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Smart Home Technology Professional

These professionals are there to help you get your home smart and automated and have the knowledge, expertise, and skills for you to bring your desires and ideas to life.

They can come with different titles including technology integrator, home automation specialist, home technology specialists, custom electronics installer, custom home integrator – just to name a few.  They are experts that you can call upon for smart home automation, custom home theatre installs, security systems, intelligent lighting – they will be trained and experienced in designing and installing smart and home automation.

You can identify a Smart Home Technology Professional as they will have knowledge and tools to achieve your project – they work closely with manufacturers to receive specialist training and build knowledge which enables them to design and install the systems required to integrate and seamlessly operate your gadgets, devices, appliances, technology to create your smart and automated home.  You will find that they are certified as programmers, installers and in some circumstances computer networking specialists and will have built up their skills and knowledge through years of customising installs to a clients needs and requirements.  Many of the Smart Home Technology Professionals will be members of CEDIA (Custom Electronic Design Installation Association) – the worlds largest association for smart home technology professionals – they run certified and educational programs and provide networking opportunities with manufacturers for this sector.

Simply put they have the expertise and knowledge to work with their clients to consultation, design and installation projects for smart solutions and automation – this can be for a home, business, architect or builder.  For a building project it is vital to engage with a professional as early as possible which will ensure that their planning is included to achieve the correct wiring (hidden), where outlets are best located and hidden, planning for room left for speakers, control panels and system and advise on materials best used around the technology. Search for ‘Smart Home Technology Professional’ when looking for an Approved Smart Home Installer on our homepage.

Exploring the Latest Media Wall Designs

In this article we will explore the latest media wall designs that have been gaining popularity in home interior design. From statement pieces to functional designs, these media walls serve as the focal point of any room while also providing practical storage and display solutions for your media devices. In a world where visual engagement [...]read moreExploring the Latest Media Wall Designs

What is the Future of Electricity and the Impact of the Green Energy Electric Revolution

The shift towards green energy is known as the Green Energy Electric Revolution. As the world is currently facing a critical issue - the depletion of non-renewable energy resources and the impact it has on our environment. The increasing demand for electricity, coupled with the rising concerns over climate change, has led to a push [...]read moreWhat is the Future of Electricity and the Impact of the Green Energy Electric Revolution

Navigating Tomorrow: Top Tech Trends 2024 Unveiled

The pace of technological advancement is continuously increasing, and it can be challenging to keep up with all the latest developments. However, staying on top of tech trends is essential for individuals and businesses alike, as these advancements have the potential to shape our future. In this article, we will take a deep dive into [...]read moreNavigating Tomorrow: Top Tech Trends 2024 Unveiled

Digital Wellness: Balancing Technology and a Healthy Lifestyle

Digital wellness is a relatively new concept that refers to the overall impact of digital technology on our physical health, mental health, and emotional health. In today's world, digital technology has become an integral part of our daily lives. From smartphones to social media to virtual assistants, we are constantly surrounded by digital devices and [...]read moreDigital Wellness: Balancing Technology and a Healthy Lifestyle

Untangling the Expenses: How Much Do Christmas Lights Cost to Run?

As we are fast approaching the festive time of year, many of us will be busy decorating our homes with Christmas lights. However, have you ever stopped to think about how much do Christmas lights cost to run? With electricity prices on the rise, it's important to consider the impact on our energy bills. No [...]read moreUntangling the Expenses: How Much Do Christmas Lights Cost to Run?

The Ultimate Home Automation Guide: Turning Your House into a Smart Home

In this home automation guide, we will explore the world of home automation and show you how to turn your house into a smart home. From basic concepts to advanced features, we'll cover everything you need to know to make your home smarter, more efficient, and more comfortable Home automation has become increasingly popular in [...]read moreThe Ultimate Home Automation Guide: Turning Your House into a Smart Home

Intelligent Elegance: The Mechanics and Benefits of Smart Window Blinds

The increasing prevalence of smart-home technologies has opened up a wealth of possibilities for home automation. Smart window blinds are one such innovation, allowing homeowners to control the amount of light entering their homes with the touch of a button. Whether you're trying to conserve energy or create an ideal atmosphere for entertaining guests, intelligent [...]read moreIntelligent Elegance: The Mechanics and Benefits of Smart Window Blinds

Households can reduce energy bills using smart home technology

The latest Smart home technology has been developed to provide convenient solutions that allow people to enjoy effective security, ease of living and access to online media.

