3 (more) steps for choosing the right home automation professional
TAGS: CEDIA | Commercial Automation | Smart Home Automation
In our last blog, we discussed the variety of what constitutes “smart” home technology systems (including lighting and shading control, whole home audio and video distribution, home theaters and media rooms, energy management, surveillance, networking, video conferencing and much more), and said we’d be dedicating 2 blog editions to helping you find the right smart home expert.
In that edition, we presented the importance of starting with a plan, doing your research online, and recommended appraising the work of the firms with which you might be partnering. Again, if you live in the West Michigan area or beyond, we hope to have the opportunity to work on your custom electronics project. But, even if you work with someone besides Automation Design + Entertainment, we still want to make sure you are armed with the information required to make the best hire. Once you have a number of prospective integration firms, it’s time to dig a little deeper:
Automation Design + Entertainment puts a spotlight on managed network options
TAGS: Cloud-based Management | Networking
Having problems with a lagging home network? From Kalamazoo to Grand Rapids, or anywhere in West Michigan, Automation Design + Entertainment offers the solutions for full-service household and business custom electronics. These include Home Automation Services, Lighting Controls, Motorized Shades, Whole House Music, Custom Home Theaters and Networking.
Adding control to every room in every home
TAGS: Lighting Control | Multi-room Music | Smart Home Automation
Picture a typical end to your day. You walk through your door and press the “Welcome Home” button on your smart phone. Your preprogrammed lights turn on throughout the house, the temperature gets adjusted to your predetermined comfort levels (after saving energy all day), your favorite music starts playing…and maybe the jets in your hot tub activate (because it’s your fantasy, so why not?). That all sounds like it would take a year and a 2nd mortgage to set up, right? Thankfully, with Savant Systems and Automation Design + Entertainment, we make such home automation services accessible to just about everyone looking to take control of their environment.