices or appliances you already have, or ones that you know you want to connect to/control such as your lighting, front gate or garage door.
To ensure your objectives are met, let your smart home expert know why you want a smart home. Is it for safety and security? Comfort and control?
What smart home options are available?
It is highly likely your home might already be smart! Consider smart switches that you can remotely control, a motion sensor which activates the light in your pantry or walk-in wardrobe, or a timer on your outdoor lights or extractor fan. These are really simple and easy ways to automate your home.
Smart homes enable you to take it a step further and control your home through an app on your smart phone as well as manually. Smart homes can help with energy efficiency, peace of mind, comfort and control. Take a look at the different options we offer.
Have complete control over the level of light in your room. Adjust the lights to a more desirable level. Available as push button dimmer or rotary version.
Providing precise control of services, ideal for exhaust fans, lighting, and heaters. With switchboard mounted timers for pools and irrigation systems.
Indoor Motion Sensors
Automatically turning lights on when you enter an area and off again after a pre-determined time without movement.
Smart Room Control
PDL Iconic Bluetooth
Looking for a smart home solution that is simple and can be easily streamlined into your home? The innovative and award-winning PDL Iconic range of switches and power points is a great way to start. You can even add specific functions that suit your individual requirements.
PDL Iconic has options in both Bluetooth and Zigbee - which are both wireless solutions. This makes it ideal for home renovations as there’s no need for any special wiring. It can link smart switches, dimmers, sensors, sockets and timers that you control via the Wiser by SE app on your smartphone.
You can set lights to come on or dim at a certain time, or even schedule appliances like heated towel rails to turn on and off, offering convenience and energy efficiency.
Even though it is smart, you can still ensure it is stylish and on trend. There’s a range of PDL Iconic skins in different designs and finishes that clip on and off easily, making it simple to get the beautiful design and finish you are looking for, without compromising on function.
Turn lights on/off, set time schedules daily or monthly all via smart device. Perfect for living rooms, home theatres, dining rooms and bedrooms.
Ideal for scheduling operating times for appliances like towel rails, garden lights, or hot water booster elements, and more all via app control.
ControlLink allows for multi-way control of smart switches and for dimmers and time clocks to work together for enhanced functionality.
Wiser by SE app
Simply pair to your Bluetooth smart switches with your Wiser by SE app. Bluetooth app control allows for convenience and energy savings.
Smart Home Control
Imagine a smart home that puts you in control
From blinds that open to greet the sun, aircon that comes on before the day’s heat, and lights that dim as you drift off, a Wiser Smart Home adjusts to your lifestyle.
Wiser is a scalable, automated smart home solution that lets you control almost everything in your home with a single app. It’s easy to install and set up, and can grow as your needs change.
Wiser Smart Home products are also compatible with PDL’s existing wiring device ranges, including Iconic smart switches and sockets, making design and function upgrades simple and seamless. It’s also easy to upgrade and bring together other PDL Bluetooth products into your Wiser smart home system.
Luxury Home Control
If you’re dreaming of a smart home that anticipates your every need and can adapt to fast-changing technology, then you need SpaceLogic C-Bus by Schneider Electric.
SpaceLogic C-Bus is a wiring system for new builds or large scale renovations that links stand-alone elements in your house to a single smart home automation app, like Wiser Home. Integrating with virtually any third party device, you can run everything from lights, to underfloor heating and locks, and even the garden sprinklers.
The system offers the ultimate in smart home automation and gives you a world of control and functionality when it comes to home security, energy efficiency, convenience and comfort. Designed to integrate easily with new technology, it also creates a home that can adapt to the future.
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