“Yes, I’m a gadget guy,” admits Marc Pinto. His home in Castle Rock, CO, is a testament to his obsession with all things electronic. In his family room, Marc proudly shows off a huge world map peppered with pinpricks of light. The dots are actually the ends of fiber optic cabling that Marc has poked […]Get the Guide
A New Wave in Efficient LED Lighting
If you’re like many people, you want your home to be well-lit and bright. Lighting can be a big energy-user, however. The U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Energy Information Administration estimates that a home’s lights consume up to 14 percent of residential electricity usage. Needless to say, energy use can add up quickly […]Get the Guide
Extra on the Ooomph: Home Theater Under $25,000 Gold
A THEATER ROOM THIS GOOD-LOOKING for under $25,000? It looks like it could have cost a lot more. And with a 135-inch motorized screen, a 1080p video projector, and some pretty serious automation, it’s easy to assume this was a pie-in-the-sky project. As was the intent of the builder and home systems integrators, it proves […]Get the Guide
Osram Sylvania and TCP to Make 7 WeMo-Friendly Smart Light Bulbs for 2015
The latest smart light bulbs are designed to work with the WeMo Link and WeMo app.
The latest smart light bulbs are designed to work with the WeMo Link and WeMo app.Get the Guide
Smart lighting goes up, gets small and makes music
Adding automation into everyday lights is both easy and affordable. However, you may be blinded by the amount of smart light bulbs available these days. There are a ton of options out there! This is a good thing. It can also be a confusing thing. Let’s start with Insteon, which wants to set its latest […]Get the Guide
Insteon Smart Bulb Brightens Up Recessed Lighting with PAR38 Smart Bulb
Users can tap into the remote-controlled LED bulb via iOS and Android devices.
Users can tap into the remote-controlled smart LED bulb via iOS and Android devices.Get the Guide
Control4 Expands Wireless Lighting Control Line
Home control manufacturer unveils slew of wireless lighting products.
Home control manufacturer unveils slew of wireless lighting products that make it easier to add advanced lighting to existing and new homes.Get the Guide
John Elway’s Home is a High-tech Touchdown
Legendary quarterback John Elway enjoys new conveniences by blending a wireless Vantage lighting system with older components.Get the Guide
LED Shopping? Philips Offers Advice
With new lighting law, is it time to say bye-bye to old incandescents?
Philips’ Ed Crawford answers questions about LEDs, which to replace, and what to look for.Get the Guide
Apple of Their Eye
Apple-based control system and an electronic British butler.
The Gold-winning home is pushing its Apple-based home control system into uncharted territory — and it was designed by one of TV’s most colorful characters.Get the Guide