Automation Examples


Boy entering home


  • Get an alert when the kids arrive home from school – and get a snapshot to see who they are with
  • Know if an elderly loved one got out of bed, or opens a medicine cabinet to take their pills
  • Get a text alert if your sump pump quits working – save your basement!
  • Get notification if an outdoor pet is out of water
  • Automatically turn on lights and a coffee maker when you rise in the morning
  • Remotely unlock a door for guests, or deliveries
  • Set a schedule and automatically power down a TV or game system in a child’s room
  • Watch live video of children or pets while you’re away
  • Save energy by scheduling and controlling your thermostat or shutting power off to “always on” devices when you leave
  • Get alerts if a door/window opens when you’re not home, automatically turn on cameras


Vacation Properties
Vacation Home
With the push of a button, you can



  • Lock all doors, and arm motion sensors and cameras.
  • If a door opens when you’re away, sirens go off and get snapshots and video of any potential prowlers you can pass along to authorities.
  • Shut off water to your home
  • Turn off water heater
  • Save energy by turning down HVAC system
  • Get alerts if groundwater leaks into basement
  • Get a warning if water level rises where boat is stored
  • Put lights on a routine to make home appear occupied
  • Turn HVAC on remotely before you arrive, for comfort the moment vacation begins

Video surveillance sign
  • Monitor your store or office while you’re away with video
  • Get alerts if an employee is not at a critical location
  • Save energy by adjusting HVAC during times of excessive energy usage – automatically
  • Get archived video records and alerts if a door opens after-hours
  • Provide remote access for delivery personnel
  • Save money with motion-based lighting

Image of a farm
  • Get alerts and video if an outbuilding door opens while you’re away
  • Get alerts if a door or window is opened on your home
  • Monitor fuel tanks – automatically alert vendors when tanks are low
  • Monitor grain bins – see at a glance the grain level and temperature\
  • Check on livestock - see live video during calving and lambing season
  • Enjoy freedom – now you can leave the farm for special events and STILL have control!

Partner Communications Cooperative • 101 E. Church Street • PO Box 8 • Gilman, Iowa 50106 • 877-433-7701 •