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Discover the Subtle Delights of Tunable Lighting

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How Ketra Lighting Adds Elegance and Atmosphere to Your Home

What is tunable lighting? Simply put, it's the ability to alter the color temperature of white light. If that alone wasn't enough, tunable lighting allows for a rainbow of colors in lighting. Not very long ago, with incandescent or compact fluorescent bulbs, this was not a possibility. Tunable lighting, enabled by LED technology, is nothing less than a revolution in home illumination. 

Tunable lighting allows for incredible flexibility in home lighting. From a wellness perspective, it can bring the subtleties of natural light indoors to energize you by day with brighter, bluer lights and relax you by night with warmer, redder hues. Beyond wellness, you can create a customized ambiance to set a mood and show off the beauty of your interiors in the best light.

When discussing tunable lighting, one innovative name stands out – Lutron’s Ketra. A pioneer in tunable lighting, Ketra is part of Lutron’s complete suite of lighting control solutions. Keep reading below to learn more about how to transform your Palm Beach, FL home with this dynamic lighting technology. 

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HiFi Audio: Separating Myth from Reality

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Hi-Fi Audio is All About Great Sound Quality

What is hi-fi audio? Ask several people, and you might get different answers. It should mean, above all, great sound quality. And while great sound quality is not inexpensive, it doesn’t mean that hi-fi sound is only limited to the most stratospherically expensive equipment. Audiophiles get ready! 

If you start reading about hi-fi audio systems, you're going to get many opinions of what you need. But be careful; many are just opinions and personal preferences. Ultimately, you'll decide what constitutes hi-fi audio to your ears.  What “sounds best” is highly personal. 

To help you on your journey to better sound, we'll tackle a few myths that often come up in high-performance audio discussions. We hope this will help you narrow down what you value, and we'll be here to help put together the ideal solution for your Naples, FL, home. 

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How Acoustic Treatments Maximize Audio Performance

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Acoustic Treatments Fix Audio Issues in Spaces Large and Small

You might think that exceptional audio performance, whether in a home theater, auditorium, or even a restaurant, is just a matter of selecting an audio system and speakers. Of course, the selection, design, and installation of the system make a huge difference, but there are some issues even the best equipment can’t solve. 

It’s all about the physics of sound and how sound interacts with the physical environment in which it plays. Sound reflects off walls and ceilings. So, different room layouts, materials, and construction affect the sound quality. The solution is in the careful application of acoustic treatments, which can fix these issues for audio that sounds natural, full, and rich in any space and any seat. 

Let’s explore four ways acoustic treatments can improve audio performance in spaces from residential to commercial settings in Miami, FL. 

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What is Human-Centric Lighting?

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Explore Ketra: the Dynamic Lighting of the Future

What is human-centric lighting? First, let’s define human-centric. Broadly speaking, it is the application of science to benefit the human and emotional well-being of people.

How do you apply this concept to lighting? Sunlight is human-centric; it supplies us with vitamin D and helps us see the world in its natural state. Light profoundly impacts our lives, waking us in the morning, energizing us with a bright Florida sun, and relaxing us with a calming, amber-red sunset. Indeed, why do so many people flock to the Fort Lauderdale area from northern climates? The sun makes a huge difference.

For artificial lighting to be more human-centric and dynamic, sophisticated new technologies are required. No one does it better than Lutron's Ketra lighting system, which can create healthier light environments in both homes and commercial settings. Keep reading below to learn more about Ketra lighting and what it can do for you. 

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Make Your Home Smart from the Start with Home Automation

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Plan Ahead for Your Dream Smart Home

Are you buying, building, or remodeling a home in Palm Beach, FL? Then, this is the perfect opportunity to tailor it for you completely. One of the things you need to consider early on in the process is smart home automation

Before the project is too far along, you’ll want to work with a professional smart home company. Smart home features may involve wiring, centralized control and entertainment equipment locations, electrical considerations, and much more. With the right planning, whether you opt for a Savant, Crestron, or Control4 smart home system, you can have your dream automated home. What are some of the things you can do? Just keep reading below!

