Start the New Decade Right with Efficient Lighting
TAGS: Smart Home Control | Smart Lighting Control | Tunable Lighting
It is 2020, and as in most new years, people like to make resolutions. One resolution that certainly makes sense is to conserve energy and protect our environment. Conserving energy also has the added benefit of saving money, too, which is another great perk.
Unlike other resolutions that require a lot of work, at least one part of going green does not. With home lighting control, you can easily manage your lights to ensure you are only using what you need where you need it. Once installed, it is a solution that pays green dividends in your Houston home all year long.
Read on to learn how this green living technology conserves energy and brings incredible convenience to your home.
Take the Music with You Any Time of Year
TAGS: Crestron Air | Landscape Speakers | Outdoor Audio | Whole Home Audio
We’re fortunate in the Houston area, as our Texas winters are mild. Summer may be over, but it’s still a great time to be outside. Spending time in your patio relaxing or entertaining doesn’t mean you have to leave the music inside.
If you’re particular about audio quality, you don’t want to settle for a portable Bluetooth speaker. You want a system that can move you when you want to party, and also one with detail and nuance when you want to relax in your patio with a good read and some background tunes.
If you’re ready for a high-quality outdoor sound system in the Woodlands, now is a great time to install it. Keep reading to learn more.
Using Technology to Get Closer to Nature
TAGS: Biophilic Design | Crestron | Smart Lighting Control | Tunable Lighting
What is biophilia? It may sound like a medical term, but it’s not. According to Webster's dictionary, it means "a hypothetical human tendency to interact or be closely associated with other forms of life in nature."
Houston is fortunate to have warm temperatures almost year-round, so it’s not difficult for Texans to get out and enjoy the many natural opportunities in the city and beyond. But work, school, and so many other things activities often require people to spend the majority of their days indoors.
But that doesn’t mean we can’t take advantage of technology to bring nature to us. Sometimes that endeavor is called biophilic design, and increasingly it’s being called by more familiar terms like technology for wellness.
Read on below to learn more about using biophilic technology and design in Houston to create environments that bring aspects of nature inside the home.
Tailor your listening experience to your space with high-end components and Crestron audio distribution technology
TAGS: Architectural Speakers | Crestron | Origin Acoustics | Whole Home Audio | Wireless Speakers
Music is one of those things that can set the mood for many activities – or inactivity, as the case may be. Whether you use it to pump you up as you pump iron in your exercise room, fall asleep to Norah Jones in the bedroom, or have a rocking party playlist for entertaining, music is foundational.
If you’re looking at installing or upgrading your home sound system in Houston, you have many choices. It might be an almost bewildering task, as there has never been as much choice in audio systems as there is today. From powered and wireless speakers to traditional two-channel separate components to home theater audio, there is a vast array of equipment and options to consider.
What’s the best way to break it all down? Keep reading to see what you’ll want to consider.