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Universal design that delivers Vantage automation accessible for everyone

Project Evaluation

Project Challenge

This is a new home. One of the family members has a disability and is confined to a wheelchair. The challenge was to create a universally accessible environment with complete home control including lighting, comfort and all entertainment functions.

Vantage Solution

The InFusion system was installed to give the homeowner complete access to lighting, comfort and entertainment controls via Vantage keypads, touchscreens and via the Vantage iPad app. Controlled lighting loads include incandescent, fluorescent and LEDs. The Vantage solution offers smooth and coordinated dimming of scenes combining all load types. In addition the Energy Management solution provides real- time feedback on energy consumption and savings.

Project Benefits

Vantage's complete automation solution provides an added measure of comfort, entertainment and dramatic lighting scenes. The Vantage system allows the homeowner to enjoy audio and video throughout the 6,200 square foot home. The use of sophisticated BTicino Axolute and Vantage EasyTouch II keypads allows the owner to alter the mood in the home at the touch of a button. The Vantage iPhone and iPad apps were installed to ensure that the homeowner could control settings from his wheelchair anywhere in the home.

Project Details

Vantage Application Residential
Project Name Universal Design Home
Project Location Austin, Texas
Square Footage 6,200 sf
Project Details 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths

Vantage Products Incorporated

Enclosures 4
InFusion Controller 1
Keypads 39
Controlled Lighting Loads, Including LEDs 103
Thermostats 5
Vantage 850 2, 11 Audio Zones (Wired for 18)
TPT1040 Touchscreen 3
TPT650 Touchscreen 2
Energy Management System 2 Meters
Software Design Center, Vantage iPad App

Integration Partners
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Quantity

Model

DSC Security 1 1864 w/ IT-100; certified driver
Pentair Pool and Spa control 1 Certified Driver
Audio Sources 4 DMM, iPod Doc, Roku/Pandora, Satellite
Cameras 4 Panasonic
Video Sources 4 DirecTV, AppleTV, Roku, Integra BluRay
Great Room 1 80” Sharp
Media Room 1 Motorized Filmscreen, Integra Receiver
RTI Handheld Remotes 2 RTI T2-CS+

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