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Connected Home

Connected homes integrate cable TV, multiple phone lines, satellite feeds, audio and video systems, computers, Internet, security systems and more to provide convenient control over the entire home environment. Built for today with an eye toward tomorrow, these systems enable you to fully maximize the capabilities of home devices and systems, and help them run together more efficiently.

How to Add Z-Wave to a Traditional Security Control Panel

March 17, 2017

If you have a traditional home security or automation control panel, you can easily enable Z-Wave compatibility by adding three basic products, all available through Home Controls. Once you make these additions to your system, you’ll be able to add a huge variety of Z-Wave devices to your system, access your system through the Internet on » Read More

34% Off: Zipato Z-Wave RGBW LED Light Bulb

March 10, 2017

The Zipato Z-Wave RGBW LED Light Bulb is now 34% off at Home Controls. Shop now before our inventory runs out! This dimmable Z-Wave bulb features five adjustable color channels (Red, Green, Blue, Warm White, and Cold White) so you can create thousands of different colors for various lighting events in your system. Have the bulb glow red when a » Read More

Improve Home Security with Home Automation

March 3, 2017

Home security has changed for the better with the integration of home automation systems. There is so much you can do nowadays besides just having a video surveillance system installed in your home. With so many home automation controllers and hundreds of different smart devices available at your disposal, you can literally set up your smart home » Read More

Great Lighting Scenes for Home Automation

February 21, 2017

Home automation technology has changed the way lights are being used at home and with the use of a good lighting control system you’ll be able to manage your lights in ways that will make life at home easier, more secure, and a lot more enjoyable. Smart lighting can be integrated into homes and controlled in a variety of different ways, » Read More

Things Installers Need to Know About Smart Locks

February 17, 2017

Smart locks have become more popular as home automation technology has grown in recent years and dealers should take notice since extra revenue can be gained by simply including connected locks in their home automation offerings. We live in a technological world where old, traditional things of the past such as phones, watches, and homes are now » Read More

How to Save More Energy Through Home Automation

February 9, 2017

Reduce energy consumption at home and and lower your monthly utility bill with the help of home automation technology. Forgetting to turn things off such as lights, televisions, and other various electronic devices is something we do everyday. As humans, we’re not perfect. In fact, we’re forgetful. Whether we’re trying to get our children » Read More

The NuBryte Touchpoint Is An All-In-One Smart Home System

January 31, 2017

NuBryte has changed the way home automation technology is being integrated into homes by offering a streamlined device that combines a variety of smart home features to make life at home easier: The NuBryte Touchpoint. As an all-in-one smart home system, the NuBryte Touchpoint provides lighting control, home security, intercom functionality, and » Read More