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The Difference Between Home Automation and Smart Home Control

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Experience the Ultimate in Luxury Living with a Home Automation System

You’ll often hear the terms smart home control and home automation used interchangeably. While both work together to enhance everyday living, there is a key difference. 

Smart home control refers to the ecosystem of connected devices managed by a central controller. At Argenta, we partner with Control4, a leader in smart home living. Because they’re an open platform, they integrate with nearly every device, making managing your smart home a seamless experience. 

A home automation system encompasses this technology while referring to the automated aspects. By learning your lifestyle, we program your home to respond automatically, creating the perfect environment effortlessly.

Let’s explore what it’s like to live in a smart home programmed for success in Salt Lake City, UT.

Home Automation Systems Create a Smarter and Simpler Way to Live

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Experience the Luxury and Convenience of a System Designed Around Your Needs

Technology is an ever-growing part of our modern lives, with products enhancing our work, play, and lifestyle. A professionally installed home automation system offers more than idle distractions—it offers the luxury of a home that fits your needs and desires.  

Your home is more than a collection of devices; it is an intimate ecosystem that invigorates, entertains, and sustains you. Your control system should be built as a personalized concierge that utilizes intuitive interfaces and a network of interconnected controls. With the touch of a button, regulate your home’s operation, from heating and cooling to multiroom AV and human-centric lighting.

Are you looking to make your Salt Lake City, UT, home more connected to you? Then continue reading to find out how. 


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One of the benefits of smart technology is having the luxury of personalized comfort and convenience. Within your house, temperature and humidity are the most significant factors influencing your mood, motivation, and overall sense of well-being. 

A premier home automation system managing your interiors helps you sleep more soundly, brings balance, and saves energy. At the touch of a button or with sensors, your home automatically adjusts as the day progresses, furnishing you with a consistent level of comfort and security. 

Are you ready to see how creating an individualized ecosystem in your Salt Lake City, UT, home enhances how you live, work, and play? Read below to find out more. 

Let Home Automation Be Your Holiday Helper This Season


Learn 3 amazing ways to take advantage of Control4 home automation for a more comfortable and relaxing holiday season

While the holiday season is a festive and happy time, it can also be busy, stressful, and overwhelming. And as we wind down 2020 — a historically stressful year by anyone’s standards — your reserves may be running on low for managing a hectic holiday season on top of everything. This year, take advantage of your Control4 home automation system to make the next month a little smoother, more comfortable and more relaxing in your Park City, UT, home. Keep reading to learn how home automation can help you during the holidays.

What Does the Ideal Home Automation System Look Like?


Unlock the full potential of automated lighting, climate, audio/video, security and more with the right whole-home automation system

Whole-home automation can truly elevate your lifestyle from ordinary to luxurious. With home automation, you have the power to enjoy all the little things in life: lights that turn on by themselves when you enter a room, a thermostat that adjusts itself to your desired temperature during the day and a smart coffeemaker that starts brewing coffee as soon as your alarm goes off in the morning.

To achieve this bliss in your Salt Lake City, UT, home, you must start with the right home automation system, the brain of your smart home. Keep reading to learn what the ideal automation hub looks like and why you should consider hiring a professional integrator to install your new system.


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