January 28th, 2019 12:00am
Does your Lighting Control System need upgraded?
The initial symptoms will be flickering lights, intermittent control and malfunctioning keypads. With a system as essential as lighting, service, upgrade or replacement is a necessity.
Many of the groundbreaking home and office automation systems of ten years ago require upgrades or replacement today due to advancements in LED technologies and environmental automation. Vantage’s technology enables backward compatibility with legacy systems and allows for seamless communication with another manufacturers’ architecture. New features that have been developed since your original system was installed will amaze you.
Whether you have ...
April 20th, 2018 12:00am
Find Out the Impacts of Adding Smart Security to Your Projects
If you operate a design-build firm here in Arizona, you likely already have heard about the emergence of smart home technology.
Not only are homeowners adding smart systems to their existing homes, but they are beginning to demand them in new-construction houses as well.
At the top of the list of smart home components that new homebuyers are looking for? Security.
How is your firm adjusting to this increased demand?
In this post, we explore what design-build firms here in the Scottsdale area need to know about smart ...
March 21st, 2018 12:00am
Limit Your Workplace’s Energy Consumption with Custom Lighting Control
Although it’s only March here in Arizona, we’re just weeks away from the triple-digit weather of summer.
Unfortunately for your business, that means increased energy consumption as your HVAC system works harder to keep your office cool.
At Automated Environments, we love working with local businesses to bring smart energy management to their workplaces – especially just in time for the warmer months ahead.
One common component of energy management systems for businesses: Commercial lighting control. What can that mean for your Scottsdale, Arizona workplace?
Keep reading to ...
January 31st, 2018 12:00am
Here’s How You Can Have Peace of Mind Throughout the Day
Winter break has ended, and that means you and your family once again are getting adjusted to the back-to-school routine.
Well, it’s not too late to add one more new year’s resolution to your list: Give yourself peace-of-mind as your children return to school.
With a smart home security upgrade, you not only can be assured of when your kids leave for and come home from school every day, but you also can take steps to ensure their safety, as well.
To find out more about ...
November 30th, 2017 12:00am
The Basics of Properly Distributing Audio and Video
Homeowners these days want the latest home technology services – and audio video distribution is usually high up on their lists. If you’re a builder or architect in the Phoenix, AZ area, you might be getting lots of questions over these new smart technologies.
Now you can assure your clients that they are receiving the top-notch audio and video service for their home. Read on to learn the ins and outs of integrated audio and video.
SEE ALSO: WIRING A NEW HOME FOR AUDIO VIDEO DISTRIBUTION
4K Ultra HD Resolution
Homeowners no ...
October 5th, 2017 12:00am
Tips for Planning the Ultimate Outdoor Listening Experience
With autumn kicking into full swing, the outdoors is often the most pleasant place for you and your family to enjoy together. Setting up music to stream throughout your backyard can set the mood and ambiance for your day’s activities. You want complete control, and to hear it where you like it. Investing in landscape audio for your Paradise Valley, AZ property ensures that you have high-quality audio for all your outside fall activities. We’ve put together 5 vital guidelines for perfecting your outdoor entertainment ...
September 12th, 2017 12:00am
Complete your Home Automation System with Smart Shading
A smart home offers various technological advancements to your house: real-time security surveillance, controlled lights, and integrated audio video systems, to name a few. Along with these, motorized shades can find a place in your Mesa, AZ home. We’ve listed out some of the benefits of installing smart shades and making your house even more proficient and relaxing.
Paying the high energy bills is never fun, especially in the hot Arizona weather. Often, solar heat gain is a major factor in upping the energy ...
August 16th, 2017 12:00am
Secure Your Chandler, AZ Property With These Smart Solutions
Ensuring strong access control to your home is essential if you want to keep it safe. From keeping track of who goes in and out of your house to knowing when an unauthorized person is trying to bypass your system, smart security begins with access control. In this blog, we’ll explore some great places to start for reliable protection in and around your property. Read on for more.
Smart Door Locks
The obvious place to start with your access control system is your door locks. After all, they’...
August 6th, 2017 12:00am
Prepare for the Best in Entertainment
The modern homeowner is looking for modern home entertainment. If you’re a builder in the Mesa, AZ area, providing homeowners with exciting options can help your business grow. Prewiring new constructions with the hardware necessary for an audio video distribution system makes your properties more sellable. To learn more about the process of wiring a home for the latest audio and video options, continue reading.
See Also: What's Possible With Smart Home Automation?
Wiring for Video Distribution
A video distribution system centralizes all of your video sources to one location ...
June 22nd, 2017 12:00am
The Facts Behind the Efficiency and Convenience of Smart Homes
Automation makes it possible to make changes to a home’s lighting, shading, entertainment settings and much more at the touch of a button. Simplifying the way you control your electronics is a huge aspect of the growing success of the smart home market. From touch panels and remotes to your smart devices and voice control, there is the right option to intelligently control any space. If you’re a homeowner, builder, or designer in the Scottsdale, AZ area, it’s time you acquaint yourself with what ...
February 22nd, 2018 4:27pm
Provide Your Clients with a Top-of-the-Line Home Control System
As your local smart home company, we at Automated Environments want to ask your design-build firm in the Chandler, Arizona area this simple question:
Are you including home automation and control technology in your new-construction projects?
If the answer is “no,” this is the perfect blog for you.
Below, we explore what you need to know about smart home control and explain how your firm can significantly benefit from including it in its projects.
Even if your firm already is including smart home technology in its new constructions, we’ll show ...
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