Planning Guide

A home automation system is custom built to fit around your lifestyle and needs. Whether you are looking to automate a single room or you are designing your dream home, this questionnaire will help you identify the automation features that you will enjoy and use regularly.

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ABOUT YOUR PROJECT

What type of automation project are you planning?
New home construction remodel of an existing home Retrofit of an existing home Businesses Other
What is the square footage of your Residence / Business?
1. What is the approximate value of your property?
2. What is your time frame to begin your automation project?
Within 30 days Within 31-90 days Within 4-6 months Within 7-12 months More than 12 months
3. What is your estimated budget for your automation project?
Under $2,500 $5,000-10,000 $10,000-$15,000 $20,000-$25,000 Over $25,000
4. What spaces are involved in your automation project?
Whole home/business Kitchen dining room Masterbedroom Otherbedrooms

How many?
Master bathroom Other bathrooms Family room Living room Home theater/media room Office Garage Deck/patio Pool Restaurant/bar

YOUR LIFE STYLE

Does anyone in your family have physical limitations that should be considered?
Yes [Explain if Yes]
No
Do you entertain a lot?
Yes No
Do you travel often or spend a lot of time away from your home?
Yes No
Is energy efficiency important?
Yes No
Are you a smartphone or tablet user (iOS or Android)?
Yes No
IOS Android
Do you have? MAC PC
Do you watch?
Cable TV Satellite FIOS

ABOUT YOUR GOALS

What do you want to achieve with your automation project?
Update the look of your home or business
Update the look for resale purposes
Improve the function of your home or business
Incorporate energy efficiency
Provide added security
Access and control from anywhere
What do you want to control?
Home theater/entertainment
I would like to control all of my devices with a single remote
I would like the remote to also control other functions in the home (lights, temp, shades, security)
I would like to be able to control my TV from my smartphone or tablet device
I would like the TV show/movie to pause automatically if the doorbell rings
I would like to be able to access media from the cloud to stream movies or TV shows

Whole house audio
There will be multiple people listening to varying music in different rooms at the same time
I would like to be able to control my music from a touch screen interface
I would like to be able to stream music directly from my phone throughout my Smart Home System
I would like to be able to access music from the cloud (Rhapsody, TuneIn, Pandora, etc.)

Lighting
I would like to have all of my lights turn off with one button press
I would like to have my lights dim automatically when a movie is started
I would like to have my shades or blinds controlled with my same lighting controls
I would like certain lights to be controlled automatically based on time of day
I would like to control my lights from my smartphone or tablet device

Comfort (heating and cooling)
I would like to be able to control my thermostat from any device with my Smart Home System
I would like to control my gas fireplace and tie it into my HVAC system
I would like to put my house into "Vacation" mode with one button, saving me energy while I'm away
I would like my shades to raise and lower automatically, based on time of day, to conserve energy
I would like my thermostat to set my house to the perfect temperature as I wake up every morning

Security and monitoring
I would like to control my alarm system through my Control4 system
I would like automated door locks that automatically lock and unlock with my security code
I would like cameras tied into my system for secure monitoring and control
I would like to receive an alert on my phone if my garage door stays open
I would like to be able to check on and control my home from anywhere

Communication
I would like to communicate with people in different rooms through an intercom
I would like to receive an alert if my house detects a water leak
I would like to receive an alert when my front door/garage door is opened
I would like to receive an alert if my smoke detector battery is low

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