The team at Encore Audio Video is keeping an eye on all the latest news about the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States and around the world, and we are taking all necessary precautions to keep our employees, clients and community safe during this time. Health precautions and protocols in line with WHO and CDC directives are taking place throughout our organization to reduce the spread of disease. Every day our team reviews up-to-date recommendations to ensure we’re doing everything to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Though these may change over time, here are the current steps we are taking to reduce the risks associated with this novel coronavirus:
New technologies and new ways to use them make this the perfect time to embrace smart home living
There’s no doubt that home automation is becoming more and more popular across the U.S., including Oregon. From lighting control to home security systems and beyond, every day more people discover how much automation can improve their daily lives. That’s in part because the technology is becoming more affordable across the board.
Smart home technology makes everyday living more relaxing and comfortable, and it creates an environment perfectly attuned to your needs and preferences. If you need more convincing, here are three affordable trends in smart home systems that could help you live a better life in your Lake Oswego, OR home.
Make your space the ultimate hangout spot with these technologies
Your media room is one of the most important and busiest rooms in your home. It’s where you watch movies or binge your favorite TV show with friends and family, cheer on your favorite team during the big game, and where everyone congregates during gatherings at your home. With your media room serving all these purposes, it’s important that the space is designed for maximum comfort and enjoyment.
Your media room design includes things like your TV and speakers, of course, but there’s more to creating an inviting environment than that. Here are three smart systems you can install in your Portland, OR home to make your media room the ultimate hang-out space.
From lighting control to air quality monitoring, use smart technology to attune your home to your body’s needs
If you’re at all familiar with home automation, you know how these systems can make your life easier and simpler. What you may not know is how automation technology can actually help you live a healthier life. The growing field of biophilia shows that people have an innate desire to be in nature and interact with the natural world.
And now, smart home technology has advanced to the point that devices from your lights to your thermostat can automatically adjust themselves to keep you comfortable and healthy at home with this philosophy in mind. Want to know more? Here’s how biophilia benefits residents in Portland and other areas of Oregon.