Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Use your voice to listen to music, turn on the lights or check the weather forecast with the Echo Dot. This compact speaker connects to the Alexa voice service. So you can ask Alexa any questions, control compatible smart devices and more.
Philips Hue White Ambiance E27 Light Recipe Kit - with Bluetooth
It’s easier than ever to get started with smart lighting with the Philips Hue Light Recipe Kit. Featuring a white ambiance E27 (screw fitting) bulb and dimmer switch, this starter kit works straight out of the box.
Please note, The Philips Hue White Ambiance E27 Light Recipe Kit comes as an E27 bulb fitting as standard.
Get started with smart lighting and save energy straight out of the box. The Starter Pack contains smart devices you can plug in and start using instantly.
With the Philips Hue Light Recipe Kit, you don’t even need WiFi. Screw in the Hue bulb and download the Hue Bluetooth app to control your light from your phone. Connect up to 10 smart bulbs in one room and control them all with one swipe of the finger. So you don’t have to worry about wasting energy on lighting an empty room.
The Light Recipe Kit also comes with a dimmer switch. Use to dim the lights, and switch them on and off. Carry it around like a remote control or attach it to the wall. And because Hue Bluetooth bulbs are LEDs, they last up to 15 times longer than halogen bulbs. And use up to 80% less energy. In fact, Philips reckon most homes could save at least £112 a year from switching halogens to LED bulbs.
But it’s not just your smart lighting that can save you energy. The TP-Link Smart Plug turns your phone into a remote control for any appliances plugged into it. You don’t even need to be at home. Use the app to check if the kids have left their games console on. To turn off the iron in the kitchen. Or set a schedule to switch off the TV when everyone’s gone to bed.
And because it comes with energy monitoring, you can see how much electricity each appliances uses with the smart plug, too. So you can be smarter about your energy use. And make sure any energy-hungry appliances – like some fans and electric heaters – aren’t left on when you're not using them.
Both the Philips Hue Bluetooth lights and TP-Link smart plug work with the Amazon Echo Dot. So you can use your voice instead of your phone to control them. Ask Alexa to turn off the fan in the garage. Or to switch the bedroom lights off - saving you a trip upstairs. They're small steps but they can add up to big energy savings.