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Turning Your House into a Smart Home

Many of us have seen amazing examples of the ideal smart home such as the HGTV Smart Home 2014. Imagine controlling your home lights room-by-room and setting your air conditioning remotely from your smartphone or tablet.
 
But where do you start when you want to design your smart home? Whether you are buying your first home or upgrading your current home, use CEA's TechHome Rating System, which lays out the technological infrastructure that needs to be installed in your home in order to fulfill your digital wish list.
 
To get started, complete the following survey and determine your home’s TechHome readiness. Then search for your nearest TechHome installer and consult with them how to make your dreams come true.

Want It? Here's what to look for:

By now you've no doubt heard the most common home energy conservation tips: turn down the heat, switch to compact fluorescent or LED bulbs, and...
Here are some key features and benefits of a multi-room audio/video solution:Distributed Content Listen to your music throughout the house or just...
Digital music has forever changed the way we buy and listen to music. Despite its overwhelming popularity, many of us don't take full advantage...
Here are five popular features of high-end home automation systems that you can do yourself with some products from your home improvement or...
A multi-room audio/video solution will transform the way you experience your digital music at home. With satellite radio, MP3s, cable music...
How Can the TechHome Rating System Enhance My Digital Lifestyle? For years, we've been hearing about the "digital home," but such...
The ins-and-outs of multi-room music systems. Like the idea of hearing your digital music throughout your house, but not ready to make the leap...
Add to your home's living space by bring your audio and video entertainment outdoors. Outdoor living is in vogue. In climates ranging from the...
Which TechHome Rating Level Is Right for Me? A TechHome-rated infrastructure in the home is only as useful to the homeowner as the products, data...

Got It? Get the most from your gadget:

A multi-room audio/video solution will transform the way you experience your digital music at home. You have an iPod, Zune or other MP3 player...
Integrating your lifestyle with technology An advanced automation system, the kind that custom installation professionals design, is built not...
Today nearly any electronic or mechanical system in a home can be enhanced to work better through home automation.  For years, home-of-future...
So you’ve decided that your home automation dreams are more complex than what you can pull off with your own toolbox. That’s OK; there...
How Your Digital-Aged Home Can Also Be an Eco-Friendly Home At first glance, it would seem that consumer electronics and green lifestyles couldn...
Integrating home automation into your lifestyle isn’t just about the technology; it’s about synchronizing your home systems with your...
What's with All This Wiring? I Thought the Digital Future Was Wireless! Wireless technology is a wonderful thing. It gives us the freedom to...