Smart living: SCG cares for your home and parents
The way technology has reshaped how we live has urged solutions provider to come up with smart ways to offer their consumers. Basic, traditional fixes no longer cut it; they have to be ingenious and cater to the current lifestyle of this generation. Now, how would you like to control the airflow in your house using your smartphone?
Let there be airflow
Thai cement and building material company Siam Cement Group offers a smart way to help homeowners in Southeast Asia beat the heat in their living space with the Active AIRflow System.
A welcome solution especially during the summer season, this home ventilation system utilizes SCG’s building materials with High Energy Efficiency labels, such as light-reflecting roof, ceiling insulations, and lightweight concrete, that’s controlled by smart technology.
“The Active AIRflow is an innovation we developed wherein we force the cool air to push the hot air away from your house using a ventilation system that can be controlled by your smartphone,” SCG brand cement and communication director Anuvat Chalermchai explained during a press briefing.
He continued, “Your smartphone can control how the system works and your preferred temperature; the system functions by itself.”
SCG also introduces its latest Well AIR system that facilitates ventilation and improves air quality inside the house using CO2, VOCs, and humidity sensors.
Thinking app partner
The 105-year-old company keeps up with the hyper-connected lifestyle of today’s homeowners with the Home Buddy Application, a smartphone app developed to cover end-to-end processes in home building, repair, or renovation, from consultation to purchasing.
“[Through the app] you can connect to a consultant online where you can discuss more about your home plan. You can also purchase products and schedule appointment with a contractor to track the progress of your project,” said Chalermchai.
“At the end, you can collect points from our loyalty program which you can use for discounts for your next purchase or exchange it for Starbucks or McDonald’s vouchers.”
While the app can be downloaded on iOS and Android devices, it is, at the moment, only available in Thailand. But the SCG official said they are currently working on making it available in other countries as well.
“‘I want what I want when I want it.’ That is the new lifestyle of consumers, and we have to meet that lifestyle,” emphasized Chalermchai.