SMART =
Great Links to
Helpful Information

Planning and upgrading your home is one of the finer pursuits of life.

When the improvements safeguard your family and irreplaceable keepsakes,
it's time doubly well-spent.

When the changes dramatically enhance entertainment value, like a great home theater and music room, family and friends will applaud your SMART move!

The Internet has a ton of great resources to increase your expertise.
Here are some of our favorite sites below:



Home Security Tips

Home Burglary Prevention from US Insurance Net
"After a recent scare with a student's home, I wanted to bring up the issue of home security with my kids. We talked about how even though their parents hold the majority of the responsibility for the safety of their home, they can help as well. Your page (this page you are reading) was a great resource and we thank you. Another page also stood out to us, and I wanted to pass it along to you: (click on link above to view)



Expert Burglary Protection Tips
LifeTips.com
"Knowing the common motives and goals of burglars will help you devise a home security plan that keeps you and your family safe."


Fire, Smoke and Carbon Monoxide (CO) detection options (PDF download)
GE Security
Discusses the advantages of monitored protection versus store-bought detectors and older 120v systems.



Energy Saving Tips

PDF format Guide
Energy Star
A comprehensive guide titled "Putting Energy into Profits: Energy Star Guide for Small Business" (recommended!)



Manufacturers' Web Sites (alphabetical order)

AIN Group

Alarm.com

Hayman Safes

Interlogix

Klipsch

Kwikset Home Connect

Legrand

Pioneer

Toshiba



Partner Links & Memberships (alphabetical order)

Bend Chamber of Commerce


CMIT Solutions


Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association (CEDIA)

Central Oregon Builders Association

Kids Center (Atlas Smart Homes donation)


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HOME SECURITY TIPS

ENERGY SAVING TIPS
MANUFACTURERS' SITES

PARTNER LINKS