Advanced smart home systems from Brilliant and Savant allow new home buyers to centralize and quickly control everything from lighting and utilities to security and entertainment. These types of new smart home designs help homeowners integrate their homes with their busy lifestyles.
Cad Pro is an affordable and easy alternative to other more expensive advanced smart home systems. Cad Pro is great for creating kitchen design plans, innovative smart home designs, custom home plans, building plans, office plans, construction details, and much more.
CAD Pro allows anyone to share their new smart home designs, ideas and plans with clients, colleagues or professional remodeling contractors using Dropbox®, Google Drive™, OneDrive®, and SharePoint®. Export files to Microsoft Word®, Excel®, and PowerPoint® with a single click.
CAD Pro has helped thousands of homeowners, professional designers, builders and contractors plan and design all types of smart home floor plans. CAD Pro is used by NARI professional remodelers and contractors and the NRCA roofing contractors. CAD Pro is also used by NHBA home builders and contractors, the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA). as well as the (NALP) National Association of Landscape Professionals.
Builders with Advanced Smart Home Systems
The New Home Company (NEW HOME; NYSE: NWHM) has unveiled EVO Home Tech, a technology-forward program that integrates modern digital features with connectivity, ease of use, customization and efficiency.
Advanced smart home systems such as the EVO Home Tech package will include the purchase of all upcoming new smart home designs that will include the following:
- Whole-home Wi-Fi
- Video doorbell
- Wi-Fi thermostat
- Wi-Fi garage door opener
- Smart electronic entry door lock
- Lighting control
Home builders can also offer “White Glove” service that will ensure home buyers have the ability to operate their technology components. These options will include:
- In-home orientation
- Activation of all smart-home devices
- Wi-Fi setup and connection to homeowner provided router from service provider
- Training for homeowners on all products included in the EVOHome Tech Package
Brilliant offers an in-wall touchscreen control system that makes it easy to control smart devices and experiences throughout the home: lighting, doorbells, locks, climate, music, video intercom, scenes and more. With these advanced smart home systems with Amazon Alexa built-in, Brilliant also offers the option to enable voice control in any room without the need for countertop voice appliances. Brilliant Controls install in the place of a standard light switch and include a built-in motion sensor and camera with a privacy shutter.
Brilliant is designed to evolve with the needs of a homeowner and works with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Sonos, Ring, Ecobee, Honeywell, Schlage, Kwikset, Yale, August, Philips Hue, LIFX, TP-Link, Wemo and SmartThings.
Home builders are excited to partner with The New Home Company to bring the best possible smart home experience to every NEW HOME customer,” said Aaron Emigh, Co-Founder and CEO of Brilliant. “By offering new smart home designs with a pre-installed Brilliant Smart Home System and devices like a Ring doorbell, smart lock and smart thermostat, NEW HOME is setting the new industry standard for what a true integrated smart home should be.”
In May of last year, NEW HOME announced that it became the nation’s first home builder to offer Savant Breaker-Companion Modules into its energy efficient residences in California. These highly intelligent modules have been designed to enable homeowners to add energy management services and lighting control solutions to their smart home functionality and enhance their lifestyle while meeting California’s strict Title 24 energy regulations.
Market Data Sources: National Wood Flooring Assn. (NWFA), Hardwood Floors magazine, Catalina Research, Floor Covering Weekly, U.S. Department of Commerce, Conlumino/Global Data, Statistics Canada, Hardwood Federation, North American Laminate Flooring Assn., Statista.