Impressive Smart Home Design Ideas for Your Clients

Impressive Smart Home Design Ideas for Your Clients

Control4 Has Solutions to Elevate Any Space   When you’re building or designing a new space, you often find that not every client’s wishes are the same. Each homeowner is unique in what they want out of a smart home and the technology incorporated into it. That’s why in this blog, we’ll go through quite a few effective automation solutions to bring to your clients for their smart home designs. If you’re an architect or homebuilder in the Indianapolis area, you’ll certainly find some inspiration for your next project. Read on below to learn more about smart features that Control4 has to offer to make your clients’ daily life a breeze.   Lighting Solutions Maybe when you think of smart lighting control, you imagine one button can control everything – lights on, lights off, dimming, and brightening. But there are so many more options to give your clients. When they arrive home late from work or just after the sun sets, their landscape lighting will know to brighten slowly as the night unfolds – letting them arrive at an illuminated property.  Then when the garage opens, lights can automatically turn on and create a safe pathway to the front door. Another great feature is setting lighting “scenes.”  An example is a “bedtime” scene that sets every lamp near the bed at a low level, just right for nightly reading before falling asleep. And if hunger strikes in the early morning? Getting a midnight snack will be easy and safe for them. Lights can turn on to illuminate the pathway to the refrigerator just low enough so as not to...
Smart Home Automation: A Beginner’s FAQ

Smart Home Automation: A Beginner’s FAQ

Everything You Need to Know About Automated Technology   When you hear the phrase “smart home automation,” what do you think? Do you envision robots in your home? We aren’t quite there yet when it comes to home technology – but you can have a futuristic smart home right here in the present day! Investing in smart home automation in your Marion County, IN living space is a great decision.  You’ll be bringing luxury and convenience to your everyday life, and creating the ideal home environment for you and your family. But where do you begin in all this? Not to worry – we answer the top questions every new smart homeowner has when starting this journey. Keep on reading to learn more about home automation and how it can benefit you.   SEE ALSO: 3 IDEAS FOR CREATING SMART HOME SCENES   Question #1: What Is Smart Home Automation? When a system or device is called “smart,” it means it is connected to the internet or – the “Internet of Things.” The different parts of the system communicate with one other online; reacting, responding and telling each other what to do. They work to make whatever it is you’ve programmed them to do, happen. And then you can continue to include as many technologies into the system as you want! Audio-video components, motorized shades, surveillance cameras, motion sensors, and thermostats are all examples of smart home automation features. The term “automation” means that every component works without you needing to tell it to every time. You won’t even need to move from where you’re sitting or standing. These...