Incorporating Smart Home Technology in Your New Build

Are you planning on building your dream home in 2024? We love to hear it! Building a new custom home is an exciting experience, offering the chance to create a space that’s tailored to your lifestyle and preferences.

As we continue to rely more and more on technology in our daily lives, it’s no surprise that many homeowners are now looking to incorporate smart home technology into their new builds. From lighting and temperature control to security and entertainment, smart home devices can offer convenience, comfort, and peace of mind.

In this blog, we’ll explore the benefits of integrating luxury smart home technology into your dream home and share some expert tips for making the most of your new build! TLCH is here to share why incorporating the latest tech will make your home innovative, luxurious, and energy-efficient.

Understanding Smart Homes: A Fusion of Convenience and Innovation

Wouldn’t it be great to set your home, your way? Smart systems allow homeowners to control everything from lighting, heating, security, surveillance, entertainment, and so much more. The best part? You can do it from the palm of your hands – even when you’re not home!

Not only can you set it to your family’s perfect preferences, but a smart home can also anticipate your needs and make adjustments in real time. Amazing right?

Embracing Modern Technology in Today’s Homes

Smart home statistics show that the US smart home market is set to continue growing! Annual growth rates of 10.2% have been forecast from 2024 to 2027. This means that in 2024, the number of smart homes in the US is estimated at 69.91 million! And by 2027, there will be 93.59 million households using smart devices in the US.

Plus, smart technology is also becoming very popular for homeowners because it adds to your home’s value. According to Consumer Reports, smart technology can increase your property’s price by 5%. It may not be the #1 reason you should invest in smart home systems, but it is definitely a plus if you ever plan to sell in the future.

Top Benefits of Smart Technology for Homeowners

Here is why we recommend all of our clients consider adding at least a few aspects of smart tech into their next custom home build or renovation…

Energy Efficiency: Sustainable Living and Reduced Utility Costs

One of the biggest advantages of incorporating smart technology is energy efficiency. Smart devices and systems optimize energy consumption – redistributing energy where it is required. Smart lighting and heating systems reduce use, contributing to a lighter environmental footprint. For example, just by installing a smart thermostat, you can save 10-12% on heating and 15% on cooling costs.

Ease of Living: Convenience at Your Fingertips

Smart systems work with your needs. They work according to your routines and optimize settings to match your comfort. Lighting and heating adjust themselves to make your home a cozy and heavenly space. Your house is your haven, and having controls at your fingertips is unparalleled. With the right systems, your house will be optimized for your style of living and convenience.

Security Systems: Improved Safety and Peace of Mind

Smart security systems offer unmatched security and a sense of peace. All your CCTV cameras, surveillance systems, smart locks, and doorbell cameras can be synced to create a powerful barrier to threats. With the right smart home security systems, your house will be a fortress that no one can penetrate! keep your family and meaningful assets protected at all times.

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Incorporating Smart Home Technology in Your New Build

There are several important factors to keep in mind when looking to design a home (or update your current space) to a high-tech home while still keeping it stylish and beautiful. Luckily for you, Tom Len knows how to do just that!

Wondering what smart technology has to offer for your homes? Prepare to be surprised as we list down all the appliances and systems available for your custom luxury home build…

Modern Kitchen Appliances

Times have changed. Today’s smart appliances offer more than just practicality. They scream luxury not only with designs but with features as well. You can control ovens remotely and have your refrigerator alert you when you are running low on groceries. With such upgrades, kitchens have never been more sophisticated!

Custom Lighting Sequences

Your home is an extension of you and should reflect your personality. Change lights according to your moods and set up customized light sequences. Lighting can also change as per environmental needs, allowing you to have a cinematic experience in your home! Your home’s lighting will be tuned to your needs and moods, enhancing your relaxation.

HVAC Comfort at Your Fingertips with Climate Control

Manage the internal environment of your home with smart HVAC systems. You can adjust the temperature from your smartphone, enabling optimized climate control for your luxury abode. Make the eco-friendly choice and reduce your footprint with smarter HVAC systems that serve your needs better, and make life at home comfortable for everyone.

LED Mirrors

Mirrors are our favorite elements in homes and LED mirrors add the right touch of elegance and luxury to your home! LED mirrors allow you to adjust the light according to your needs – whether you want to groom yourself or just relax. They also help set the mood, and depth of your room.

Seamless Security

Tom Len Custom Home can integrate cutting-edge security systems into all custom luxury builds to ensure you and your loved ones stay protected at all times. Smart locks, surveillance cameras, and advanced monitoring can be connected and managed remotely, giving you peace of mind even when you are not home.

Advanced Entertainment Systems

Get state-of-the-art entertainment with smart audio and visual systems. You can set them up according to your preferences and tailor all entertainment to your needs. Learn more about making the most of your basement with renovations!

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Create Your Dream Luxury Home in 2024 with TLCH

Whether you’re building a new, custom smart home from the ground up or updating your current living space with energy-saving technology and appliances, we’re here to help your family achieve your smart home construction goals in 2024! Our Lead Interior Designer, Rachel Gilman, and our professional residential construction team will create a modern, technologically advanced home that balances both luxury and function.  

Ready to improve your every day quality of life? Choose the best custom home builder on the North Shore to make all your dreams come true this year! Tom Len has a reputation for his team of incredible craftsmen and Chicago’s best interior designer to offer you the most exclusive and opulent designs for your luxury home project.

Build a smart, sophisticated house that enhances your lifestyle with the very best from Tom Len Custom Homes. Connect with us today!

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Contact the TLCH team to get started: (847) 205-9200

Tom Len Custom Homes proudly serves the following areas in Chicago’s North Shore: Northfield, Glenview, Glencoe, Deerfield, Wilmette, Winnetka, Highland Park, and Riverwoods.
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