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Motorized Kitchen Cabinets Lift to Reveal Appliances in New Smart Home

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 14:21:37 +0000

When you’re willing to get creative with the smart systems in your house, some really great things can happen. The owners of this 4,000+ square foot penthouse apartment in Sarasota, Fla., were ready to think outside of the box when they hired local home systems integration firm Wicked Smart Homes to rig their digs with […]

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Game of Thrones Home Theater Combines Medieval Design with Powerful A/V

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 21:05:40 +0000

By Erin Phillips Photography by Joe Hilliard You have your Game of Thrones fans who watch the show religiously. Then there are the super fans who want to be transported directly into the world of Westeros — to be completely consumed by the atmosphere — every sound, every visual, and every emotion. Jacob Abbott, president of Visual Concepts in Nashville, […]

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Smart Home Skeptics Become Fans of Elan Home Automation System

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 16:22:35 +0000

It’s a familiar story among many homeowners: past experiences with expensive, complicated home automation systems have left a bad taste in their mouths. Consequently, when they move into a new home, they are reluctant to try the capabilities of newer, simpler, more reliable systems. As Mark van den Broek, owner of Sarasota, Fla.-based SmartHouse Integration explains, ELAN […]

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Lutron HomeWorks QS System Sheds Light on Elegant Home Design

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 17:08:34 +0000

Home technology: it’s a common battleground for many families. There are those who want nothing more than a home that’s brimming with cool gadgets, then there are others who would rather keep all the pieces and parts hidden away. The owners of this nearly 8,000-square-foot-home were no exception. The lady of the house wanted the […]

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London Smart Home a Stellar Example of Good Planning 

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 15:40:31 +0000

Careful planning is one of the most important aspects of adding smart technologies to a home. Determining the type of products that will suit the style and size of the home, as well as its inhabitants is part of the plan. So are determining how and those products and systems will be installed and configured. […]

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Automated Shading From Lutron Preserves Privacy and Panoramic Views

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 20:21:38 +0000

When your penthouse apartment boasts an uninterrupted river view from St. Paul’s Cathedral on one side to Big Ben on the other side, maintaining that magnificent vista is of upmost importance. But when people living in neighboring apartment buildings can see inside to, these same scene-stealing windows can be a huge compromise of your privacy. […]

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Lutron and Alexa Join Forces to Create a Voice Controllable Home

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 19:54:44 +0000

One of the best ways to experience what it’s like to live in a smart home is to see one in action. It’s one thing to read about innovative new technologies like automated lighting, whole-house music, and voice control of home devices; it’s another thing altogether when these electronic marvels can be demonstrated to you […]

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Complete Amazon Alexa Control in California Home Cinema

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 14:45:31 +0000

When a homeowner in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., hired Custom LA to replace the existing home theater in their 6,500-square-foot home, only the absolute pinnacle in audio and video equipment would do — calibrated to perfection to deliver a jaw-dropping experience. Of course, the world’s most advanced A/V components would be rendered useless if the […]

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Lutron’s Light Fixture Solutions Create Luxurious Environment for a Utah Couple

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:51:56 +0000

Lighting control systems are noted for their ability to automate the lights in your home. Programmed by a professional integrator and linked to the switches in a home, they can provide a remarkable level of convenience and comfort to a household. But there’s another crucial component to great home lighting: the light fixtures themselves. Fixture […]

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Home of the Year Winner: Massive Home Improvement Project Features Colored Lighting 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:10:31 +0000

The young couple that bought this New York house decided to do a full-gut renovation and wanted to update the entire house with modern technology. The results are so impressive the project was named the Silver Before & After winner of the 2017 Electronic House Home of the Year Awards. See more award-winning homes here […]

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