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Which Home Automation System Is Right for Me?

Which Home Automation System Is Right for Me?

Your Guide to Navigating the Options for Smart Home Control When looking to upgrade your house with smart home automation, it can be easy to get overwhelmed by the many options. Should you get lighting control? Do you need surveillance cameras? Do you start with one area of the property or do every room at once? We’re here to answer all of your questions and help you feel confident in your decision to enhance your home with smart technology. By far the question we hear most often is “which control brand should we pick?” The short answer is that the right automation system for your Hinsdale, Illinois home depends entirely on your needs and preferences. And here at Barrett’s, we’re ready to design a system based on whichever control platform you prefer. That said, it’s always great to understand the different options. In this blog, we will break down the main features of Control4, Crestron, and Savant home automation systems. Read on to learn about each option. See Also: Must-Have Smart Home Technology for Luxury Homes in 2018   Savant Home Automation Think of Savant as the Apple of smart home control systems. Savant emphasizes the user experience and aesthetic, making it a good brand for those who are looking for simplicity and ease of use. While all of these control brands support the use of “scenes,” (saved settings for lighting, audio, climate, etc. for different activities throughout the day), Savant places a big focus on them. The idea is that Savant is there throughout the day, making life easier for you. Savant makes it super easy for homeowners...

Barrett’s Technology Solutions Offers the Savant Experience

Barrett’s Technology Solutions recently partnered with Savant, who is pioneering the use of Apple-based control and automation solutions. Home automation allows you to enact multiple functions in your home with the push of a button. Being an Apple-based system, Savant allows users to control their entire house with an iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad. Four members of the Barrett’s team recently paid a visit to the Savant Experience Center (for your own tour of the experience, watch the video above). Savant purchased a loft in downtown Manhattan and decked it out with a complete automation system to show clients and dealers some of the amazing possibilities of this technology. “The Savant Experience Center demonstrated the ultimate in luxury electronics and home automation,” said Danny Carroll, Technology Consultant. “It was extremely impressive to see many of the best products in the industry working harmoniously together and being seamlessly controlled from an iPad!” The Savant Experience Center is located at 561 Broadway, in New York city, but you can experience it today at Barrett’s Technology...