2012 New American Home Doesn't Suck, Isn't Model of Everything Wrong With The Housing Industry

Electronics

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service equipment

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And of course, being a show home, there are enough electronics built in to run Discovery Communications, including energy management, motorized shading, video surveillance, entertainment systems, structured wiring and home automation:

Gone are the days of complex and proprietary touch panels and programming. If you have a smart phone or tablet, you already know how to control the 2012 New American Home – both in the home or anywhere with Internet access.