Smart Technology and Home Design: An Evolving Process

We’ve come a long way in the past several decades. In fact, 50 years ago, refrigerators that dispensed ice cubes were brand-new – Frigidaire introduced the first ice dispensers (they were tucked inside the freezer door) for home use in 1965.

Today, you can control your home’s temperature, security alarm system, and just about everything else in your house from the 3-inch-by-5-inch device that you can also use to make phone calls, update your Facebook status and take pictures of your kids’ soccer games.

It’s no wonder that smart technology is changing the way we design custom homes. Smart tech gives homeowners dozens of benefits, so it’s a good idea to take advantage of what you can. (We built the HGTV Smart Home in 2014, so we’re very well versed in technology that gives homeowners complete control over their homes.)

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What Smart Tech Can Do for Your Home

Smart tech can help you manage your energy costs, keep your home safe and secure, and generally make your life easier.

New smart bulbs – a step beyond smart switches – can turn on and off based on whether you’re in a room (they’re like backyard motion sensor lights) and change color based on what you’re doing. Remote access cameras can let you look in on your home from thousands of miles away, and new technology can even let kids play game systems from any room in the house.

Are You Thinking About Building a Smart Home?

If you’re thinking about building a smart home in Middle Tennessee, we are here to help. We know how to implement smart technology into modern, attractive homes while building them from the ground up.

Call us at 615-661-9995 or contact us online to talk about your plans. We’d love the opportunity to show you some of the beautiful homes we’ve already built in Williamson County, Davidson County and beyond.

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About the Author:

Carbine & Associates was founded by James Carbine and the late Denzel Carbine in 2003. Originally from Florence, Alabama, James earned a bachelor of business administration degree from Auburn University. As a long-time home builder, he continues the quality, elegance and passion for building synonymous with his early partnership with his brother.