“Home automation” refers to the automatic and electronic control of household features, activity, and appliances. In simple terms, it means you can easily control the utilities and features of your home via the Internet to make life more convenient and secure and even spend less on household bills. Read on to get a few ideas for home automation solutions to incorporate in your home.
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Automation has never been as attractive as it is right now. However, many are still not aware of its full capacities and how commercial or home automation systems can impact everyday life. Simply put, automation is a way to integrate and control your home or building’s systems to be more efficient and require less action from you. Whether you are a new homeowner looking to make enhancements to your current home or if you own a company that is in need of a more economical and valuable way to manage its systems and demands, smart home systems can benefit you. Home automation systems are exceptional solutions that save home and business owners time and money.
Automation means a lot of different things to different people, but at Gramophone, we consider an automated home or commercial building to be any space with the capability to remotely control systems such as lighting, HVAC, audio and video, temperature settings, and security. If you want to take it up a notch, we can automate any and all of these functions into one system. Our relationships with premium partners like Crestron, Control 4, Lutron, and Savant allow us to offer the best products and services available.
Smart home systems such as automated shades allow you to make the most of your home’s natural light, protect your furniture from fading, and only let in the exact amount of light that you want. When the sun sets, automated lighting turns certain fixtures on for you, so you don’t need to stop what you’re doing to get more light.
Integrate your speakers so you don’t miss a beat as you move from room to room in your home. Control your TV from your phone or tell it to turn on with your voice. It couldn’t be simpler when you connect with systems like Crestron or Amazon Alexa. Bring your entertainment up to the next level and enjoy your home like you never have before.
Have peace of mind knowing that no matter where you are, your home is always within reach. With smart security, you can arm and disarm your alarm system, get alerts when your front door opens, or turn on your lights with just the touch of a button. Access live video feeds to check on your kids or lock your back door from miles away and rest assured that your home is safe.
Automation design and installation can vary from simple plug-in controls to expert-level projects involving system design and electrical engineering to create an electrical grid that is suitable to manage all systems via an in-home hub. These systems are conveniently accessible from computers and wireless devices like your phone or tablet. The most important part is for you to choose the right features according to your needs and budget. Our expert customer advisors are here to help you with that and to explain your options.
Just imagine the human body to understand how it works. Automated devices go through a process to execute specific tasks just as we do. First, devices with sensors detect and evaluate things like motion or temperature (much like our senses do). Then, the right equipment has to respond to those findings accordingly (like our muscles). The responding device can be separate from the sensing device. One might sense that you came through the door, but a different one turns on the lights. The more complicated those processes are, the more likely the need for a hub.
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