Top 6 Energy Efficient Benefits of Lighting Control Systems

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With a smart lighting control plan and the use of dimmers, you can dramatically improve your living environment while also using less energy and saving money. Below are the top 6 energy efficient benefits of incorporating a lighting control system in your home. 1.  Increase in Comfort and Productivity Energy-saving light controls provide a comfortable and productive visual environment. Enhancing the comfort …

Must-Ask Questions When Choosing a Smart Home Integrator for Your Project

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Home technology systems have grown in scale and complexity, making it essential to partner with a quality, skilled technology integrator. You need the right design and the best products for your project, and an integrator has the knowledge in both those areas Systems today may include lighting control, energy management, security, home networking, HVAC control, audio and video distribution, media …

Intelligent Home Technology Provides Endless Opportunities for Architects and Designers

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Convenience, comfort, and control are the main homeowner benefits when incorporating a smart home system. While this is important, this is not what inspires interior designers and architects to build a better home. Smart home technology should stretch the imagination of architects and designers. It should act as a new toolbox that has endless possibilities. Smart home technology should bring …

5 Must-Have Smart Home Features of 2018

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Did you know that smart homes are on the rise? According to recent research, over 50% of people are interested in a smart home. Convenience, security, and peace-of-mind are the leading factors for why more and more people are integrating smart products and services into their homes. Below is a list of the most popular smart home integrations of 2018. …

How to Budget for Your Home’s Integrated Technology Needs

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When buying or remodeling a home, it’s difficult to nail down the exact cost of the project. Costs for an integrated home system can vary widely depending on the size of your home and the type of integrated technology desired. A builder, architect, and interior designer can quickly ballpark what a pool, a kitchen, or an electrical contract will cost, …

Crestron’s New Horizontal Sheers Provide More Design Options for Shades

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Crestron® has added to its selection of automated shade products through its newly available horizontal shades. Crestron’s new motorized window product line adds beauty, convenience, and comfort to any interior space. Featuring horizontal fabric vanes that float between two layers of sheer, knitted fabric, horizontal sheers offer an elegant and attractive window shading solution for controlling natural lighting and providing …

Crestron New Handheld Remote Controls Coming Soon: HR-310 and TSR-310

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The amazing HR-310 and TSR-310 are Crestron handheld remotes reimagined. They combine all the best elements of Crestron’s previous generation with even more advanced functionality, elegant design and feel, custom engravable buttons, voice control, profile settings, and much more. Crestron handheld remotes bring control to a luxurious new level. Ruggedized for durability and wrapped in a satiny smooth, easy-grip housing, …

2018 Promises to be a Big Year for Crestron Product Announcements

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2018 promises to be a year full of Crestron innovations that include Horizontal Sheers, the addition of video control via Pyng, two new remote controls, and new keypads. Horizontal Sheers  For projects on a budget, Crestron’s new Horizontal Sheers may be the perfect solution. Crestron Horizontal Sheers can both darken the room and create privacy or let in diffuse light …

The 5 Phases of Smart Home Technology Integration: From Start to Infinity

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When it comes to planning your dream home, it can be easy to overlook the technology until after everything else has already been put into place. Planning ahead can reap major benefits, not to mention save a lot of money in the long run. There are 5 main stages through the course of a whole-home integration project. Careful consideration and …

The 5 Most Desireable Home Automation Features in 2017

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When it comes to home automation solutions, there is no such thing as one size fits all. As an integrated home automation specialists, AHT Residential thrives on customizing home control solutions to fit our clients lifestyles. Every project requires unique customization, but there are a few home automation features to every project that almost every client desires. Below are 5 …