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Articles in Category: Smart Homes, Michigan

The Emergence of the Technologist

The Emergence of the Technologist

An interesting shift is occurring. In this fast-paced race to digitalization, the role of the technology integrator has transformed yet again. As more devices, systems, features, services, apps and appliances exist on the network and integrate or “talk” to one another, the technology integrator is transpiring as the single-source service provider for all things “technology.” Hence, 2017 has seen the residential systems technology integrator, a low-voltage provider specializing in everything from network infrastructure, security, communications, energy management and HVAC to elegant lighting and shade control, home entertainment and fully integrated control systems, emerge as the “Technologist.”

TAGS: home automation | Home Technology Integrator | smarthome | technologist

Preparing Your Home for the Holidays

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Preparing Your Home for the Holidays

The holidays are just around the corner! Soon our homes will be filled with festive decorations, familiar, mouthwatering scents wafting from the kitchen and guests to entertain! Whether you’ve been thinking about sprucing your home up before your guests descend or simply want to make some comfortable home improvements that will add to your holiday merriment, here are some things you may wish to consider.

TAGS: holiday entertaining | home automation | lighting control | motorized window shades | smarthome

Luxury is the Latest Trend in Home Automation

If you thought luxury in home automation ended with elegant shades, think again!

Luxury is the Latest Trend in Home Automation

If luxury home automation is on your wish list, now is a great time to do it. With recent advancements in smart home technology, gone are the days of luxury and home automation being two separate design elements or a compromise. Now, it’s easy to find the best comfort and entertainment solutions for your Michigan home or lakeside retreat. 

TAGS: automated lighting | Home Automation | Home Theater | Lake House | Luxury lifestyle | Motorized Shades | Smart Home | summer kitchen | vacation home | wine cellar

The Woman Cave and the Technologies That Bring Calm, Comfort and Fun to Her Personal Space

The Woman Cave and the Technologies That Bring Calm, Comfort and Fun to Her Personal Space

Men aren’t the only ones to enjoy their personal space. She Sheds are throwing the man cave a “curve.” Feeling a need to escape the chaos, disconnect from the disruptive digital world and enter a space that soothes the soul, woman caves continue to grow in popularity. Amid all the talk of disconnecting though, many technologies actually add comfort, convenience and the fun-factor to the space that is “for girls only!”  Here’s some things to keep in mind as you contemplate designing your personal corner of the world.

TAGS: Lady cave | mom cave | she cave | she shack | she shed | Womancave