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Getting Started with NFT Art Collection and Display

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Digital Technology Creates New Ways to Collect and Enjoy Original Art

If you’re reading this, you’ve likely heard of NFTs and are interested in what they’re all about. NFT – non-fungible tokens – are an application of the blockchain technology that powers today’s cryptocurrencies. While cryptocurrencies get all the attention in blockchain, the technology allows for other innovative and useful applications. Blockchain is a decentralized public ledger technology that securely tracks records and transactions. The foundation of the concept dates back to the 1990s and digital rights management, a set of technologies designed to allow the free flow of digital assets on the internet and assign rules to protect how they could be used. Blockchain technology is useful in many more ways than cryptocurrencies, and one of the most popular applications thus far is NFT for digital artwork. 

As the world goes from physical to digital goods and experiences, art is following down that path. NFT technology allows creators and artists a way to work in digital mediums, limit reproduction, and assure authenticity. For collectors and enthusiasts, NFT offers a new way to collect and enjoy art free from the confines of the traditional art world. So how can you use NFT  displays for art collections in your Naples, FL, residence or business? Keep reading below to learn more. 

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Getting Started with Lutron Lighting Scenes

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Illuminate Your Miami Home in an All-New Light

Lutron is a leader in smart lighting control. But their lighting systems let you do much more than turn lights on and off from your phone or play with colors. When you create and save custom lighting scenes, you’ll cultivate precise moods and settings to recreate anytime.

But how do scenes work, and when would you actually use them? In this blog, we’ll share how to create your own lighting and shading scenes and share useful scene ideas. With Lutron lighting control, the possibilities are endless for your Miami, FL home.

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The Smart Possibilities of a Crestron Home

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Why Crestron Home Automation Is in a League of Its Own

If you’re ready to simplify daily life with a smart home system, one of your first steps is to choose a brand.

There are several home options, but we recommend Crestron for large luxury homes or multiple properties. Why? Crestron is a high-end smart home manufacturer that’s used everywhere—from universities to sports stadiums to Tom Brady’s house.

What makes Crestron home automation special? The Crestron Home platform is completely customizable, allowing for “magical” control and automation of your home’s systems. We design and install Crestron systems in Fort Lauderdale, FL, and cities throughout the world. Here’s why we love working with Crestron.

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The Madjef Music Show - David Frangioni - Ep43

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David Frangioni was recently interviewed by Producer/Engineer/Musician/Filmmaker Jeff Taylor for The Madjef Music Show.

"David Frangioni made records with Rock & Roll legends Aerosmith. He's built studios all across the world. He's a drummer living a drummers dream by becoming the new publisher of Modern Drummer Magazine. CEO, Engineer, Producer and someone I'm glad to call my friend." - Jeff Taylor

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10 Retro Tech Gadgets That Could Be Worth a Lot of Money

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If you have any of these old devices collecting dust in a random closet or drawer, you could be sitting on a goldmine.

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12 Best Home Security Systems for Apartment Dwellers

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Why you need a home security system

Apartment dwellers sometimes wonder if they need a security system. On the one hand, the close proximity of fellow residents can provide a level of protection. While it’s great to have close neighbors looking out for one another, apartments are also be vulnerable to break-ins, thefts, and vandalism, so a home alarm system can be added precaution. Some security systems can let you see who even goes near your apartment (delivery people, for example) and as a bonus, let you keep an eye on your pets from a distance.

Apartment residents have different needs and concerns than homeowners when shopping for home security systems. Officer James Banta, Home Security & Safety Expert at SecurityNerd.com, says the first thing you need to consider is whether your apartment building has rules related to installing a security system or drilling through walls. He recommends checking with the apartment management office or condo/townhouse board before you buy anything to find out if there are any rules related to this sort of thing. “You don’t want to lose your security deposit because you drilled through walls when you aren’t allowed to,” he explains. Once you have that information, you can get to work finding the best home security system for your apartment. Scroll on for some of the best choices on the market. And look out for the signs that a burglar is targeting your home.

 

SimpliSafe 8-Piece Wireless Home Security System

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