Make your home attractive to tech. savvy buyers who want to program their home systems remotely. SMART Homes are NOT homes of the future, they're here now!
Wired Homes, also known as SMART Homes: The Future Today
l Access controls: Including driveway gates, security keypads, electronic locks, etc.
l Audio/video control systems: Home theater, audio and video systems.
l Communications: Telephone systems and intercoms.
l Control devices and sensors: These activate lights, appliances and systems.
l Home automation protocols: These allow different products and subsystems in the home to communicate with one another.
l Home theater/satellites: Large screen television, top-notch sound systems, and satellite dish technology.
l HVAC and energy management: Heating, ventilation and air conditioning control.
l Lighting devices and sensors: Preset and activate internal and external lights to turn on, off, dim, or brighten according to your schedule.
l Motorized devices: Open and close garage doors or blinds at preset times.
l Security systems: Alarms, motion sensors, even child-tracking devices.
l Utility-based services: Monitor and control energy-management requirements.
l Whole-house control systems: Control and automate many systems in your home simultaneously.
l Windows and covering controls: Open or shut blinds or draperies remotely and automatically.
l Wire/wiring and cable systems: Structured-cabling systems.
Consolidating these systems in your home is known as "nesting" . Marketing your home as a tech. friendly space, with its own "nest" of home systems, will appeal to an increasingly broader pool of buyers.