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Enhance Your Minneapolis MDU Properties With Control4 Smart Solutions

Make Your Buildings Stand Apart from the Crowd

Enhance Your Minneapolis MDU Properties With Control4 Smart Solutions

As a building owner, property manager, or developer, you look for ways to set apart your projects and give yourself an edge.  You may have a complex with several residences, a high-rise apartment or condominium complex, or a mixed-use development that includes work and office spaces. In a competitive market, you want some points of differentiation.

It’s no secret that today’s dwelling-seekers are interested in smart home technology. The increased peace of mind from using smart cameras and sensors for monitoring and security, as well as the attraction of smart lighting and climate control to save energy and go "greener," make smart technology an attractive draw in a new living space. Most of these developments have common-area amenities like theater rooms, meeting and office space, and fitness facilities to draw prospective tenants.  All of those areas present excellent opportunities to differentiate your property with automation features as well.

In this blog, we will highlight smart solutions for your multiple dwelling unit (MDU) properties from Control4.  Control4 is the leader in smart home automation, and their products and MDU solutions offer a variety of ways to make your development stand out in Minneapolis, from small to very large.  Just keep reading to learn how. 

Control4: Smart Home Automation Your Way

Control4 Lets You Choose, From Buttons to Voice Control

Control4: Smart Home Automation Your Way

With so many smart devices around us, from smart thermostats to lighting, how we interact with them is important.  In fact, human interface design is so important it’s a prime reason why people choose one product over another, especially when it comes to technology.  Microsoft Windows or Apple Macintosh?  IOS or Android?  These are some systems that have significant differences in how you interact with them, and many people have strong preferences about one or the other.

Control4 is a clear leader in smart home automation.  One significant way it leads is with the number of choices the system provides to control your home’s functions and smart devices.

The best way to see all the interface options for your Eden Prairie home is to visit our showroom.  Lelch AV is a Platinum Control4 dealer in the Twin Cities area, and our showroom is a great way to learn about all the possibilities with smart home automation.

But first, let’s tell you a few ways Control4 enables you do smart home automation your way.

The Best Way to Get Started With Smart Home Technology

Make Daily Life Easier with Control4’s CA-1

The Best Way to Get Started With Smart Home Technology

Imagine your home responding to your every need, day in and out.  Daily life can be a breeze when you have smart home technology throughout your Prairie, MN property.

But if you’re just starting out, it can seem overwhelming.  Where do you begin, what do you want to be included, and how can you add on in the future?

Not to worry – we break down the basics for you and introduce you to a product that can make the transition easy.

Read on below to learn more!

What's New with Control4? Here's What You'll Want to Know.

Catch Up on the Latest Smart Home Automation Developments

What's New with Control4? Here's What You'll Want to Know.

Here’s some news for you: 2017 was a fascinating year for Control4.

The smart home technology business started the year with an announcement that it became the first to add cloud-based connected home management to their routers. The good news continued with the acquisition of Triad Speakers, a high-end audio brand.

The positive developments continued all the way into the fall when the company was named a CES 2018 Innovations Award Nominee for upgrades to its latest operating software release.

With an updated Control4 system, you can give your Lakeville, MN home the latest in automation technology. 

We at Lelch Audio Video are proud to be a Control4 dealer that can customize a solution for your property. Below, we’ll look back at some of Control4’s most exciting developments over the past few months.

5 Benefits of a Smart Security App

Control of Your Home's Security in the Palm of Your Hand

5 Benefits of a Smart Security App

 

Holiday season hopefully means a long vacation with the family. What can you do to get peace of mind that everything's going well back home while you lay out on a beach in the Bahamas? The answer is a mobile app that gives you access to your home security system from anywhere in the world as long as you have an internet connection. In this blog we highlight some of the top benefits of having a home security app:

4 Ways Smart Lighting Control Saves You Money

Find Out How an Automated System Cuts Down on Your Energy Bills

4 Ways Smart Lighting Control Saves You Money

 No technology in your Edina, Minnesota home is used as often as your lighting. But when new upgrades are considered, few people think about home lighting control. A smart solution not only increases the security and comfort of your home, but it also makes it more efficient. At both the residential and commercial level, smart lighting offers a great return on investment. Below, we'll take a look at some of the ways it can help you reduce your energy bills.