Garrett-Walker Homes to Install Clare Smart Home System in Housing Development Garrett-Walker Homes will install Clare Controls automation systems in its latest housing development in Avondale, AZ.RS Staff ⋅ Feb 4, 2016 To provide smart home technology in the Del Rio Ranch community of Avondale, AZ, Garrett-Walker Homes has turned to Clare Controls to install a range of products in 130 homes as part of its standard base package. Clare will add a hub to each home that enables control of heating and cooling systems, as well as the potential to add on other capabilities such as lighting, security, and home entertainment. “Home buyers are now requesting the latest technology, but finding a solid and practical solution has been challenging,” said Karen Dresher, director of operations, Garrett-Walker Homes. “Clare Controls meets our needs and the needs of our customers with easy-to-use, affordable products, along with extensive customer support.” With Clare Controls, homeowners can scale their smart home systems based on their lifestyle and needs. In addition to the standard smart home package, the systems can be upgraded to add an extra layer of comfort and convenience. Offerings include common area and master suite lighting, enhanced safety and security, and streaming music packages. “Garrett-Walker Homes is a great partner for Clare Controls to deliver smart home technologies to the residents of Del Rio Ranch as they are forward-thinking and emphasize quality and value,” said Brett Price, Clare Controls CEO. “We’re committed to the builder community by providing quality products that are simple to use, install and maintain. We also provide valuable sales and market support programs to drive builders’ businesses.” The systems allow homeowners to control aspects of their home locally or remotely, with Android and iOS compatible devices. Del Rio Ranch residents will be able manage the heating and cooling functions for their thermostats, as well as any other products they have connected to the Clare hub. Additionally, the myClareHome Premium app enables homeowners to create their own scenes, schedules, and notifications. The app also sends alerts about changes within their home.