While these tangible benefits are clear, smart home technology is also adopted by many households across the UK to help them cope with increased living costs. In this blog, we’ll explore just how smart technology can assist when it comes to making significant savings.

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What are the key advantages of using a smart home alarm system?

Firms working at the forefront of the technology sector are making innovative security solutions that are increasingly affordable for homeowners. Advanced options, once only available to governments or leading firms, such as motion detection, facial recognition and video surveillance, are now shipped as standard for installation in residential buildings. Read on, as we dig deep into the gains accessible by users of the latest smart home alarms.

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What is the easiest way for home technology installers to get equipped?

You might be an expert on fitting aerials or an engineer skilled in smart lighting installations, but whatever your forte, as a home tech tradesperson, you’ll require access to [...]

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Derby fire highlights need for home tech professionals

A recent blaze that occurred in a Derbyshire home has underlined the need for property owners to use approved installers using certified [...]

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Is it worth signing up to an installer business directory?

Your firm might focus on fitting smart hubs or home cinemas or involve adding satellite and aerial installation, but offering a specialist service comes with certain considerations.

For instance, it is vital that you can be found by customers seeking your specific services. You must also be able to stay informed on the latest equipment available for your field and be able to obtain it for the best price possible.

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What can an integrated speaker system offer your home cinema?

While screen size and picture quality are vital for a premium home cinema experience, audio is equally important. When selecting speakers for your set-up, you can select from free-standing or integrated speakers. There are many people who think that quality and performance can suffer from speakers integrated into ceilings and walls but, with today’s technology, this is not always so. [...]

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New smart home and cybersecurity partnership launched

UK communications giant EE has unveiled a new strategic collaboration with cybersecurity companies Norton and Verisure to deliver all-new customer packages for smart home and cyber security. [...]

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What are smart blinds and how do they work?

The latest home technology is engineered to make life easier for households and give residents simple-but-effective control over their living environment. Most smart technology automates home features, making them adjustable via a handheld device like a mobile phone, making usage convenient and labour-saving. In this blog, we’ll explore smart blinds, explaining what they are and [...]read moreWhat are smart blinds and how do they work?

Building trust in your home technology business

If your firm specialises in installing technology in people’s homes, creating trust is crucial. [...]

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How smart lighting can help combat the energy price hikes

With the cost of utilities seeing a significant increase, many homeowners in the UK are looking for ways to reduce their electricity bills. [...]

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What are the benefits of a smart lighting installation for your garden?

If you’ve been enjoying the use of your garden over spring and summer, it’s understandable that as autumn draws in, you’ll want to make the most of it. [...]

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Why home technology installers must stay informed

Running a home technology installation business is the ideal career for many. From working as a specialist in a field [...]

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Google invites users to help shape smart home app experience

According to a recent report, tech behemoth Google is asking Nest product owners to assist in its testing phase for a brand-new design [...]

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Top tips on positioning a home cinema subwoofer

While a home cinema system will technically work without a subwoofer, those seeking high-quality sound should consider [...]

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How do home technology installers source equipment?

Whether you are a specialist in smart lighting solutions or television aerials, as a home technology installer, you’ll need access to products and materials to complete your work. [...]

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Two big advantages of a smart doorbell

Home security solutions are becoming increasingly smart and more affordable. An option that saw increased adoption during the height of the pandemic, and continued use since, is the smart doorbell, sometimes referred to as a video doorbell. [...]

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What can LED lighting offer homeowners?

Forward-thinking households across the UK are now replacing the traditional lightbulbs in their homes for LED lighting installations. Let’s look at three of the benefits buyers can enjoy when they do [...]

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Arlo voted best video doorbell for 2022

Internet-connected brand Arlo has been applauded for its video doorbell, which has been voted the best-in-class product for its field so far this year.

