Sustainable Smart Home

Getting Started Video

Note: Some of the actual hardware and software will differ from the NPPD Trailer and the instructions Chad Johnson shares in this video.

MNM Smart Home Quick Start Guide


The Sustainable Smart Home Lab consists of a sampling of items that can be used in today’s home. Technology can be used to perform a number of functions that assist with everyday living. Heating and cooling systems, home security, lighting and kitchen appliances can be controlled with smart devices or with voice activated assistants.


The following list includes the devices within the Sustainable Smart Home Lab. They all function with the use of an app. The apps are “preloaded” on the iPad and contained in a folder named Teacher Resources.

  1. iPad

  2. Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) - Amazon Alexa Smart Home Features

  3. Ring Video Doorbell

  4. Ring Chime Pro

  5. Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Plug Mini

  6. Philips Hue Light with Bluetooth - Hue App

  7. Honeywell T6 Pro Thermostat

  8. Honeywell T10 Pro Thermostat

    1. with Smart Room Sensor

  9. Honeywell C1 Wi-Fi Security Camera

  10. Honeywell Lyric C2 Wi-Fi Security Camera

  11. Honeywell Wi-Fi Water Leak and Freeze Detector

Device Factory Reset Procedures

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Your task is to become a Smart Home installation technician by activating all of the devices and creating interactions between them, wherever possible. There aren’t any paper manuals included with the lab, so it is your job to do the research, learn how the devices work, then make them functional.