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Let Your Home Light the Way with Lighting Automation

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Create the Perfect Lighting for Every Activity

Lighting plays an integral role in our home's aesthetics and functionality, yet little has changed in how we control it since the light switch was invented in 1917. Or, has it? For those who live in a smart home and have embraced lighting automation, much has changed. 

Let’s explore what this evolution means to homeowners in Fishers, IN, and why now may be the time to replace your light switches with the beauty and ease of today’s smart lighting control.

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Explore the Possibilities in Today’s Home Audio-Video

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Experience First-Class Home Entertainment

Today’s home entertainment has moved far beyond the “one remote for every device” mindset. Thanks to smart homes, internet connections, and streaming services, our entertainment systems have transformed into whole home high-definition splendor and high-resolution audio. Today, home audio-video sources are tucked away from view, and every device is controlled from one simple, intuitive interface. Times have definitely changed. 

At The Premier Group, we specialize in designing first-class home entertainment systems. These range from whole-home audio-video systems to home theaters that rival the best cinemas in Fishers, IN. Media rooms offer spaces with the latest AV equipment hidden from view until ready for use, and outdoor entertainment systems rival their indoor equivalents. We believe the design is as important as the sound and images that leave you breathless. 

Let's explore a few options and determine what entertainment system might be right for you. 

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Does Your Home Network Need an Upgrade?


An Enterprise-Grade Home Network Installation Ensures Corner-to-Corner Coverage

There was a time when our connected devices consisted of a laptop or two and a desktop. Those times have changed. According to a 2022 Deloitte survey, the average number of connected devices in U.S. households is 22. If you live in a smart home, your internet-connected devices grow exponentially. This connection is vital for your home to function effectively, including your home’s security, lighting, climate, and entertainment. 

Does your current home network installation provide the bandwidth your smart home requires? Let's explore the signs suggesting your home network needs an upgrade and how to ensure fast and reliable internet coverage corner-to-corner.

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Transforming Your Home for Every Occasion with Great Lighting Design

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The Difference Extraordinary Lighting Makes

While technology and automation play a critical role in creating the perfect environment that’s effortless to control, it’s the design element that brings a home to life, particularly in the realm of lighting. As the artist and director, Aaron Rose, said, “In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary.”

At The Premier Group, we combine beautiful architectural fixtures with varying hues and intensities of light, ensuring each light is effortless to control and changeable for every occasion. Let’s explore the makings of a well-lit home and the difference extraordinary lighting design can make.

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Wellness: The Growing Trend in Smart Home Automation

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Create a Healthier Home with Today’s Technology

Treating our homes as a space to rejuvenate and heal from the effects of a sometimes-stressful world has long been a part of our human makeup. From creating outdoor retreats to reconnect with nature to designing rooms for yoga and quiet meditation , we’ve explored different approaches to finding balance and renewing our vitality. 

Today, the growing trend is using smart home automation to enhance wellness and create a healthier home. Let’s explore a few of the possibilities and how technology is helping homeowners in Zionsville, IN, live more balanced lives.

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3 Lighting Control Options That Save Energy

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Learn How Dimmers, Sensors, and Timers Create an Energy-Efficient Home 

Investing in a lighting control system is an excellent option to save money on your energy bills. When paired with dimmers, sensors, and timers, smart lighting control boosts your home’s energy efficiency by turning off lights when not in use and dimming them for less energy consumption.

Continue reading to learn how smart lighting creates a comfortable home environment, makes your life more convenient, and even reduces the energy bill for your home in Indianapolis, IN.

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Do You Need Elevated Seating in Your Home Theater?

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How to Bring Tiered Seating to Your Private Cinema 

When you walk into a commercial movie theater, you’ll likely look up at many rows of elevated seats. Some cinemas are large (like AMC), while indie theaters are smaller. But wherever you sit, you’ll have a clear view of the screen thanks to the raised elevation. Even if the person in front of you is wearing a pom-pom hat or tall ponytail, you should still be able to see the movie without distraction.  

The same can be true of home theaters, but many homeowners skip elevated seating. If you’d like to have more than one row of theater seating, it’s a good idea to add an elevated platform for a comfortable experience. 

As a home theater company in the Zionsville, IN area, we design perfectly-angled platforms for tiered rows of seating. In this article, we’ll share how risers work and why they benefit home theater seating

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Our Ultimate Guide to Custom Home Theaters

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The Premier Group’s Best Advice for Installing a New Home Theater 

We may not know all the answers to the universe, but if there’s one thing we know, it’s home theaters. In fact, you’d be hard-pressed to find anyone in Indiana more in tune with home theaters than our team at The Premier Group. Who needs an AMC? Our home installations are the best theaters in Carmel and the surrounding areas.  

We’ve written countless times on our blog about home theater technology—what speakers to use, how to improve acoustics, etc. So we’ve decided to round up our best articles for a complete guide to custom home theaters.  

If you have a question about private cinemas, we have an answer for you! 

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The Benefits of Layered Lighting in a Home’s Design

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Bring Beauty and Intrigue to Your Home with the Right Lighting Design

Lighting is one of the most important design elements in your home. For some, that’s a surprising statement. After all, we usually spend much more time picking out our furniture, color scheme and window coverings.

But what would our Zionsville, IN, home look like without the right lighting design? How would we feel without the natural light peering through our windows and the diffuse ambient light that filters through our room? What about the task lighting that creates the perfect space for us to perform life's many activities?

When designed correctly, lighting sets the mood and provides the proper illumination for every anticipated activity and desired ambiance. This requires a deep knowledge of layered lighting and how the many fixtures, colors, and temperatures work together to create spaces that appear to illuminate from within.

Let’s explore the different aspects of layered lighting and how it affects your home.

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Your Questions Answered: LED Lighting Fixtures

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Are LED Lights Right For Your Home?

LED lighting technology has substantially improved since being first introduced to the residential housing market. Early LED light options were expensive, lacked flexibility for dimming, and provided poor color rendering. 

Today, LED lighting fixtures give homeowners much more advanced, energy-efficient lighting design options. Still, we get many questions about LED lighting from homeowners in Zionsville, IN. Continue reading below to learn answers to common questions and see if LED lighting is for you.

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