The innovative solution beat off [...]

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What are the advantages of a smart refrigerator?

While smart home security, lighting and heating systems are becoming standard in many new homes, households embracing smart technology are [...]

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What services do smart home technology consultants offer?

If you’re interested in automating your home so its features can easily be accessed by voice command, or from a swipe on your smartphone, such an epic [...]

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How can home technology installers boost their branding?

Business branding helps enterprises build their relationships with people in need of their services, transforming them into a loyal customer base.

All types of companies can [...]

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Four ways smart homes can help you relax

Smart home technology is designed to be dependable and convenient, saving time and energy while offering enhanced security. As a result of using [...]

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Google unveils smart home protocol

From smart hubs to smart lightbulbs, devices ranging from simple to all-inclusive require integration to operate effectively, leading many homeowners to enlist the aid of an expert home technology installer rather than tackle this tricky task themselves. [...]

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What are the advantages of smart outdoor lighting?

With the warmer months of the year approaching, Britons across the country are returning to their gardens. Those looking to enjoy the summer evenings for a little longer with family and friends often consider lighting [...]

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Do you need an Aerial?

With a lot of people moving away from paid TV services such as Sky, you will need an aerial to watch Freeview services.   You may already have one, if you do, check that the cables are undamaged and that they are connected and routed to an aerial point in your home.  From your aerial point, you will need to plug the cable directly into your Freeview TV or recorder if you have one.

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Just what is Alexa?

Smart tech is here to stay, becoming more and more of our everyday lives.  However, it is still easy to get confused between the Google Assistant, Alexa, Google Nest Mini and the Amazon Echo Dot – all integral to controlling our smart tech at home.

Here is a quick download of exactly what Alexa is.

What is Alexa?


Simply put, Alexa is a device that will recognise your spoken commands and respond to you – this means you can ask questions to find out the answers and instruct your Alexa to play music for example.  The most common place to find Alexa is in the Amazon Echo – a range of speakers that come complete with the Alexa software.  However, with increasing use of virtual assistants you will find the Alexa software in the likes of cars and other third-party speakers.

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Grand Designs presenter advises on smart home tech

Ahead of a live London Grand Design event, televisions presenter Kevin McCloud recently shared his thoughts on home tech and some of the most cutting-edge options available.

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New smart gym released for home workouts

Homeowners looking to weight train without ever attending a gym are sure to love a new smart home technology option that has recently entered the [...]

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Your checklist to becoming an approved home technology installer

If you’re a skilled professional who specialises in fitting the latest technology for homeowners, you may have considered becoming an [...]

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Why is smart lighting ideal for 2022?

With rising energy costs across the country, many households are needing to dig deeper into their pockets to pay bigger bills. At the same time, an increased awareness of environmental issues is leading people to [...]

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How home tech installers can connect with customers

You might be a qualified installer with education and experience under your belt, but letting homeowners know you’re available isn’t always easy.

Today, let’s look at [...]

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Multicoloured smart lights launched by Moonside

Answering the efforts of its rivals LiFX and Twinkly, a new company called Moonside has introduced a pair of brand new products.

The new lighting products are [...]

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US manufacturer announces smart bathroom solutions

Renowned for its celebrated plumbing products sold at home and here in the UK, American manufacturing firm Kohler has unveiled its [...]

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What is a smart plug and how does it work?

The concept of smart home is no longer a science fiction prediction but a reality for many property owners around the [...]

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How can smart lighting systems improve your home security?

While smart lighting installations are well known for helping homeowners reduce their energy bills and enjoy a more convenient way of [...]

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AI expert reveals new smart mirror

Artificial intelligence-focused tech firm ICON.AI recently unveiled its new product - a smart bathroom mirror. [...]

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Top smart home trends for 2022

These unusual times have spurred a high demand from consumers for smart home devices that save time, money and effort. Here are [...]

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Energy company set to offer smart home solutions

Energy provider Scottish Power has become the first firm in its field to provide smart home solutions to households wherever they are based.

The forward-thinking firm is [...]

