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Lutron Products Save You Money and Energy!

As many of you know, Lutron is one of our best-selling product lines here at Digital Interiors and for good reason. Lutron products are some of the best in the industry. Luton specializes in creating lighting solutions that save energy which in turn protects the environment, and your wallet.

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How does Lutron save energy?

By incorporating dimming switches, as well as sensors, and lighting control systems, Lutron products are leading the way when it comes to energy saving. They also offer window solutions to manage daylight and help with the costs of heating and cooling, saving energy for both your home and business. The money you save in the first year alone covers the initial cost of the dimmer!

How does Lutron save me money?

At home, dimming your lights not only saves on your electrical costs, but also extends the life of your bulbs. Installing more energy efficient lights may also qualify you for rebates and incentive programs from your electrical company. Lutron’s shades and blinds also contribute to energy saving, as well as money saving. Their motorized shades and blinds keep inside temperatures steady, reducing your overall heating and cooling costs. Digital Interiors can install dimmer switches, as well as motorized blinds, making your choice for an installation company very simple.

Digital Interiors is proud to offer a wide variety of energy saving Lutron products, so call us today if this sounds like something you would like for your home or business.

Sign Up For CEDIA Classes!

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In order to stay up-do-date with all of the latest the industry has to offer, certain re-certification classes are necessary. By requiring re-certification, organizations such as NAHB, NARI, AIA, AIBD, IDCEC, and ASID ensure that their professionals are the absolute best at their jobs. Digital Interiors if proud to offer these courses to industry professionals, to keep them abreast of everything new in the industry. One of our own, Mr. George Ide, was actually recognized as CEDIA National Instructor of the Year 2014, not only qualifying him to teach, but honoring him with being the best teacher in the nation for these courses!

Why should choose Digital Interiors?

Not only do we have an award-winning teacher on our team, but we are also well-respected in the area of home renovation.

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How does certification matter to the home owner?

By having a member of our team not only be CEDIA certified, but also earn the prestigious award for National Instructor of the Year, we have a bit of an edge on the competition. George maintains his certification in order to stay up-to-date with the newest trends in home automation. He then passes his knowledge onto his students, making them better employees of the respective companies!

Well, that sounds cool! How can my employees sign up?

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 Digital Interiors has set up two brand new classes: Technology for Outdoor Spaces & Using Technology Systems to Help Homeowners Live a  Greener Life, and we are accepting enrollees now! To find out additional information, please Contact Us! We would love to pass our knowledge onto  you and your family!

Don’t Be Afraid In Your Own Home

Unfortunately, crime is something that cannot be ignored in the world. Chances are, you or someone you know has been a victim of a crime, whether violent or not; it is just the way of our society. There are ways you can protect yourself against being victimized however, most of which are fairly common knowledge, but we thought we would remind you of a few:

  • Always be aware of your surroundings
  • Always lock your doors, even when you are home
  • Always lock your car doors
  • Never leave your valuables in plain sight, this goes for your car or home
  • Always report any suspicious behavior to your local authorities
  • Never open the door for someone you do not know Fearful woman

One step that will definitely help you feel safer is installing a security system in your home, and Digital Interiors can help with that! We carry and install the Honeywell Security Systems in the homes and businesses of our customers. There are several Honeywell Security System options to choose from, including: Tuxedo Touch™, and Lynx Touch by Honeywell. We are proud to provide this product and stand behind our promise to be with you every step of the way, including consulting, design services, system integration, training, and

You will have a newfound peace of mind with a security system, and we would be proud to work with you to integrate it into your home. If this sounds like something that would appeal to you and your family, please feel free to Contact Us today!

Lutron Products Are The Best In The Industry!

Have you ever heard of a company called Lutron? Of course you have! They have been around for about 70 years, and revolutionized the lighting industry, both for commercial and residential properties. Founded by Joel and Ruth Spira in the early 1960’s, the company has been growing ever since! At Digital Interiors in Alpharetta, Georgia, we are proud to offer, and install Lutron products in our customers’ homes and businesses, and we wanted to present their newest products!Lutron Lights by Digital Interiors

  1. HomeWorks QS- this revolutionary total home control system synchronizes all of your lights, both interior and exterior, as well as electric light, and daylight. It also syncs your other systems, from different manufacturers, to incorporate audio-vusual and HVAC control. This is all done in the most energy saving way possible!

