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The Latest In Net Neutrality

Latest in Net Neutrality You’ve probably seen the term “net neutrality” many times over the years and skipped past many articles discussing it. Not sure if you are for it or against it, you know that nothing has changed and its not really affecting you after all. Well, change is coming. In this blog we…

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Cedia Expo 2019 Showcase

Cedia Expo – 2019 Showcase   Recently, Advanced Integrated Controls attended the Cedia Expo in Colorado to learn about the latest and greatest home technology. The Cedia Expo is a yearly event for professionals and press to learn about the newest technologies and products emerging into the market. Awards are given out to top companies…

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Lutron HomeWorks 16.0

Lutron has announced its first update in 8 years, HomeWorks 16.0. With this update new tools and additional products will be introduced. Products such as the state of the art LED+ technology and the new Maestro PRO dimmer. Lutron will also introduce new RA2 Select, RadioRA 2 and HomeWorks in-wall dimmers. There is also a…

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WiFi 6 is Coming – The New 802.11ax

WiFi 6 is Coming  – The New 802.11ax   What is WiFi 6 – 802.11ax? WiFi 6, or 802.11ax, is the new WiFi standard expected to be released later this year. There are many new and notable features with the release of WiFi 6. The most important feature of WiFi 6 is the ability for…

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Its Time To Make The Switch

It’s Time To Make The Switch   It may be time to upgrade your light switches. Yes, your light switches. Now forgive me because I haven’t been in your office or your home, I have no idea what your light switches look like, but trust me. It is time for an upgrade.   Here’s Why…

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What is Home Automation?

What is Home Automation? Over the course of several years we have experienced an increase trend in automated homes with the rise of “smart” technology. From smart televisions to smart thermostats, our everyday lives are becoming more connected. It is now easy to control utilities and different features of your home through the internet with…

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The Truth Behind Internet Speed Tests

The Truth Behind Internet Speed Tests     It wasn’t that long ago when we were expected to wait on a website to load. A dial up connection would take forever and a webpage would slowly appear inch by inch. Flash forward twenty years and it is a whole new story. We are connected and…

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Elan Launches New Intelligent Touch Panels

Elan Launches New Intelligent Touch Panels   Earlier this year, Nortek hosted live demonstrations of two new Elan Intelligent Touch Panels at ISE 2019. No, these aren’t just regular touch panels, Elan has incorporated these bad boys with face recognition and voice control over your home systems like lighting, audio, climate, security, and more. This…

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Are Smart Thermostats Worth It?

Are Smart Thermostats Worth It?   Now you’ve probably seen or heard of smart thermostats in the home and thought “I don’t need that, mine works just fine!” You’ve heard they save on money and energy, but you’ve never really dug deeper to find the real hidden benefits and assessed if this was the right…

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AIC is a Lutron Gold Dealer

AIC is proud to be recognized by Lutron as having reached Gold Dealer status for 2018! Lutron is the leader in the lighting control industry and offers a wide selection of energy saving dimmers and lighting control solutions for homes and businesses. For more on the Lutron services we offer, we invite you to head over…