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Top four benefits of smart lighting for homes

Smart lighting involves long-lasting LED bulbs that can be customised and controlled remotely via smart technology, including [...]

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Can Smart Lighting help me reduce my bills?

When buying replacement light bulbs, it can still be tempting to opt for the cheaper classic incandescent bulbs, but unfortunately these bulbs are massively inefficient.  There is no doubt that energy-efficient LED bulbs save you money on your bulbs, so don’t be put off by their higher price. On top of these, you can now [...]read moreCan Smart Lighting help me reduce my bills?

Automating your Smart Home

Simply put, having an automated home means that you have a central unit that gives you control over any compatible devices that is connected to it. This gives you the benefit of being able to program different devices to work together automatically, from one central control unit.  You can control your heating, smart lighting, entertainment [...]read moreAutomating your Smart Home

Save your energy

With the rise in cost in gas and electric, there is no better time to look at how you can use less energy and become more efficient in the home.  Surprisingly the average household (containing 4 occupants) uses 13 electronic devices – all using energy.  Naturally over the past 10 years we have been increasing [...]read moreSave your energy

Does a fitness tracker really help your fitness?

You see these more and more on people’s wrists and the buzz is about how many calories have you burned, how many steps you have taken, but do fitness trackers really help with your fitness. We do all know that moving more and exercising more is good for our heart, but do we know if [...]read moreDoes a fitness tracker really help your fitness?

Do I need a smart doorbell?

Smart doorbells are becoming more and more popular and with many more choices on the market than ever.  Is it just a trend or do you need one?  They are encouraged to enhance your home security and help you manage deliveries, so you never miss one again. Smart doorbells or sometimes known as video doorbells, [...]read moreDo I need a smart doorbell?

Make your Smart Home secure

Years ago, a secure home meant you had locks, deadbolts, and latchkeys with little keys for all your windows.  Since then, home security has come a long way with smart and keyless security options for your home. Before deciding on what you need or want, it is worth taking a bit of time to research [...]read moreMake your Smart Home secure

Thinking about getting a smart doorbell?

Smart Doorbells are becoming more and more popular to enable homeowners to see who is at their door and to provide additional home security.  With the increase of smart devices and smart assistants, we can all get a bit overwhelmed with the different options, amount of apps we have to install to control and interact [...]read moreThinking about getting a smart doorbell?

Should you have a smart meter fitted when offered

Most utility companies have a program of rolling out smart meters and are encouraging their customers to have one fitted or replacing really old meters with smart meters. But do you know what is best to do? Here is some useful information:- Qualified engineers will come to your home and install your new smart meter [...]read moreShould you have a smart meter fitted when offered

Apple Watch Series 6 and SE

If you go to buy the latest Apple Watch, you will typically be presented with the series 6 or SE options. It is worth thinking before you go to purchase your watch, what it is exactly you want to use it for and the features you wish to benefit from – this will help you choose the best option for you.

In essence, these two models are very similar. They both run from the latest watchOS 7 software and have GPS built in – the benefit of this is so you can go out running or even just out and about knowing you will still get the accurate fitness stats you want. They both have good bright screens and are water resistant upto 50m.

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Why create a cinema room

Home cinema rooms have been around for some time and quite often have been associated with millionaires and footballers’ mansions, however, you will be surprised how many households are turning dining rooms, lesser used rooms into an entertainment space. Not only do we want to get the most out of watching our favourite films and programmes, but there’s also nothing like a global pandemic to force you to spend more time at home and re-evaluate family time. The trend in investing in our homes does not seem to be slowing down and home entertainment is certainly an area where there has been a focus.

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August WiFi Smart Lock

Smart locks are becoming more and more popular.  They provide great security for you home whilst taking away the hassle of carrying and searching for keys, having to give neighbours keys to check on your house whilst away or for friends and family. [...]

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Smart Lighting doesn’t just to have to be for indoors

As we head to the summer we long for the light nights where we can sit outdoors and enjoy the warmer summer evenings.  Indoors we are all using smarter lighting, but you can enhance your garden with smart lighting and create some great affects and whilst hopefully being able to entertain friends and family – lighting means you can enjoy your summer nights for longer. [...]

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