  2. Lutron myRoom™- This system centralizes your lighting, temperature, and shade control options. Each individual system can be customized to performance, and budget requirements, and comes in two tiers: myRoom prime and myRoom plus.

  3. Quantum Vue Facility Management Software- This brand NEW tool enables you to manage your home or office remotely. You can easily monitor, and control your Lutron system from a touch of a button on your tablet, PC, or smartphone.

We hope you have enjoyed learning about Lutron’s newest products, and we hope you will contact us if you decide that one of these may be right for you. We are the experts in installation, and maintenance, and care about our customers. Also, be sure to follow us on all of our social channels: Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus!

Digital Projectors Are All the Rage!

If you are a technophile, you probably already know or already have one installed in your elite home theater. If you run a military training course that uses simulation as part of the training you probably have one, or if you are a part of the Command and Control sector, you may have one. What are we talking about? Digital Interiors was the first in the country to install the brand new $150,000 Insight 4k LED projector, and we want to tell you a little bit about it!Insight 4k LED projector

For people or institutions in need of a projection system with superb color saturation, stable color, and lumen maintenance stability with a long life span, this projector may be for you! You will be able to have the luxury of a fantastic movie theater experience without the hassle of leaving your home! The military applications of this device are impressive as well. Now, simulations can be more realistic than ever before, resulting in better training for our men and women in arms.

With the projector having 3,000 lumens, this is the brightest LED projection to date. The brightness, three chip DLP technology, and true 4K resolution (4096×2160), make it a triple threat. If this is something you may be interested in, we would love to hear from you! As the leaders in home technology, not to mention the very first to install this type of projector, we know what we are doing, and can install one for you! Simply give us a call at: (770) 844-5800, or log onto our Contact Us page, and ask one of our friendly and helpful experts about it! We would be delighted to help you every step of the way!

Protect Yourself With Home Automation!

As few as ten years ago, a “smart home” seemed futuristic and not at all accessible for the masses.  Alas, it has happened! Home automation is still considered a luxury, but one more and more people

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can access fairly easily.

There are many, many perks to having a home automation system.

-It makes your life easier

-It reminds you of things you may have forgotten

-It helps you keep track of your children

-It adds an extra level of security to your home and belongings

The security aspect is what we would like to focus on today. Now, more than ever before, security is a top priority for many Americans. More and more security systems are going into homes, and now more than ever, your best defense against burglars is to outsmart them. Most thieves are going to monitor a home’s patterns so pick a time when the homeowners are not there to break in. If you are going on a trip, or just do not want people knowing when you are home, a home automation system is a fantastic resource, as you do not have to physically be home for your lights to come on! It will give the illusion that someone is home, therefore deterring thieves!

Digital Interiors offers many home automation systems, and one is bound to be perfect for your home’s needs! We have whole home automation and are with you every step of the way. We offer: consulting, design, installation, system integration, training, and, of course, support. So, if you want to protect your loved ones, your belongings, and your home, contact us!

A Great End to a Great Year!

The holidays are a time of gathering together and celebrating with those to whom you are the closest. This is true of families, friends, and yes, even companies. On Saturday December 12th, all the members of Digital Interiors gathered together to share a meal, and spend time together outside of work.

Chuck and Donna

Chuck Schlick is in charge of the business development at Digital Interiors, meaning he orchestrates the events, lunch & learns, education classes, company functions and more. He does about 15 events per year, with 3 to 4 being 50 people or more. He was in charge of planning and executing this year’s Christmas party. This year, in addition to the traditional White Elephant gift exchange (or Dirty Santa), he also included Bingo, a prize wheel, and a raffle.

The party was held at the CooCoo’s Nest in Cumming, GA, and included a dinner of delectable prime rib, shrimp scampi, and chicken Marsala, with the most delicious sides you have ever had in your life.  After dinner, Ron Rimawi, our president, did a recap of our year, after which we went downstairs only to be greeted by a live band and we proceeded to dance the night away! It was a great time had by all, and a great chance for our team members to meet and mingle with their co-workers and their families. We hope to see everyone next year!

