How to Customise the ELAN Home Automation Screen

I have been involved with the ELAN Control System for over 8 years, and in that time I’ve trained installers, provided technical support and sold and programmed many systems and yes I really like the ELAN Control System 🙂 … it just works. One of the things I really like is the ability to customiseContinue reading “How to Customise the ELAN Home Automation Screen”

What do you need to listen to your vinyl collection?

Vinyl is currently going through a purple patch and really is the new “cool”. You can buy new albums in trendy fashions stores, supermarkets or bargain dive in charity shops. You may even have a collection of LPs, EPs or 7” singles hiding somewhere in the attic from back-in-the-day. If you want to get backContinue reading “What do you need to listen to your vinyl collection?”

Rediscovering Rex Bob Lowenstein

It has been a very long time since I posted on this blog and we have been keeping ourselves very busy making buildings smarter, but something happened recently which has inspired me to get back. A parcel arrived at home from that rainforest company which was around 12 inch square, thin and looked suspiciously like aContinue reading “Rediscovering Rex Bob Lowenstein”

Nest now works with RTI

The Nest Learning Thermostat is one of our favourite bits of kit – a room thermostat which learns how you use your house, anticipates your schedule and saves you money. All this and it looks cool. RTI the home automation system, can now control the Nest Learning Thermostat™ and Nest Connect: Smoke + Carbon Monoxide™. This meansContinue reading “Nest now works with RTI”

AVctrl is now an authorised Sonos dealer

We are delighted to let you know that AVctrl is now an authorised Sonos dealer. Sonos is the leading wireless multi-room music system, it has a great app for both iOS and Android and you can enjoy any music in the world in any room of your home. And because it’s wireless, there is no mess andContinue reading “AVctrl is now an authorised Sonos dealer”

Nest Now Available in the UK

The Nest learning thermostat is now available in the UK. Heating control just got a whole lot cooler. The Nest Learning Thermostat remembers the temperatures you like, creates a custom schedule for your home, and turns itself down when you’re away.Use your phone, tablet or laptop to control your home by adjusting you’re home temperatures whileContinue reading “Nest Now Available in the UK”