Take the Music with You Any Time of Year
TAGS: Crestron Air | Landscape Speakers | Outdoor Audio | Whole Home Audio
We’re fortunate in the Houston area, as our Texas winters are mild. Summer may be over, but it’s still a great time to be outside. Spending time in your patio relaxing or entertaining doesn’t mean you have to leave the music inside.
If you’re particular about audio quality, you don’t want to settle for a portable Bluetooth speaker. You want a system that can move you when you want to party, and also one with detail and nuance when you want to relax in your patio with a good read and some background tunes.
If you’re ready for a high-quality outdoor sound system in the Woodlands, now is a great time to install it. Keep reading to learn more.
Using Technology to Get Closer to Nature
TAGS: Biophilic Design | Crestron | Smart Lighting Control | Tunable Lighting
What is biophilia? It may sound like a medical term, but it’s not. According to Webster's dictionary, it means "a hypothetical human tendency to interact or be closely associated with other forms of life in nature."
Houston is fortunate to have warm temperatures almost year-round, so it’s not difficult for Texans to get out and enjoy the many natural opportunities in the city and beyond. But work, school, and so many other things activities often require people to spend the majority of their days indoors.
But that doesn’t mean we can’t take advantage of technology to bring nature to us. Sometimes that endeavor is called biophilic design, and increasingly it’s being called by more familiar terms like technology for wellness.
Read on below to learn more about using biophilic technology and design in Houston to create environments that bring aspects of nature inside the home.
Tailor your listening experience to your space with high-end components and Crestron audio distribution technology
TAGS: Architectural Speakers | Crestron | Origin Acoustics | Whole Home Audio | Wireless Speakers
Music is one of those things that can set the mood for many activities – or inactivity, as the case may be. Whether you use it to pump you up as you pump iron in your exercise room, fall asleep to Norah Jones in the bedroom, or have a rocking party playlist for entertaining, music is foundational.
If you’re looking at installing or upgrading your home sound system in Houston, you have many choices. It might be an almost bewildering task, as there has never been as much choice in audio systems as there is today. From powered and wireless speakers to traditional two-channel separate components to home theater audio, there is a vast array of equipment and options to consider.
What’s the best way to break it all down? Keep reading to see what you’ll want to consider.
Bring Out the Beauty in Austin with Outdoor Lighting
TAGS: Coastal Source Lighting | Lighting Control | Outdoor Lighting | Smart Home Automation
At the edge of the Texas hill country here in Austin, we're blessed with abundant natural beauty. Many homes in the area offer views, trees, and greenery that make living here special.
Austin also loves outdoor living. Does any restaurant here not have an outside patio? At home, that outside lifestyle happens in patios, yards, and waterfronts along the lakes.
When the sun goes down, the outdoors can be especially inviting as the heat of the Texas sun fades. But does your outdoor space have the right lighting to make the most of your Austin landscape? Keep reading to find out more about the benefits of landscape lighting.