Check out this great pic we got of Chuck and his beautiful wife, Donna!t year for our annual Christmas party!

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Featured Product: Lutron Lighting

Lutron is a company that prides itself on being both technology-centered, as well as people-centered. In the late 1950’s, a physicist named Joel Spira began experimenting with light in his New York City lab. Spira discovered that the art of light dimming could be used for residential purposes by replacing the rheostat with a thyristor, a type of transistor invented a few years prior. Spira’s invention was not only innovative, but practical and economical because it significantly cut energy costs. His fascination and passion Lutron Lightingfor all things lighting is what led to the creation of Lutron, a very successful, worldwide company.

One of Lutron’s products that we are excited about is the Triathlon WIDR battery-powered roller shades. These shades have gotten an upgrade, and now feature:

• A smaller roll-up diameter available for any rollers shades of this size, the smallest for this size shade in fact

• A smoother movement for the entire range of motion, including stops and starts

• An infinity spring, which will last longer than 100 years, if operated normally

• A deeper fabric-wrapped fascia, which is easier to match other shade aesthetics in the room

• A battery boost option which enhances battery life significantly (up to 80%)

At Digital Interiors, we are proud to offer such an outstanding product to our customers, and would be happy to install it in your home. Think of the possibilities that Triathlon battery-powered shades could open up for you! You can wirelessly control the natural lighting with a push of a button! For more information about Lutron products, go to their website or simply ask one of our experts at Digital Interiors, and call us for an estimate at: (770) 844-5800

What’s Trending at This Year’s Home For The Holidays Showhouse?

With December officially in motion, all of the holiday sights, sounds, and smells abound! December also means it is time for the Atlanta Holiday Home! We are so excited to be a gold level sponsor of the 2015 Atlanta Home for the Holidays and thought we would share some of the exciting trends, many of which will be at the show this year!

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We think most people would rather stay home and watch their favorite movie, than go out and battle crowds while spending money and listening to that one screaming baby at the local movie theater. This is why we offer the Home Theater Experience! The team at Digital Interiors are skilled in the areas of picture quality, acoustics, and lighting as well as giving you, the power to customize your movie watching experience!

The whole home control is a trend that has been gaining momentum in the recent past. This innovation allows many “sub-systems” to work harmoniously and be controlled by one centrally controlled system. This makes your life easier and saves on your energy costs.

What good is having great artwork if the mood is off? The Whole Home Entertainment system combines music and lighting to create the perfect ambiance for your home! Completely customizable, it is perfect for a family! Mom can listen to oldies in her study, while dad listens to the game in the living room, and the kids jam out to the latest tune from their favorite pop star in the basement! It can be used for the outdoors too!

These are just some of the featured items at the home show this year. To find out more about our showcase items, click the link, and we hope to see you at this year’s Atlanta Holiday Home!

2015 Atlanta Housing Summit Recap

At Digital Interiors, we are always looking to learn about the newest trends and the latest in luxury home automation. The way we do this by attending shows, becoming sponsors of said shows, and networking with other designers in our area. Recently, team members from Digital Interiors attended the 2015 Atlanta Housing Summit, where they gained valuable information on what is happening in the high-end home automation market, especially in the areas of motorized shades and blinds and lighting control. For those who do not know, the Atlanta Housing Summit is an event for business leaders in the Atlanta Real Estate market to learn and network from an expert panel about the latest trends in the luxury home market. All proceeds benefited Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA), one of the leading pediatric hospitals in the country. There were over 100 people, including vendors, in attendance.

Ron Rimawi & George Ide meeting Bill Harrison

This event was held on Thursday October 22nd from 4:30-7:30, and it raised  record breaking amounts for CHOA. The event was complete with an open bar,  silent auction, prize wheel, and more! All of the silent auction items came through  gracious donations,and we had more than ever this year! We would like to say a  big ‘thank you’ to everyone who donated. Another shout out  goes to the awesome  guest speaker, Mr. Bill Harrison of Harrison Design (pictured left with Ron Rimawi and George Ide), for his time.

 We gleaned valuable information about 2016 market trends at the show, and    made some invaluable connections. We would like to thank everyone who  participated for their time and energy. We hope to see all of you next year!