You may think that controlling your home’s thermostat from your home office computer is a geek thing, but how about controlling that same thermostat from your cell phone when you’re away on a two-week vacation? If you left and forgot to turn off the air conditioner, you can log on, make a change and save a ton of money.
With $200 and a couple of free hours, you can install a convenient and energy-efficient lighting control system.
There are plenty of things you can do to save energy costs now, including getting an energy audit for your house and using passive solar designs that incorporate south-facing windows. You can also utilize home electronics to save both money and the environment.
A Connecticut family takes home entertainment to a whole new level with a 12,000-square-foot utopia.
This outdoor entertainment haven has a long and tuneful road.
Enter this lavish master suite, and you may never leave.
This kitchen sizzles, thanks to commercial-grade appliances and top-notch entertainment, control and networking equipment.
Technology works behind the scenes in this contemporary, art-inspired Manhattan penthouse.
Stone fireplaces and impressive log construction coexist with a bevy of sophisticated electronic systems.
It doesn’t matter whether Tim Owen is hosting an intimate gathering of six of his closest friends or a bash for more than 100 people: There is more than enough room in his house. The spaciousness of the abode has nothing to do with square footage. What makes the place so roomy is an electronic system that removes an exterior wall from the house. With the wall out of the way, the outdoor patio becomes a natural extension of the great room, giving Tim’s guests plenty of room to mingle.