The Phyn Smart Water Assistant monitors your water usage and warns of problems
Once attached, the Phyn detects usage patterns and identifies ways homeowners can reduce water waste and conserve more water throughout the week. According to Phyn, the smart water assistant will alert homeowners within seconds of a leak being detected.
A few months ago, my neighbor had a burst washing machine water line, resulting in substantial damage, a huge mess, large expense, and a lot of frustration. It got me thinking that there should be a better way to prevent this from happening. I’m thrilled that the Phyn Plus Smart Assist shutoff
Meet the winners of our 2019 Best of Products Awards
Share: After hours of carefully deliberating over five hundred entries from our largest ever Best of Products Awards, we are excited to share the Winners, Honorable Mentions, and Editors’ Picks. These eighteen diverse categories cover a wide range of sectors, including building materials, acoustics,
Phyn’s new smart water sensor will learn about your bad shower habits
Where the Smart Water Assistant gets really smart, is in how it learns the layout of your home and detects individual appliances hooked into your water system. It does this by reading tiny pressure waves that can tell it exactly where the water flow is coming from.
Phyn Smart Water Assistant is a Watchdog for Your Water Pipes
The hardest problem to detect is the one you can’t see. Given that pipes are usually in walls, under concrete, or even in the attic, it’s pretty difficult to figure out when a problem might be building up in any of them. Phyn is debuting the Phyn Smart Water Assistant today to help with those prob
Appliance and plumbing failures are a leading cause of household water damage, which is far more common than you may think. Homeowners are six times more likely to suffer property losses from water than from theft and seven times more likely than from fire, says Kelly Greene, a risk consulting manag
Phyn Plus review: Water leak detection that will set your mind at ease
There are few things worse than coming home, waking up, or visiting a vacation property to a flooded basement or other leaks. Fortunately, there are products out there which can detect leaks and notify you as they happen. Our Phyn Plus review takes a look at one such system which analyzes your water
5 Best Smart Technology Upgrades to Boost the Value of Your Home
If you are preparing your home for a sale, or know that you will be selling within the next couple of years, it pays to be aware of the benefits of outfitting your home with smart technology. Here are 5 recommended smart home upgrades that will catch the eye of both professional property appraisers
Water damage from leaks or burst pipes can be costly to repair, but thankfully there are devices you can install that provide constant monitoring, alerting you to potentially catastrophic events before they occur. They’ve been on the market for a few years, and many products offer similar benefits,
How to Save Money and Energy With Smart Home Devices
Smart-home devices don’t just make it easier to close the garage door or secure your home. They can also help you save energy and money, if you use them properly. And seeing how Americans spend $130 billion a year on wasted energy, people can use all the help they can get.
Get a High-Tech Security Update With These New Smart Home Devices
The next wave of smart home tech helps you stay on top of what’s going on in your house and alerts you if there’s a problem. From monitoring your plumbing to keeping an eye out for intruders (or wild animals prowling your backyard), the latest batch of gadgets gives you more insight into your home t
We’ve named [Phyn Plus] our top whole-home water leak detection system because it can detect leaks and burst pipes anywhere in your home and shut off your main water supply to prevent catastrophic damage.
Smart systems to manage the building from inside out
Managing a property can be difficult, but these new smart building systems work to prevent damage and allow you to take action as soon as a problem is detected. Addressing everything from plumbing to Wi-Fi to air quality, here are the newest solutions in residential and commercial applications.
Eco-Friendly Products Selected by Green Builder’s Editors. Phyn Plus Smart Water Assistant + Shutoff is an intelligent water monitor that attaches to the main water line of homes. Utilizing Phyn’s patented technology, including machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), Phyn Plus measures
Many smart home devices exist to make your life easier, automating processes around the house and giving you app or even voice control. But many can also be used to lower your energy bills and save you money.
Los Angeles-based Phyn, the Belkin spinout which is developing very advanced, machine learning-driven smart water usage monitoring systms, has raised $12M more in a funding round, the company announced on Thursday.
Smart water management software developer Phyn Inc. announced May 9 it received a $12 million investment from its parent companies, Playa Vista-based wireless technology firm Belkin International and Helsinki-based water delivery provider Uponor.
Phyn taps $12M in funding for its intelligent water use monitor
It can be easy to forget how much water we use. After all, it’s always flowing in the background and constantly available. But that usage adds up in surprising ways. Each person in the U.S. uses about 80 to 100 gallons of water each day on average. Toss in leaky pipes, dripping faucets and the like
A pilot program started in November involved the city, Santa Fe Green Chamber of Commerce and a Los Angeles water-monitoring technology company called Phyn in an effort to unveil the nearly entirely unknown mysteries of water usage at restaurants.
Tweet Pocket Share Reddit Share Pin CES is arguably the biggest consumer technology show in the United States and, possibly, the world. Its vastness is so overwhelming that it would take a few weeks to get through and see everything. While we didn’t get to see everything, we did get to see enough…
Phyn and Uponor, the companies behind Phyn Plus smart water assistant + shutoff, recently announced that the industry-leading water monitoring and leak detection innovation is now even smarter with the introduction of a B2B multi-property dashboard as well as several new features designed to improv
Americans spend an average of 90% of their time inside, where pollutants can be up to five times more concentrated than they are outside, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). These pollutants, such as mold or carbon monoxide (CO), pose health risks ranging from minor
We’ve already mentioned a few smart water monitors, but Phyn also announcd one at CES. The ‘Phyn Plus’ is aimed at the European market, and can shut off your home’s main water supply if it detects a leak. The expected price is €799 including VAT + installation, through a network of partner
They say that necessity is the mother of invention. That’s held true in the green building industry, as contractors, manufacturers and retailers consistently innovate products designed to solve issues such as energy waste, regulatory compliance and indoor air quality.
The water monitoring system Phyn Plus runs daily diagnostic plumbing checks on your pipes, noticing changes in pressure or ultra-low leaks and catching them before they compound. The device can also shut off your water automatically if the situation seems dire.
Take a minute to watch some of the advertisements that you would normally fast-forward over when catching up on the shows on your DVR. You’ll notice that in many of these ads, companies are trying to get you to associate their brand and its products with a place or an activity that makes you happy
In the U.S., more than 1 trillion gallons of clean water get wasted through leaks every single year. Homeowners are often alerted to leaks and water damage days or weeks after it has started, which is too late and can be costly and traumatic. The Phyn Plus Smart Water Assistant + Shutoff tool help
Smart home technology is more than the flashy Jetsons type technology we’ve come to know and love—security cameras, voice assistants, smart lighting, home automation. It’s also becoming a more and more useful way for homeowners to monitor the health of their homes. One of the biggest concerns for
Phyn Plus is a connected smart water assistant. It does what its description suggests: it monitors and measures tiny fluctuations in your water pressure to find out what’s going on in your pipes. Any time it detects even the slightest leak, Phyn will alert you through its companion app that a visit
In 2016, Belkin announced Phyn, a new company that would focus on creating products for smart water management in partnership with plumbing and infrastructure company Uponor. Now, at CES 2018, Phyn is announcing its first consumer product, the Phyn Plus, a smart water monitoring system for homes.
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