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5 Smart Home Features to Attract Home Buyers

5 Smart Home Features to Attract Home Buyers

Whether you’re a real estate agent trying to sell homes, a builder creating new residences, or a couple trying to sell their property it’s always a good idea to consider different ways to attract home buyers. In the past, smart home automation was only enjoyed by a select few. However, builders and real estate companies are starting to realize the advantages of upgrading homes with automation in order to sell properties fast for top dollar. In this blog, we highlight the main features of a smart home that will help you sell an Indianapolis-area residence quicker and easier. 

1. Lighting Control

A well-lit home will appear brighter and more inviting. Not only will a professional lighting installation ensure that the house is well-lit (no uneven spaces or dark corners), but it will also make it easy for the homeowner to manage their lighting while at home or away. Using a mobile device, remote, or touch screen, homeowners can set the lights to come on during a certain day, turn them all on or off by pressing one button and dim the lights to varying levels of brightness. It’s convenient, it can help keep energy bills low, and it’s great for highlighting a home’s décor.

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How to Combat Snowy Weather with Smart Home Automation

How to Combat Snowy Weather with Smart Home Automation

Did you know that Indiana gets an average of 60 inches of snow a year? The average low in January is 18 degrees. If you live in the Fishers, Indiana area you are familiar with the snow situation and may even cringe when you see that first snowflake fall. What seems magical at first eventually turns into a nuisance—that is unless you have the right tools to manage the cold and make your winter more enjoyable. While we can’t install an automatic snow blower or shovel, we can install technology to help make your life easier this time of year. This blog will be your guide to using smart home automation in winter.

SEE ALSO: Meet Alexa, Your Personal Smart Home Assistant

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How to Entertain Guests with Home Automation

How to Entertain Guests with Home Automation

When updating or renovating your Zionsville, IN home, you may want to consider how you are going to host guests. You need to have a room ready for relatives and friends who want or need to stay with you. Providing a comfortable bed and clean bathroom are musts, but what about making their stay extra special with home automation? Add a 4K TV, invisible speakers, and custom controls and your visitor will be in awe of your smart home. Not only will they feel welcome, but they will also have a story to talk about! Read this blog to discover some ideas on how to be the perfect host with technology. 

SEE ALSO: An Audio/Video Installer’s Guide to New Construction 

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Get Your Home Super Bowl Ready with Home Automation

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You may be busy doing Christmas shopping or thinking about New Year’s dinner, but the Super Bowl isn’t really that far away. Do you have everything you need for one of the biggest parties of the year? 

If you anticipate having friends and family over you Carmel, IN home for the event, consider using home automation to help with the planning process and hosting your guests. It will make the occasion more fun and less of a hassle. 

SEE ALSO: Holiday Home Theater Guide

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3 Benefits to Automating Your Motorized Shades

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Motorized shades are often thought of as a luxury item. However, when compared to traditional window treatments, there are quite a number of compelling reasons why you should consider them for your home. They are offered in endless colors, patterns, and fabrics for both decorative and blackout shades. They can also be installed in a number of different ways depending on the end look that you are trying to achieve. Motorized shades can be hardwired for new construction, or retrofitted wirelessly into your existing home. The icing on the cake is that they can be automated to match your lifestyle and the time of day, whether you’re home or away. Beyond style and convenience, here are three key benefits to installing motorized shades.

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Premier Named CEDIA Awards’ Top Category Winner in the Americas for “Integrated Home of the Year” for 2018

Premier Named CEDIA Awards’ Top Category Winner in the Americas for “Integrated Home of the Year” for 2018

Press Release: September 6th, 2018

San Diego, California (September 6th, 2018) - The Premier Group, a home technology Integrator located in Carmel, Indiana was recognized as the CEDIA Awards’ top honor for “Integrated Home of the Year 2018” in North & South America for outstanding integrated system design on September 5th in San Diego, California held atPetco Park.

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Home Theaters with Design & Budget In-Mind

Home Theaters with Design & Budget In-Mind

Wouldn’t it be great to have a space within your own home that felt like an “escape?” A place where you could turn-off the outside world and live in the moment? And what if the experience was so real that you felt like you were living inside the program that you were watching. If what we’re describing sounds like something you want to explore, then we would like to talk with you about your own personal home theater!.

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Company Culture Enhanced By Technology

Company Culture Enhanced By Technology

A local Indianapolis wealth management firm, Jarred Bunch Consulting, has taken “office culture” to new heights with modern interior and technology designs. We first met Owner & CEO, Scott Jarred, as a residential client. When it was time to plan his new office space, we were thankful for the opportunity to work for Scott again, but this time on a commercial project. We are thrilled with the outcome of their new headquarters featuring a complete renovation of a space formally known as Morty’s Comedy Joint on E 96th Street.

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The Premier Group Awarded Top Honor in North and South America for CEDIA Awards’ Top Category - “Integrated Home of the Year” for 2019

The Premier Group Awarded Top Honor in North and South America for CEDIA Awards’ Top Category - “Integrated Home of the Year” for 2019

Chicago, Illinois (July 25, 2019) - The Premier Group, a home technology integrator located in Carmel, Indiana was recognized as the CEDIA Awards’ top honor for “Integrated Home of the Year 2019” in North & South America for outstanding integrated system design and installation on July 25th in Chicago, Illinois held at The Drake Hotel.

