Articles in the Smart Homes Category
Be Our Guest, Building Your Home, Building a Nest, In the Neighborhood, John Hall Custom Homes, Smart Homes
There’s nothing worse than having all of the great electronics you could ask for, but not having a simple way to set them all. The solution: Control 4—one system that controls audio, video, lighting, thermostats and more. Imagine the convenience of adjusting the temperature, lights, and entertainment all while sitting in your favorite cozy chair.
John Hall Homes currently wants to provide this luxury free. You can also control your system from your new iPad, which comes with the system and the purchase of your new home.
From the Control4 website, the system makes it possible “for virtually any appliance or device in your home to intelligently communicate with another—from locks to lights, doors to drapes—and you the ability to control them, no matter where you are.
Create the perfect movie ambiance in one touch. Tell your thermostat what to do from Thailand. Manage music in multiple rooms. …
Building Your Home, Building a Nest, Come Out for a Visit, DeMarco Custom Homes, Featured Builder, Smart Homes, The Appeal of the Clubhouse Lifestyle
You won’t want to miss out on these amazing incentives offered by DeMarco Custom Homes. The award-winning Caroline Model is being offered for immediate occupancy. Originally offered at $975,000, this home is now available for a limited time at $895,000!
That’s not all…
The original pricing did not include furnishings and electronics of $122,000. The new offering at $895,000 now includes the home, Thomasville designer furnishings, custom drapery, designer finishes, electronics, professional grade appliances all on a premium, waterfront lot! This offer expires May 15, 2010.
A Limited Time Special Offer of up to $70,000 off of selected lots and home packages within the beautiful Highland Woods community is now available through DeMarco Custom Homes.
Lot #72 is currently being offered at $40,000 off of home package. Enjoy this beautiful 2800 square foot home plus the lot, starting at $390,000.
Lot #83 is currently being offered at $55,000 off of home package. Enjoy this …
Home energy-efficiency and eco-awareness are certainly topics and concerns that today’s new home buyers are concerned about. Today we bring news that Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry’s smart home exhibit has been refreshed for 2009 and worth a visit — either for the first time or even if you’ve been there previously.
This home of the near-future, built in the museum’s backyard is a study in green sustainability and home monitoring and automation. Built in a modular fashion, the redesign includes a trend-setting bold, new color scheme, the addition of a “green” baby nursery, new technologies, wind power generation and earth-friendly landscaping.
The home, open until January 2010, was designed by Michelle Kauffman Designs and built by All-American Homes, and showcases how homes in the near future might use reusable construction and design resources, utilize smart and renewable energies and provide healthy living environments for the inhabitants.
The home’s updated landscaping plan …