7 Smart Home Ideas that Creates a Luxury Experience

If you’re a home builder or an interior designer specializing and specifying products that creates an experiential space for your clients, you’ll want to pay close attention because I’ve got 7 smart home ideas that will elevate your projects to the next level. Side note: These are products outside of the kitchen and bath category that I’ve all ready mentioned in a previous episode. Let’s dive right in.

  1. Smart Lighting Systems
    In the realm of luxury, the brands Lutron and Philips Hue reign supreme. These lighting systems are not just functional, they are a work of art that allow your clients to control the ambiance of every room with precision. Whether your clients prefer a dim, cozy setting or a vibrant, colorful atmosphere, the possibilities are endless. Smart lighting is a great way to elevate your projects.
  2. Smart Thermostats
    The brands Nest and Ecobee are most popular especially due to their visual design. These smart thermostats are like your projects’ personal climate concierge. They learn the homeowners’ preferences, adapt to their routines, and even provide them with energy reports. The products from these brands are about maintaining the perfect climate while being energy-efficient.
  3. Smart Security Systems
    When it comes to top-notch security, think Ring or Arlo. These systems offer high-resolution cameras, motion detection, real-time alerts, spot light features, voice enabled features and remote monitoring. With these brands, your clients’ peace of mind becomes an integral part of your luxury home package and experience. Keep in mind, Amazon is also playing in this space.
  4. Smart Audio Systems
    The brands Sonos and Bose provide more than just incredible sound quality and a home theater audio like experience. They offer wireless connectivity, smart app environmental optimization set up, sleek design choices from in-wall to standard style speakers and much more. Whether you’re designing a space for your clients to host grand parties or they are looking to enjoy high-quality sound throughout all their spaces, these systems are a must-consider when designing all your rooms.
  5. Smart Blinds and Curtains
    The brand Lutron, among others, offers motorized blinds and curtains that can adjust based on the time of day or based on specific preferences from your clients. It’s all about luxury, convinces and energy efficiency when specifying smart blinds or curtains.
  6. Smart Irrigation Systems
    Brands like Hunter make sure the lawns of your homes stay well taken care of while conserving water. You clients will be able to monitor, optimize and control the sprinkler system from anywhere.
  7. Smart Home Automation Systems
    The brand Control4 can bring it all together. They offer a single point of control for all your client’s smart devices, creating a truly connected experiential luxury home. We are talking about full control of lights, blinds, security and entertainment, all rolled in to one.

To end, considering these smart systems and devices for your next project can turn any home into a luxury home. When done right, you can create a luxury experience that enhance the living experience for your clients. Remember, luxury isn’t a price tag, it’s about creating meaningful unique experiences that benefits your clients unknown needs.

Shaun Ayala

Kitchen & Bath Marketer – Pacific Sales/Best Buy