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RCS selects Control4 for home automation role at prestigious UK residential development
In the UK’s largest single residential deployment of home automation technology to date, specialist installer RCS is integrating Control4® systems to control home entertainment, lighting, heating, ventilation and air con (HVAC).
Amsterdam, NL – ISE Stand 11H78 – 31 January, 2012 – Control4, a leading innovator in residential and light commercial automation systems, working with RCS Pro AV, London-based bespoke AV & Home Automation installers, has today announced its products have been chosen by RCS Pro AV as preferred control systems for the exclusive 375 Kensington High Street residential development by St Edward, a joint venture company owned by Berkeley and the Prudential, in London, UK. In the UK’s largest single residential deployment of home automation technology to date, specialist installer RCS is integrating Control4® systems to control home entertainment, lighting, heating, ventilation and air con (HVAC).
Richard Reid, Managing Director at RCS said: “St Edward was looking for premium technology that would add an extra draw for the executive clientele of this highly desirable development. It was important that the control products we chose were both simple to use and would complement the design aesthetic of the interiors. Our installation of Control4 automation sets a new benchmark for luxury at the most exclusive end of the residential market.”
Residents at 375 Kensington High Street will be able use the Control4® MyHome® application with their Android or Apple-based PCs, smartphones and tablets, or Control4 7” Touch Screens to control whole-home lighting and entertainment including music and movie libraries. In addition, homeowners can easily upgrade their Control4 system functionality to add temperature control, shades or security or add personalized options through an array of control and social apps available in the Contol4 4Store.
Hamish Neale, Control4’s Territory Sales Manager EMEA, said: “There has been a lot of talk on the promise of the smart home and thanks to our relationships with forward-looking dealers such as RCS Pro AV; we are making this a reality. People often don’t recognise the benefits that home automation offers until they experience them and we’re confident that the residents of 375 Kensington High Street will appreciate the extent to which home control can improve their quality of life.”
The exclusive first phases of 375 Kensington High Street – Charles House, Wolfe House and Trinity House, are not available for preview. Prominently positioned on High Street Kensington, all offer a luxury specification which is being showcased at St Edward’s new off-site Executive Marketing Suite and demonstration apartment. To express interest or to arrange an appointment to view, please call 020 7720 4000 or visit www.375kensingtonhighstreet.co.uk.
For more information on Control4, please visit www.control4.com. For more information on RCS Pro AV, please visit http://www.rcsproav.co.uk.
Control4 is a leading provider of automation systems for homes and businesses by offering personalized control of lighting, music, video, energy, and security through more than 2,200 custom integrators, retail outlets, and distributors in over 72 countries. By delivering insightfully simple personalized control solutions that enhance the lives of individuals and families, Control4 is the automation platform of choice for consumers, major consumer electronics companies, hotels, and businesses around the world. For more information visit www.control4.com.
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