This client located in Governors Club in Brentwood, TN went all out. Even though all the components of this home automation system are hidden out of sight, almost every piece of electronic equipment in this luxury home is controllable via an iPad or iPhone and Voice.
The home is outfitted with 8 video displays. A 60" LED TV mounted above the fireplace in the living room, and another over the fireplace in the billiard room downstairs, both accompanied by high-end sound bars. Three 48" LED TVs in the sitting room, the master bedroom and even out on the back patio. Then you have the Home Theater... A front projection system with a 1080p HD projector, a 120" screen and 7.1 surround sound with hidden in-wall speakers. All controlled with the home control system. Can we say Super Bowl Party?
When we say automated we mean AUTOMATED... For example, say the client is having a dinner party? With the press of one button labeled "Entertain" on one of the three iPads, two iPhones, five hand-held remotes or a 7" color wall mounted touchscreen within this 8000 sq. ft. home or simply by saying "Alexa Entertain": The lights in every room set to a predetermined level and classical music starts to play on 24 in-ceiling speakers in 12 rooms throughout the house. Not in the mood for classical music? Tell Alexa to change the genre to Jazz or Country or 60's or alternative or Seasonal.. Well You get the picture!
Did we say ALL the lights? Yes we did! A total of over 600 LED light bulbs controlled via 96 light control dimmers. From the bathrooms to the wine cellar and even the outdoor landscape lighting, they all can be controlled individually or in pre-set groups call scenes. Set the mood or go to bed... "Goodnight" and all the lights go off, and nightlights and path lights come on.
A Home Automation has Limitless Possibilities!
The abilities of this home automation system are almost limitless! Here are a few examples:
Not happy with the temp? Tell Alexa to control any of 4 thermostats to adjust the temp.
Someones at the door. The music throughout the house briefly pauses to play a musical chime over the whole house audio system. Then! press a button on your phone and talk to them. They can even talk back to you. You can even see them from one of three surveillance cameras.
Music for all. A total of 24 speakers are discreetly placed through the home. Powered by 6 amplifiers and connected to 4 independent sources. Everyone can listen to their own selection in their own space.