Become More Energy Efficient With a Custom Lighting Solution
When organizing your budget, there are some costs that are easy to visualize and manage like salaries, rent, and product development. One of the biggest curve balls in any business enterprise has to do with energy expenses. If not handled properly. these can vary wildly from month to month, making it harder to allocate resources efficiently. Below we highlight some of the ways that a commercial lighting control system can help you manage energy costs in your Minnetonka, MN business.
It’s Time to Upgrade to a Wireless Sound System
From music services with millions of songs to online radio stations from around the world, wireless streaming has changed the face of home audio. Unfortunately, this often means being forced to listen on smartphones or computers to access common streaming providers. In this blog, we highlight two ways that you can listen on high-quality speakers throughout your Wayzata, MN home. The two primary options are investing in equipment that lets you stream content to your existing home audio equipment or investing in a brand new wireless sound system.
Create a Comprehensive Video Conferencing Solution for Your Business
Recently Lifesize conducted a study of its users to see just how important video conferencing is for everyday business productivity. The results show that interactive presentation technology can boost employee morale and efficiency in the following ways:
- 80 percent of employees felt more connected to colleagues through video
- 82 percent said they were less likely to multitask in video calls compared to audio calls
- 98 percent said video conferencing helped build relationships inside and outside the company
Make it Easy to Manage All Your Shades with a Smart Control Solution
Shades can add warmth and personality to your interior décor, but they don’t come without their own stylistic and pragmatic issues. Every homeowner has likely had to make a decision between practicality and aesthetics when it comes to their window treatments. Either shades are too hard to handle, or they don’t quite match the image you had in mind. Develop a solution that meets your unique needs by incorporating motorized window shades in your Wayzata, MN home. Below we showcase how they can resolve some common issues by offering remote control of your shades:
Work With an Integrator to Optimize Your Setup While Reducing Costs
Starting from scratch is the ideal way to have a home theater setup that offers the best audio and video possible while maintaining a streamlined design. For this reason, many builders have started incorporating them into their new constructions. Having properties with built-in entertainment spaces can put builders ahead of the competition. Installing the foundation for a home theater during construction takes little effort on the builders' part as long as they're working with a trusted custom integrator. Below we highlight the reasons to include a theater in your next Woodbury, MN project:
Extend the Reach of Your Signal with Strategically Deployed WAPs
Wireless networks have become more important than ever when it comes to your Edina, MN home. A typical home network now communicates with speakers, televisions, thermostats and more. As wireless technology becomes the backbone of most homes, users are seeking new ways to make their connections stronger, faster and more reliable. But setting up a wireless network requires knowledge of a variety of terms ranging from LANs to WAPS that can overwhelm DIY installers. In this blog, we'll focus on WAPs (wireless access points) and the important role they plan in network installations.
Make Sure Resources Are Only Used When Needed
When it comes to designing a smart security system, you want it to be proactive enough to let you know about emergencies before they happen. This focus on being proactive has created a thin line in the security industry between being alert and creating situations primed for false alarms. According to Security Sales and Integration, false alarms have risen by 10 percent each year since 2012. This results in wasted resources and can come with a hefty price; in Edina, MN the penalty for a residential false alarm is $300. In this blog we highlight some ways you can optimize your system to avoid false alarms:
Create a Calming Environment for Patients with Smart Control
Reliable tools are pivotal to providing an efficient service in your doctor or dentist's office. Every instrument is expertly chosen to serve a specific role whether you're doing a routine cleaning or in-patient surgery. If efficiency is so important, why shouldn't it apply to all the technology in your office? With a commercial automation system, you can bring that surgical precision to the way you manage lights, climate, AV and more. Below we highlight some of the ways you can enhance productivity and the patient experience in your Edina, MN space with smart control of all your technology: