8 Future Tech Innovations That Will Change The Way We Live

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There is little doubt that advances in science and technology will have a major effect on housing, transport, work, shopping and our diet. A recent study was put together by Vodafone and YouGov.  They surveyed nearly 13,000 adults in 14 countries about their perception of the future. The results revealed that people of all ages think that technological innovation will have the most …

The State of Home Automation: The Driving Force Behind the Global Demand

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Across the world, home automation solutions are increasingly in demand.  Nations from North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific are continuing to see a high growth rate for home automation services. Additionally, home automation systems have evolved over the years to offer complete home care and management solutions that not only help reduce a consumer’s overall power consumption, but …

Research Suggest Smart Homes will Become Smarter in the Years Ahead

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A new report from Juniper Research, a research and analytical firm that services the global hi-tech communications sector, forecasts that smart home automation and monitoring devices will grow to over 770 million globally by 2021, representing an eleven-fold rise from just 68 million estimated in 2016. The new research, Smart Home Markets: Entertainment, Monitoring, Automation, Health, Metering, Appliances 2017-2021, found …

Smart Irrigation and Garden Control with Crestron Automation

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Smart home technology is flourishing, and the luxurious lawns that enhance outdoor living spaces also hold enormous potential when it comes to convenience and creating a smarter home. Companies like GreenIQ, an Internet of Things startup and wireless irrigation control producer, are diving head first into the luxury residential market by providing smart gardening and irrigation systems.  By joining forces …

Home Automation Interests Varies Between Gender and Age

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In 2016, the National Smart Home Survey reported that awareness and interest in the smart home of today varies enormously on age and gender of prospective buyers. The report  provides extensive information that might help builders, contractors and realtors successfully target more buying clients. Younger Buyers Want Conservation and Low Utilities People surveyed under the age of 30 displayed much …

Tesla’s Powerwall: Home Automation and Green Energy Redefined

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Elon Musk and his team of engineers at Tesla may have  designed the product of the century with the launch of a new revolutionary battery for residential and commercial use – the Powerwall. One of the benefits of home automation has always been green technology, and AHT has several projects already planned to incorporate Tesla’s Powerwall for power management.  It’s …

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Lighting Control Solutions: Make Every Room Spectacular

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You’ve probably noticed how lights in a restaurant or spa dim as the night falls. It’s not just a power saving feature, but the lower light intensity makes you more relaxed. Thankfully, there is a way to use this modern technology in the home. Every lighting system can be customized according to your needs. Movie lovers will relish the power …

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The Role Automation Plays in Becoming LEED Certified

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Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a set of rating systems for the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of green buildings, homes and neighborhoods. Although becoming LEED certified is not easy, it is the only way to achieve the status of being a green building in the United States.  In order to receive a LEED certification, builders and …