The home automation system comprises a number of control devices positioned within a home and a control unit in communication with the number of control devices wherein the control unit is connected to a global computer network (i.e. Internet).
A data center having server computers connected to the global computer network and in communication with the control unit. The control devices may be comprised of various units such as lighting controls, heating controls, AC controls, freeze controls, propane Gas gauge, interior cameras, exterior cameras, security system, smoke alarms various other devices that can be utilized to monitor and control the home.
The homeowner is capable of monitoring and controlling the control device within the home by accessing a web page displayed by the data center through a conventional web browser on a computer. The homeowner can view, monitor and control features of their home through the web page such as viewing interior images of their home or adjusting the thermostat for the interior of their home.