About

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.

Experience

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.

I currently work for Modus Vivendi Installations, based in Maidstone, UK as their Head of Engineering. I am also a Director of Key Digital UK who specialise in HD Video Distribution.

Head on over to the Blog to get started designing your own Smart Home

If you liked this post you can subscribe and be the first to know when new content is added.