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Work From Home in the Perfect Temperature With Smart Vents

June 16, 2020

Summer is upon us, and that means higher temperatures and more opportunities to turn on your AC unit to keep your home cool and comfortable. But running your AC to cool down your entire home is costly, and most HVAC systems can’t evenly distribute forced air throughout the home, creating noticeable differences in temperature from room to room. » Read More

Z-Wave vs Bluetooth: Highlighting the Distinctions

September 6, 2016

Wireless technology has become increasingly common in today’s environment. We use it every day with our smartphones, remotes, and automated technologies, among so much more. But wireless tech can be confusing when you’re trying to choose the right technology, especially when it comes to home automation. This week, I’ll help by » Read More

Power your Smart Devices with Trademaster USB Chargers

July 18, 2014

Here’s another cool USB charging device, now available at Home Controls. Charge all of your USB powered devices at once with the Trademaster Decorator 4-Port USB Charger. With a total charging capacity of 4.2A, this charger is powerful enough to charge four tablets simultaneously. It’s compatible with both USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 devices, » Read More

Leviton Introduces Their Most Powerful USB Charging Outlet

June 3, 2014

The Leviton USB Charger/Tamper-Resistant Receptacles are combination devices that have two USB Ports and two 15 Amp or 20 Amp Tamper-Resistant Receptacles. These devices are designed for maximum charging efficiency and have the ability to charge up to two USB powered electronic devices at once, leaving the outlet(s) free for additional power » Read More

Direct Streaming Now Available for NuVo Player

April 14, 2014

Get closer to the music you love with the NuVo distributed audio system and the new direct streaming for Android and Apple Phones and Tablets! The app update adds a new direct stream feature from Android/Apple phones and tablets to the Player Portfolio system. Direct stream allows files that are resident on the device to be streamed directly to » Read More

Monitor Your Front Door From Anywhere

March 27, 2014

Check to see who’s at your front door no matter where you are by adding the On-Q/Legrand Video Door Internet Enabling Kit to your On-Q Selective Call Intercom Video Door Unit. The compact module integrates with your system to enable Internet connectivity, allowing you to access your live camera feed from any web-enabled device, like your » Read More

Power your Smart Devices with In-Wall USB Chargers

January 20, 2014

Home Controls has expanded our collection of in-wall USB chargers! We’ve added two new TradeMaster USB charger and power receptacle configurations from Legrand. 2-Port USB Charger & Tamper-Resistant Receptacle Put the bulky adapters away and plug your USB chargers directly into the TradeMaster 2-Port USB Charger & Tamper-Resistant » Read More