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Articles tagged with: Home Automation

Control4 is the Conductor of Your Smart Home Orchestra

The Right System Improves Your Whole Life

Control4 is the Conductor of Your Smart Home Orchestra

If you are looking at smart home technology options around Portland, OR, you may run into a fair amount of hyperbole. There are smart devices that all but promise to change your life, thermostats that know when you’re home and when you’re not, and lights that can turn into a rainbow of colors. All of those devices may do wonderful, innovative things, but do any of those things by themselves make your life better? 

A smart home may have many smart devices. You have probably heard of many of them; smart thermostats, smart lighting, smart security cameras, smart locks, and many others. You may even have one or two of them, like a Nest thermostat. Beyond having remote control of a device via an app, the way these devices start making your life easier is when they all start working together to fit the way you live—demanding less of your attention, automating routine functions, and making time available for more important things. 

That’s where Control4 smart home automation comes in. It orchestrates all your smart devices into a cohesive, manageable system that works for you.

The Future Is Here with Control4 Smart Home Automation

How Does Smart Home Technology Change Your Life?

The Future Is Here with Control4 Smart Home Automation

Do you dream of the ease and convenience found in the Jetsons’ futuristic home? The 1962 series featured the home of 2062, with space-age appliances that made food and flying cars. We’re not quite there yet when it comes to flying cars, but even the Jetsons might be impressed at some of the smart technology we have today.

From lights that automate to your every wish to personalized home entertainment settings at the touch of a button, the Control4 smart home solutions provide tried and true smart home technology that is definitely worthy of being labeled “the future.”

Working on a Remodeling Project?

5 Smart Home Upgrades Your Clients Will Love

Working on a Remodeling Project?

If you’re an architect, designer, or builder, you are always looking for features that will distinguish your projects from the rest and delight your clients.  If a client came to you with a home remodel, they are looking to bring their property up to date with more current design and style. 

Nothing updates a home more than installing current smart home technology. In a recent survey by Houzz, 28% of renovating homeowners put smart home features at the top of their wish lists. Encore Audio Video is a leading smart home integration company in the Portland area, and we’re proud to be a Control4 Certified dealer.  Why? Because we feel that Control4 is the premier home automation company in the industry, continuously working to redefine what it means for a home to be “smart.” 

A renovation project offers the perfect opportunity for you to include the latest smart home features your clients will love.  Here are five ideas to consider.