Control4 System Assuages Homeowner’s Fears During Wildfire

Jul 18

Written by: Lindsey Adler
7/18/2012 11:10 AM  RssIcon

I’m always fascinated by out-of-the-box applications for home control systems. One such example comes from a Colorado homeowner that used a Control4 system to monitor his home in the path of a Colorado wildfire, one of several that has left a wide swath of destruction across the Rocky Mountains this summer.
 
 
 
These pictures of the High Park Fire in Colorado were taken by the Colorado National Guard. You can see more of them here.
“The Control4 system has been invaluable during the High Park Fire. Not only have I been able to ease my own fears, but those of neighbors and relatives. I have been able to see work the firefighters did on my property and verify the temperature in the house, in addition to verifying that our house is standing and secure,” Ron Ames told his Control4 dealer, Lenard Gale of ImagineMore/Northern Lights
 
“Being able to check on things in Colorado when I’m in a meeting in Milwaukee is priceless,” he stated.
 
Ames’ home is outfitted with more than 20 different Control4 products, including HC-200 and HC-800 controllers, SR-250 remotes, 4-Sight software, a MyHome Site License, and Kwikset locks.
 
ImagineMore/Northern Lights is based in Greeley, CO, and in addition to home theater systems, specializes in custom lighting, as well as other luxury home products. The dealer serves northern Colorado, the Denver metro area, and also Cheyenne and Laramie, WY. 
 
The High Park fire singed more than 87,000 acres, according to statistics cited in the Denver Post and over $38.5 million worth of homes were destroyed, according to the Larimer County Assessor’s Office, as reported by the Fort Collins Coloradoan.
 
While its unfortunate that it took a terrifying and destructive natural disaster to uncover this unconventional success story, it serves as a vivid reminder that AV systems achieve much more than entertainment. 

1 comment(s) so far...


Gravatar

Re: Control4 System Assuages Homeowner’s Fears During Wildfire

What a great story. This story can hold true for all automation systems not just control 4.

By Ray on   7/18/2012 1:27 PM

Your name:
Gravatar Preview
Your email:
(Optional) Email used only to show Gravatar.
Your website:
Title:
Comment:
Security Code
CAPTCHA image
Enter the code shown above in the box below
Add Comment   Cancel 

 

Archive
<December 2014>
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
30123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031123
45678910
Monthly
December, 2014 (12)
November, 2014 (10)
October, 2014 (19)
September, 2014 (21)
August, 2014 (13)
July, 2014 (15)
June, 2014 (12)
May, 2014 (12)
April, 2014 (14)
March, 2014 (15)
February, 2014 (14)
January, 2014 (24)
December, 2013 (11)
November, 2013 (12)
October, 2013 (15)
September, 2013 (19)
August, 2013 (18)
July, 2013 (19)
June, 2013 (12)
May, 2013 (18)
April, 2013 (17)
March, 2013 (13)
February, 2013 (16)
January, 2013 (26)
December, 2012 (9)
November, 2012 (11)
October, 2012 (16)
September, 2012 (11)
August, 2012 (15)
July, 2012 (13)
June, 2012 (8)
May, 2012 (9)
April, 2012 (10)
March, 2012 (7)
February, 2012 (11)
January, 2012 (14)
December, 2011 (5)
November, 2011 (12)
October, 2011 (8)
September, 2011 (4)
August, 2011 (7)
July, 2011 (11)
June, 2011 (12)
May, 2011 (8)
April, 2011 (6)
March, 2011 (9)
February, 2011 (10)
January, 2011 (9)
December, 2010 (4)
November, 2010 (7)
October, 2010 (4)
September, 2010 (9)
August, 2010 (7)
July, 2010 (8)
June, 2010 (12)
May, 2010 (6)
April, 2010 (8)
March, 2010 (10)
February, 2010 (11)
January, 2010 (1)
December, 2009 (6)
November, 2009 (6)
October, 2009 (11)
September, 2009 (6)
August, 2009 (4)
July, 2009 (4)
June, 2009 (5)
May, 2009 (7)
April, 2009 (9)
March, 2009 (7)
February, 2009 (9)
January, 2009 (8)
December, 2008 (9)
November, 2008 (6)
October, 2008 (7)
September, 2008 (7)
August, 2008 (3)
July, 2008 (5)
May, 2008 (1)
April, 2008 (4)
March, 2008 (3)
February, 2008 (5)
January, 2008 (2)
November, 2007 (1)
October, 2007 (4)
September, 2007 (2)
August, 2007 (3)
July, 2007 (4)
June, 2007 (6)
May, 2007 (6)
April, 2007 (4)
March, 2007 (4)

 

Skip Navigation Links.
Skip Navigation Links.
download

The Three Ways to Business Profitability
Read More»
By John Sciacca

How Are You Handling the 4K Holiday Sales Blitz?
Read More»
By Heather L. Sidorowicz

Let Partner Trade Professionals Do What They Do Best
Read More»
By Todd Anthony Puma

How Many Band-Aids Will 4K Require?
Read More»
By Taft Stricklin

‘What Would You Do If It Were You?’
Read More»
By John Sciacca

Slide Show
Slide Show

Audio Video Systems, Plainview, NY
Slide Show

Station Earth, Fergus, Ontario, Canada
Slide Show

Audio Command Systems, Westbury, NY
Slide Show

Evolution Video and Sound, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Free old school runescape cash for gold : Show RS Items Screenshots on RSorder Facebook
Read More»
Why not to join safewow Chrismas event for 8% off and free cheap gold for wow giveaway
Read More»
left-hander Bruce Chen on the disabled list with a swollen disc
Read More»
over his first three seasons has inspired little
Read More»
World Cup in Brazil. Cesar is the latest addition
Read More»
Jets with three goals and four assists.
Read More»
left. Three plays later, Moore found Miller again fo
Read More»
06-08, has not played in the tourna
Read More»
my column next week? Lets put it this way.
Read More»
knee-on-knee hit intentionally.
Read More»