Energy saving is no longer just for greenies, with the typical family power bill risen by 78% in less than a decade. The cost of simply forgetting to turn off your bathroom light or DVD player can really add up over time. Controlling temperature and lighting based on time of day or occupancy can really reduce energy costs.
Many electronics manufacturers try to make consumers believe that high cost electronics will guaranteed great picture and sound. Unless you have considered the room that you are using during your design, you could end up very disappointed with even the very best systems or electronic packages available. The fact is that the home theater system […]
We think home automation is the bomb. BOOM baby… Seriously! But that doesn’t mean we just expect you to think like we do. That would be unrealistic. Instead, we’d like to take this opportunity to explain why we feel that way.
So the next question is, “Why do you need home automation?” The answer to why […]
At CEDIA Expo 2013 Savant revealed their new automation system nicknamed “Big Boy Automation” that was scheduled to become available in Q1 of 2014. Yesterday, Savant announced that the “big Boy Automation” system, now known as the “Smart Series” is available to purchase.
The Smart Series is a line of control and automation products designed to […]
Alright, so the hype is all about automation and smart homes. We dig it. We LOVE it! However, the fact of the matter is, we can love it forever but that love doesn’t really mean much to our customers in terms of what automation can actually do for them. Knowledge is what they need and […]
Creating a great home theater is about far more than the size of your screen and speakers. If you’re serious about your home theater, you’ve probably spent a lot of time agonizing over what gear to buy. But what about the room itself? The fact is that the home theater system cannot be separated from […]
It’s a busy, busy morning (and evening in most cases) for approximately 75% – 80% of the population as we struggle to juggle breakfast, get the kids dressed, pack lunch, grab the research for that big meeting, top off the caffeine, and then get everyone out the door on time (okay… sometimes not quite on […]
Happy Thanksgiving to all of our friends and customers! In observance of Thanksgiving, AV Automation will be closed Thursday, November 28th and Friday, November 29th. We will return to our normal business hours on Monday, December 2nd. Thank you all and we hope you have a fantastic Thanksgiving!
AV Automation specializes in Home Automation and Home Theater. While we are fans of several different automation control systems, Savant is by far our favorite as it allows users ease of access with a simple to operate iPad or iPhone interface. We greatly enjoy Apple and the relationship we have established with Austin MacWorks, an […]