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Lutron Smart Connected Lighting Solves Problems

When building a new home or renovating and existing home sometimes the location of the light switches doesn’t work well or efficiently and changes need to be made.  Moving hard wired light switches can be costly but sometimes using wireless Smart … Continue reading

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The NEST Effect …. Smart Thermostats Everywhere!

If anyone doubted the impact Google’s purchase of NEST would have on the security industry it was clearly evident at ISC West this year.  Walking around the show floor, I couldn’t tell if I was at a HVAC Trade Show or … Continue reading

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New Alarm.com App Now Available

Alarm.com’s new iOS App Version 3.2 is now available for download on the Apple App Store. The New iOS App adds support for the Apple Watch and will allow you to arm/disarm, control locks, garage doors and thermostats all from … Continue reading

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Microsoft Launchs Home Automation System

Does the world really need another Home Automation System, Microsoft seems to think so. Starting June 1st, 2014 Microsoft has partnered with Insteon to incorporate the Insteon Hub and select peripheral devices into a Windows Phone App available on any … Continue reading

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2Gig Technologies New GC3 Panel – Everything you need to know

2Gig Technologies showed off their GC3 panel at ISC West 2014 earlier this month.   The new GC3 panel boast and impressive set of features including a large  7” inch touch screen, WiFi, Cellular, Bluetooth Low Energy and Z-Wave Radios plus … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Think It Would Happen To Me

Last night one of our clients experienced a break in. The location was a hair salon and the break in occurred just after midnight The burglars smashed the front window of the salon tripping the alarm and then proceeded directly … Continue reading

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At First Glance …. Wall Mounting a Flat Screen TV seemed like a simple and easy job

When Sarah Miller moved into her new condo she called her dad over to help her mount  her new Samsung 60” Flat Screen TV.  At first glance hanging the TV seemed like a simple and easy procedure but as Sarah … Continue reading

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Say Goodbye to USB Charging Bricks with the Pass Seymour TM8USBWCC6 Dual USB Port, AC Decora Outlet

In our house we have 3 iPads, 3 iPhones, 2 iPods and a host of other USB powered Bluetooth headsets and devices … the problem with charging all these devices is it takes several electrical outlets and a separate bulky … Continue reading

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Challenging Fireplace and Kitchen TV Installs

Moving into a new home is always exciting but drilling into  1/2 inch thick porcelain tile to hang your 60″ HDTV above your fireplace can be a daunting task especially without the right tools and expertise. Chris and Marcy Taffert … Continue reading

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Hot Trends in Technology for 2012

With the Consumer Electronics Show 2112, only 1 day away what’s going to be the predominating theme of the show. CES 2010 was the year 3D TV became popular with all manufacturers touting 3D as the next big thing in … Continue reading

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