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Entries Tagged as 'Homes of the Future'

Say No to Granite

August 14th, 2011 · 7 Comments

You can say I’ve seen a few homes over the years and it’s always refreshing when you see a new concept starting to unfold in design. For the longest time it was commonly perceived as granite countertops being benchmarks of luxury in a home. They’re so prevalent that it’s no longer special in my eyes. […]

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New American Home on Lake Davis

February 7th, 2011 · Comments Off on New American Home on Lake Davis

The New American Home for 2011 has just been revealed on the shores of Lake Davis near downtown Orlando. The architecture is said to be Greek Revival, but to me appears more like the 20’s period mansions found in south Florida cities like Palm Beach and Miami. I’ve seen quite a few homes in the […]

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IceStone the New Granite?

September 25th, 2008 · 5 Comments

I don’t know about you, but I walk through a lot of houses here in Dr. Phillips and Windermere and it seems like every house has granite counter tops now. According a an AP article, 40% of new homes included granite counter tops. Personally, I’m getting tired of seeing it everywhere. What used to be […]

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Life|ware is the Ultimate Technology for Homes

June 11th, 2008 · 3 Comments

I think I found my new dream gadget. It’s the life|ware digital & home automation control. It controls practically everything in a home which can be the music, lighting, thermostat, television, kitchen appliances, security system, or anything else for that matter. Homes of the future will have a digital network that controls everything and that […]

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Counter Tops, Coffee Tables, and Walls Will Become the Home Computer in the Next Few Years

November 1st, 2007 · Comments Off on Counter Tops, Coffee Tables, and Walls Will Become the Home Computer in the Next Few Years

Homes of the future will have interactive surfaces with coffee tables, walls, and countertops that will be able to download recipes, edit photos, manage your schedule, and everything else current home computers can do without a mouse or keyboard. Microsoft says this new surface computing technology will be available within the next 3-4 years for […]

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Luxury Home Buyers Will Soon Expect Automation Technology in their Homes

October 27th, 2007 · 2 Comments

One of the biggest trends in luxury homes these days is home automation and Crestron is the leader in this technology. Home automation systems allow home owners to control the lighting, climate, audio distribution, home theater, security, and intercoms from a single touch pad or from a remote location. Imagine unlocking your front door for […]

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Panasonic House of the Future

October 27th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Panasonic has decided to go beyond building consumer electronics and is now building a house to be completed by 2010 called Eco and UD House. A major feature of the house is achieving a Factor 5 energy efficiency without sacrificing quality of living through the use of technology. Panasonic is addressing the issue of global […]

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Green Vision House Orlando 2008

October 15th, 2007 · 4 Comments

  In the words of one of my favorite bands, Dubtribe, “Carbon monoxide, acid rain, such greed and selfishness destroy our precious skies, our mother earth. I want my planet back. This planet is mine. This planet is ours. We’ve got to work together.” Today is blog action day for the environment. Having grown up […]

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