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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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Integrating Technology into Your Condo Development

Filed in Business Management, Multifamily, Technology by on July 30, 2018 0 Comments
Integrating Technology into Your Condo Development

Suppose you are planning a new multifamily development and want to offer buyers competitive design choices beyond countertop choices or various materials for millwork. An Australian developer cornered the market by offering a new “smart” community.

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‘Smart Neighborhoods’ Take Efficiency to the Next Level

Filed in Environmental by on May 29, 2018 0 Comments
‘Smart Neighborhoods’ Take Efficiency to the Next Level

Just outside of Birmingham, Ala., Signature Homes recently completed a 62-home development called Reynolds Landing — the first “smart neighborhood” in the state and the first community in the Southeast to be entirely supported by a solar microgrid.

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The Big Voice Trend Ahead in Smart Home Tech

Filed in Design, Home Building, Multifamily, Remodelers by on March 6, 2018 2 Comments
The Big Voice Trend Ahead in Smart Home Tech

What are the big developments in smart home technology? And what’s on the horizon in the next year or two? Gordon van Zuiden, founder of the San Francisco home technology company cyberManor, has the answer to both questions: Voice control.

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How Smart Can the ‘Smart Home’ Be?

How Smart Can the ‘Smart Home’ Be?

Tech-savvy home design experts who recently saw the latest in smart home innovation at the Consumer Electronics Show were buzzing excitedly around the 2018 International Builders’ Show. While there are still questions and apprehension from traditional home builders, these experts say it’s not a good idea to sit on the sidelines waiting for the dust to settle.

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‘Connected’ Homes: Trends and Key Legal Issues

Filed in Home Building, Legal, Technology by on September 6, 2017 0 Comments
‘Connected’ Homes: Trends and Key Legal Issues

A look at the emerging trends in connected-home technology and potential liability concerns and ways to make sure you are properly conveying to customers any risks associated with this new and expanding market.

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