"What is an electronic systems contractor ... ? An ESC is an individual or company specially trained to provide design, integration, installation and field maintenance of low-voltage electronic systems for the home. These technicians can help you ... , from setting up a house-wide wi-fi network, to installing a home theater, to creating a comprehensive system that allows a homeowner to monitor energy consumption, control lighting, heating, cooling, security and other systems from a single integrated touchscreen."
Check out these beautiful media rooms and control screens that monitor your systems and energy use. And if you don't want your big TV screen in your face, you can hide it in the ceiling. Link: 9 Cool Home Technology Trends : Slideshow : HGTV Pro
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