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Premier Featured in the Wall Street Journal

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It is a tremendous honor to be featured on the front page of the The Wall Street Journal "Mansion” section for our technology design in this magnificent home! 

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Football Viewing Party

Football Viewing Party

“Are you ready for some football?!” We’re all familiar with this catchy NFL jingle, but are you really ready? What we mean is… is your home ready to host your friends and family for the big game? Do you have a spectacular viewing area with a super sized screen and amazing sound quality? If you cannot confidently answer “YES!” to that question, then please allow us to offer some creative solutions to make your home the place to gather for the upcoming football season. 

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Premier Team Travels to Denver for Annual CEDIA Expo

Premier Team Travels to Denver for Annual CEDIA Expo

We are fresh off of our annual CEDIA EXPO trip to Denver, Colorado, where many from our team spent valuable time experiencing expert-delivered training alongside the latest technologies and products in our industry! CEDIA EXPO allows us to see, touch, and test-drive the most innovative products and trends driving the residential technology industry. The EXPO covers audio, video, control, security, automation, networking, energy management and more.

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Crestron’s Unbeatable Warranty

Crestron’s Unbeatable Warranty

Since 1971, Crestron has been the industry leader in automation solutions that transform the way people live their lives inside their own home. Day-to-day tasks and routines have become more efficient and productive thanks to Crestron’s innovative connected home solutions and their latest “Crestron Home” (OS3) smart home platform. As a Crestron dealer, we aren’t just helping our clients buy high-end electronics, we are helping them invest in long term solutions for their home that are scalable and customizable. We are now proud to announce that you can own the world’s most elegant lighting and shade solution for your home with the peace-of-mind that comes with knowing it’s backed with an unprecedented lifetime warranty. 

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Form Meets Function with Artnovion

Form Meets Function with Artnovion

We are constantly curating our manufacturer and supplier relationships and our product lineup in order to make sure that we have a well-rounded set of options for all of our clients’ potential needs. In some cases, the stars align and the right product recommendation meets both the requirements for form AND function. One of our favorite new lines is from a vendor named Artnovion, who specializes in acoustical absorption panels that are engineered for performance but designed for emotion. They disguise the fact that your eyes are looking at a product artfully designed to blend seamlessly within a variety of architectural spaces, and yet your ears are amazed at the acoustical absorption benefits. Artnovion exists to push the boundaries of acoustic engineering to create this unique collection of trendsetting & high performance acoustic products to benefit any space.

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Premier Featured on Page 1 Podcast

Premier Featured on Page 1 Podcast

Premier's very own Jason Barth and Jamie Carey were invited by host, Luke Peters, to appear on his podcast called, "Page 1 Podcast." Due to The Premier Group's lineup of accolades and awards, Luke was intrigued to learn more about Premier and their process.

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Premier Featured in Latest CEDIA Podcast

Premier Featured in Latest CEDIA Podcast

After impressive back-to-back wins for CEDIA's top awards category "Integrated Home of the Year Level IV," host Ed Wenck looks to The Premier Group's Jason Barth and Jamie Sangar for insight on the company's marketing strategy, how they prepare their submissions, their process for documentation, and how they have used their wins to generate more P.R. opportunities! Click HERE to listen for yourself! 

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Premier Joins the CEDIA Podcast to Talk About the Industry During COVID-19

Premier Joins the CEDIA Podcast to Talk About the Industry During COVID-19

Tune-in to CEDIA's latest podcast, hosted by Ed Wenck! Ed takes the time to chat with The Premier Group's Jason Barth and Jamie Carey, about the current state of the country as we all wade through unknown times of this pandemic. 

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Start Planning for the Big Games in 2020!

Start Planning for the Big Games in 2020!

We’re in the thick of the NFL season. Hopefully, your team’s odds are looking good for Super Bowl Sunday, but even if that’s not the case, we’ve got March Madness and the Summer Olympics following soon after! Regardless, let us help you make the right choice on a media system from one of the nation’s top manufacturers.

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The Latest & Greatest in Consumer TVs

The Latest & Greatest in Consumer TVs

As manufacturers continue to elevate and up-their-game, the bar continues to be raised for premium visual and sound quality. Consumer electronics are ever-changing, and TVs are always one of the most popular categories. At CES in Las Vegas, Sony has shared what’s on tap for 2020.

 The company announced new LEDs and OLEDs in their various makes and models, which will be offered in a full range of sizes. The lineup features proprietary technologies previously only found in Sony’s MASTER Series models. You can expect changes like default optimization of HD, 4K, and 4K HDR video content quality from the popular streaming service.

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The Premier Group Awarded Prestigious CE Pro Award at the CEDIA Expo

Celebrating the most noteworthy and impressive projects of 2019, CE Pro, one of the industry’s most respected trade publications, announced their “BEST” (Best Electronic System Technologies) Project Awards at last week’s annual CEDIA Expo in Denver, Colorado. These awards offer the most innovative look into the future of residential technology. 

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