Top 10 Smart Home Systems of Award-Winning Homes

Each year Electronic House chooses from dozens of entries submitted by home systems integration firms across the country the most innovative, state-of-the-art smart homes. You can find articles at electronichouse.com about some of these award-winning residences, like our Gold Before and After project and Gold Unique Space.  Others winning projects will be featured on our website throughout…

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24/7 Audio Video Opt for Whole-House Automation vs. a Home Security System

Home automation, smart homes, the internet of things, these are terms that consumers hear every day, and while most people have a vague understanding of what it all means, there’s still a lot of confusion. Simply put, home automation is the control of basic home functions such as lights, thermostat, security, and home entertainment using…

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Google Home vs. Amazon Echo Show: Which Works Best?

G. Paul Hess is chief product officer for SnapAV, a leading product and service provider for professional smart-home installers. Call it a personal geek thing, or a professional endeavor – he needs to evaluate these products for possible integration with SnapAV – but Hess has a house full of DIY home-automation and networking gear, including Insteon, Ring, MyQ,…

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Top 10 Smart Home Systems of Award-Winning Homes

Each year Electronic House chooses from dozens of entries submitted by home systems integration firms across the country the most innovative, state-of-the-art smart homes. You can find articles at electronichouse.com about some of these award-winning residences, like our Gold Before and After project and Gold Unique Space.  Others winning projects will be featured on our website throughout…

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Five Things You Never Knew You Could Do With Control4

Five Things You Never Knew You Could Do With Control4 You likely already know about many of the incredible ways that Control4 home automation system can add an extra touch of ease, comfort, and luxury to your life. Perhaps you’re an existing user of the brand’s next generation smart home technology and love nothing more than…

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I can’t coin myself an audiophile. While it’s true that I absolutely love music and will listen to anything from Dean Martin to Radiohead, deciphering between good and stellar audio quality isn’t quite my gig. Well, at least I didn’t think it was. This week, the Triad Garden Array Speakers were released. Leading up to…

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Control4 KEYPAD: THE IDEAL INTERFACE FOR PERSONALIZATION

THE KEYPAD: THE IDEAL INTERFACE FOR PERSONALIZATION Last year, we saw a dramatic rise in smart home reports and surveys popping up everywhere. As a manufacturer with over 180,000 smart home systems in the field, we receive a ton of great information from our customers when we issue our own surveys. Our feedback shows that…

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Why You Should Use Control4 in Your New Construction

Real estate trends are shifting in favor of tech-savvy solutions that give homeowners unprecedented control over their property. A recent study by Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC found that 44 percent of homeowners want a move-in ready smart home. What’s the best way for builders in the Wilmette, IL area to keep up with this…

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HOW HOME AUTOMATION CAN HELP YOU CARE FOR LOVED ONES

HOW HOME AUTOMATION CAN HELP YOU CARE FOR LOVED ONES Written by Guest on June 29, 2017 About the guest author: Erin Vaughan is a blogger, gardener, and aspiring homeowner. She resides in Austin, TX where she writes full time for Modernize, with the goal of empowering homeowners with the expert guidance and educational tools they…

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