Why do my LED bulbs glow when I turn my Dimmers off?Home Automation

by Brett Griffin on August 15, 2016 with 0 comments

Some background and a brief history of the dimmer, before answering the question. In 1959 Lutron invented the dimmer and brought the world the ability to control the level of their light. In 1975, X10 created the first communicating protocol for dimmer creating the ‘smart dimmer’. Phillips created the first LED bulb that replaced the incandescent bulb in 2009. …

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Home Automation – How can it Help Seniors?Aging In Place

by Jai on August 17, 2015 with 0 comments

Independence, safety, and peace of mind…these are all benefits to seniors with home automation technology. As technology advances and more seniors are trying out home automation there are reports that many seniors report that it helps maintain their independence by giving them control over their living space. An added benefit for concerned family members is …

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Home Automation for the ElderlyAging In Place

by Jai on August 11, 2015 with 0 comments

Today we begin a series on home automation for the elderly. There are many new automation gadgets and systems that not only improve the way the elderly live but also allows for a level of safety that previously was not possible. The form of home automation that is specifically for the elderly is called assistive …

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Home Automation Gadgets to Check OutHome Automation

by Jai on August 10, 2015 with 0 comments

There are a ton of new home automation gadgets out there. We have found some really cool ones and new items are being offered all the time. You could try and keep up with the latest and greatest however, just like buying a tablet and computer…if you aren’t careful you will be replacing stuff constantly. …

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Cable Home Security Set-up Vs. ArchitechtronicsUncategorized

by Jai on August 2, 2015 with 0 comments

There is a trend right now that almost doesn’t make any sense for the average home owner…although it will make tons of money for a national cable company. Without mentioning any names, but you will know whom we are referring to, a national cable company is now offering home security systems. I have a close …

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Could You Get Any Comfortable? Nope!Uncategorized

by Jai on July 28, 2015 with 0 comments

Today’s work climate demands that we work longer hours for less pay. Let’s be honest…that sucks. While we slave away to make ends meet it seems like the amenities of “going out” and relaxing get more expensive and less assessable every day. It leaves you asking, what can I do to make my life easier …

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Home Automation for my Dog????Home Automation

by Jai on July 23, 2015 with 0 comments

I was talking to a friend recently and he told me that he was setting up his house as a Smart Home. I thought that was really cool until he told me why…you see, my friend is doing it….for his dog. Yes, that was my reaction too! For his dog??? Really??? But as it turns …

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