CEDIA 2013 Integrated Home Finalist: Sustainability Though Automation

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Sustainability Through Automation

This home belongs to an architect who is also an advocate of sustainability. Green and sustainable features are in evidence throughout the home's design. Find a home technology professional near you.

Sustainability Through Automation

The desire of the owner, and overall goal of this project, is to utilize automation as an opportunity to be sustainable while offering convenience throughout the home.

Sustainability Through Automation

A whole-house lighting-control system saves energy by ensuring that lighting is only activated when needed. The blinds are automatically controlled, and an automated system monitors natural lighting and adjusts interior artificial lighting as needed.

Sustainability Through Automation

In addition to the multizone-distributed audio, an integrated voice recognition and data system offers intercommunication and Internet access throughout the house. A distinctive aspect of this integration is the automation of the watering system for the garden and landscape.

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