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19 Mar Choosing the Most Energy-Efficient Window Treatments for Your Home

Explore the Insulation of Motorized Drapes, Blinds and Shades

The windows throughout your home let in refreshing natural light, provide spacious views of the outdoors, and enhance the interior design of your spaces. However, they also contribute to roughly 30 percent of your home’s heating and cooling loss, which is bad news for your electricity bill. With the right window coverings, paired with strategic operation, you can help keep an insulated home in Franklin, TN without wreaking havoc on your HVAC system. Read on to explore the energy efficiency of three popular window coverings: motorized drapes, motorized blinds, and motorized shades.  
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11 Mar 3 Advantages of Using Video Wall Displays within Your Business

Captivate Viewers and Inform Staff with Video Walls as Part of Your Commercial Audio Video System

Signs and displays serve a multitude of purposes. They guide us on streets and through buildings, present prices for goods and services, build brand identity, warn us of danger, and more. Think about the displays used in your workplace. What roles do they serve? Most signs today are still static. Once they’re made, they can’t easily be changed. This makes spreading information slow, tedious, and difficult if you rely heavily on the signage throughout your office to captivate clients and inform staff. In today’s information-centric world, you should take advantage of digital displays that are not only easy to change and customize but are outstanding in visual appearance. In this blog, learn three notable advantages of using dynamic and interconnected video wall displays as part of the commercial audio video system in your Brentwood, TN business.
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17 Feb Optimize Your Outdoor Audio with Sonance Landscape Speakers

Take Advantage of a Professional Outdoor AV Installation for Top-Notch Performance

Outdoor AV installations are most popular this time of year when everyone is yearning to get back outdoors for the fresh spring weather. Generally, in February and March, we get a lot of questions about the best way to create entertainment environments outdoors in Nashville, TN. How can you bring the quality of indoor audio and video to your patio, pool, and backyard? Even though each project will vary, it all comes down to having the right equipment and design. Not only does your equipment need to be able to brave the elements, but it needs to be installed properly to get its full benefits. Almost all of our outdoor AV projects use Sonance speakers since they make it so easy to design high-performance outdoor sound systems.
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14 Feb Are You Struggling with These Common Home Lighting Issues?

Never Stress Over Uneven, Rigid Lighting with a Professional Lighting Designer

Do you have the right lighting approach in your Franklin, TN home? A good rule of thumb: a lighting design is successful if you don’t notice it at all. Lighting should guide you seamlessly through the day while boosting your mood, aiding your activities and even improving your space’s interior décor. During the day, lighting often only comes up whenever it’s an issue or hindrance. There’s a glare on your screen as you sit down to watch TV. You're stuck with the same lighting, whether you want to watch a movie or read a book—with your current setup not ideal for either. Sometimes, the issue comes with your monthly energy bill or what you paid for high-end fixtures. As your local lighting designer, we are trained to eliminate these issues for a more comfortable, luxurious lifestyle. From glare to cost, below, we outline some of the most common issues we encounter.
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21 Jan Unleash Your Crestron Smart Home with Your Fingerprint

Have Greater Peace of Mind with Biometrics Integrated into Your Security

How do you currently handle access control in your home? Some families still rely exclusively on physical keys, which can easily be lost and fall into the wrong hands. Security codes may seem like a safer approach, but they’re also prone to being hacked or shared with the wrong people. No entry measure will ever be as secure as your biometrics. That's why as Crestron installers, we're excited to bring the power of ekey fingerprint readers to our projects in Nashville, TN. With the simple swipe of a finger, you can unveil all your smart home features. Crestron’s Global Residential Marketing Manager, Michael Short, explained why the partnership with ekey fingerprint scanners was so vital: “We focused on one of the aspects that makes us unique as human beings—fingerprints. Now, in essence, your finger is the key to your Crestron smart home.”   SEE MORE: Take Smart Home Control Up a Notch with Voice Activation
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15 Jan How to Avoid Common Conference Room Audio Stressors

Enjoy Stellar Sound Every Time with Professional Conference Room Audio Video

Do you find that lousy audio is getting in the way of your business success? Audio plays a vital role in your communications, whether you're meeting with a client, trying to make a sale, or merely brainstorming within your team. It's also the easiest thing to mess up in your conference room audio video. Not only do customers often deal with low volume, but also lagging and feedback. Don't worry about misunderstandings or wrong impressions due to bad audio with the following conference AV tips for your Brentwood, TN office.
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22 Dec How to Transform Your Smart Home with Control4 OS 3

New User Interface Introduces Greater Customization and

One-Touch Control of Favorite Features

Over one thousand new features are on display in Control4’s recently released OS 3 user interface. By streamlining and further customizing the smart home experience, the relationship with your technology will never be the same. As your local Control4 installer, we’d love to bring this innovative technology to your home. This blog may not get into all those thousands of new features that you can play with, but it does highlight the ones that could have the most significant impact in your Nashville, TN home.
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16 Dec How to Become a Better Host with Control4 Multi-Room Audio

Enjoy Easy Access to All Your Favorite Music to Build the Perfect Playlist

The right music during your get-together with friends and family can make all the difference. A delightful holiday carol gets everyone in a festive spirit while old-school tunes offer nostalgia that brings the group together. That’s why it’s so important to have a multi-room audio solution in your Franklin, TN home, which makes it easy to play whatever you want at any time. Via our Control4 systems, easily choose what you want to listen to and where. Elicit the perfect mood with a curated playlist, classic record, or your favorite artist’s streaming channel. Since it's so easy to switch between different sources, there are no limits to your music arsenal. Below are some recommendations on what you could play when hosting friends and family.
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20 Nov How to Transform Your Business with Digital Signage

Find Out How Engaging Content Helps You Attract and Retain Clients

Are you still relying on static signage to promote your business? An outdated messaging platform will make your company look unprofessional and encourage customers to seek out your competition instead. Professional digital signage solutions offer a more efficient and interactive way to engage with your customers to promote products, share vital information, and entertain clients. Let us show you the many ways that integrating digital signage into your commercial audio video solution will help you stand out from the competition. This revamped messaging will boost sales, reduce overhead, and lead to more satisfied customers in your Brentwood, TN, business.
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10 Nov Transform Your Home for the Holidays with Lighting Control

Naturally Manage Lights for Greater Comfort, Efficiency and Joy

The holiday season is upon us. Your favorite jingles are filling the airwaves, Christmas sweaters are breaking out of the closet, and those intricate lighting decorations are out in full display. It’s impossible to think of the holiday season and not think immediately of lights lining people’s homes and Christmas trees. More than any other time of the year, lighting plays a vital role during the holidays. Lights not only fuel the holiday spirit but add comfort and safety when you’re hosting friends and family. With the holidays approaching, a lighting control installation could make all the difference in your Nashville, TN home. Our Lutron and Crestron partners offer intuitive control of all your lights to quickly transform your space for any occasion at the press of a button. Learn about these solutions below.
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