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 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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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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6 Reasons to Automate Your HomeHome Automation

by Jai on July 21, 2015 with 0 comments

Automating your home is cool. It is a way to impress your friends while dragging yourself, and your family, into the future of living comfortably. Still, while many people have heard about home automation many are still wondering what all the fuss is about? Why should you automate your home? Here are 6 good reasons: …

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The Automated Home TheaterHome Automation, Uncategorized

by Jai on July 17, 2015 with 0 comments

Let’s be honest, going to the movies these days is expensive. Over $10 per person to get in, popcorn and sodas, another $15, want snacks… add $10 more, even a bottle of water will cost you $5. This coupled with convenience and comfort is one of the many reasons that families see value an automated their home entertainment systems. …

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Ideas for your next outdoor install!

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Ideas for your next outdoor install!Home Automation

by Brett Griffin on July 16, 2010 with 0 comments

FUN OUTDOOR PRODUCTS Summer is officially here! Well, perhaps not ‘officially’ in regards to the Northwest weather but according to the calendar it has technically arrived. Now is the time to consider thinking about outdoor installations that can really add value and enjoyment to your outdoor spaces. Check out some of these cool available outdoor …

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