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Smart Home Technology Works for Water Leaks, Too

Smart Home Technology Works for Water Leaks, Too

Many sources can contribute to water damage, including water heater failure, a burst pipe, a broken supply line under the sink, a clogged toilet or even a split hose connected to a washing machine. So how can home owners prevent these types of incidents from occurring? Smart home technology can help.

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Exciting New Home Products Showcased in Global Innovation Awards

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Exciting New Home Products Showcased in Global Innovation Awards

Virtual reality model home tours, anti-slip tile decking, 3-D interior design software and a high-efficiency one room heating and cooling system all were winners in the 2018 Global Innovation Awards.

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Dry Cleaning Bills Sure to Sink with 2019 ‘Spark Award’ Winner

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Dry Cleaning Bills Sure to Sink with 2019 ‘Spark Award’ Winner

Winner of the NAHB Leading Suppliers Council 2019 Spark Award, the LG Styler is a first-of-its-kind, in-home steam clothing care system.

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3 Key Takeaways from CES

Filed in Technology by on January 22, 2019 1 Comment
3 Key Takeaways from CES

The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is considered one of the world’s biggest showcases of innovative technology. The CEDIA Technology Council shared some highlights from the show that could soon have an impact on the construction trades.

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Smart-Home Tech That Goes Beyond Interior Walls

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Smart-Home Tech That Goes Beyond Interior Walls

Smart-home technology isn’t just for interior spaces. The growing list of smart-technology solutions for home entertainment, lighting, and even heating and cooling now have outdoor applications as well.

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AI is Taking Home Tech from Smart to Truly Intelligent

Filed in Technology by on November 30, 2018 0 Comments
AI is Taking Home Tech from Smart to Truly Intelligent

Artificial intelligence is a powerful tool, and one that in the near future will take residential technology to a new level of complete personalization.

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How to Maximize a Media Room

Filed in Design, Technology by on October 31, 2018 0 Comments
How to Maximize a Media Room

Dedicated home cinemas have significant consumer appeal. They can also be quite expensive, but there are infinite options to optimize a media room using the latest technology and building techniques.

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The Hybrid Home Network: Avoiding the ‘Spinning Beachball of Death’

Filed in Business Management, Technology by on October 2, 2018 0 Comments
The Hybrid Home Network: Avoiding the ‘Spinning Beachball of Death’

As “smart” devices are increasingly brought into American residences, a growing number of home owners are discovering that some of those gadgets are becoming less reliable. The problem is often not with the devices themselves, but rather, the network those devices rely on.

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Circadian Lighting Goes Residential

Filed in Business Management, Technology by on September 10, 2018 1 Comment
Circadian Lighting Goes Residential

There’s a new aspect of lighting that’s gaining traction in both the commercial and residential construction markets: the notion of “human-centric” lighting that enhances the wellness of a building’s occupants.

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Reducing Lumber Waste While Delivering on Time and on Budget

Filed in Technology by on August 29, 2018 0 Comments
Reducing Lumber Waste While Delivering on Time and on Budget

Orlando-based Raney Construction survived the 2008 financial crisis by manufacturing its own building components and creating a “vertically-integrated total solution” which this year alone will help build 3,500 homes.

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