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Why Smart Wiring is so 2019

Why Smart Wiring is so 2019

April 10, 2019 4 min read

Guest content by Mark Jeisman - Business Development Manager, Schneider Electric. Did you know that more than 90% of the information generated on the internet (or cloud) was done so in the last 2 years? Key drivers behind these staggering statistics is our insatiable appetite for online entertainment services...
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How intelligent is your home?

How intelligent is your home?

March 19, 2019 3 min read

Guest blog contribution by Webb & Brown-Neaves. How intelligent is your home? At Webb & Brown-Neaves, innovation is at the forefront of everything we do. We work with our major supplier of smart home technology, Intelligent Home, on almost all our builds, to ensure our homes reflect the latest in home comfort...
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Being bathed in sound: Sonic architecture and the Sonos Amp

Being bathed in sound: Sonic architecture and the Sonos Amp

March 07, 2019 4 min read

“There’s something really powerful about being bathed in sound all the time from all directions...Our ears were designed to filter all the different layers.”

—Benji Rappaport (Principal Product Manager Sonos)

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What's the difference between automation and integration?

What's the difference between automation and integration?

November 22, 2018 1 min read

One thing we get asked a lot here at Intelligent Home is “what’s the difference between automation and integration?”. These days everyone is out there showing of their latest ‘automation’ products which at the core are really just devices that can be controlled by an app. Once you end up with a few of these around the...
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Resetting the standard in home tech

Resetting the standard in home tech

November 22, 2018 6 min read

Over the years I have been asked a number of times “If this was your home what would you do differently?”

At first the question was hard to answer, but over time I realised that the way I would cable the home is for “me”, and that is the way I advise my clients they should have their own home cabled.

The important thing with any new house is the personalisation...

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