Hi I’m Chris New and I build Smart Homes
I’ve been a tech nerd since Junior school when my Dad gave me a broken cassette player; I took it apart and fixed it! These days I work for home automation companies designing, installing and programming smart homes and private home cinemas.
With this blog I hope to pass on my knowledge gained through experience. There are many pitfalls in designing and building a smart home whether you employ a professional or go DIY. This blog is aimed at helping you avoid some of the worst and get the most from your smart home.
I studied a HND in Sound Engineering and Multi-media Integration at the Truro campus of the University on Plymouth. Following that I did a brief stint at Bowers & Wilkins, this was quickly followed by my first job in Home Technology at Gibson Music who were based in Fulham, London; since then I have worked at five other Home Automation companies, learned how to install, design and program Home Automation Systems including Crestron, Control4, Savant, Lutron & Rako.
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