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Nuclear Reactors for Home Use: A Practical Future or Science Fiction?

Nuclear Reactors for Home Use

As concerns over energy sustainability grow in the face of an aging grid, homeowners are increasingly exploring alternative sources of power. One potential source that is gaining traction is the use of small modular reactors (SMRs) – nuclear reactors adapted for home use. A notable development came in the late 2000s with Toshiba’s introduction of […]

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How to Make Smart Homes Guest-Friendly

Smart thermostats, Smart TVs, Smart outlets, Smart security cameras, Smart phone charging stations, and Smart lights are just some of the many Smart Home features those looking to upgrade their homes might consider. But what about when guests come to visit? Those features might be nice for you, but they can leave guests in the […]

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Smart Vacuums: The Perfect Housekeeper for a Smart Home

Smart Homes are getting smarter, and the market size for innovative dwellings could reach $503.1 billion by 2032. That sure is a lot of floors to clean. And in the world of smart homes, technology gets to play housekeeper. Bring on the smart vacuums! Tod Caflisch, Owner of Smart Home on the Range and Lumen […]

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Is Amazon Sidewalk the Next Step in Smart Home Development?

In episode two of Smart Home on the Range, a podcast devoted to the step-by-step design and construction process of a new smart home and other content, Tod Caflisch walks us through some of the mysteries surrounding Smart Home devices and one of Amazon’s newer technologies, Amazon Sidewalk. Caflisch started his renovation projects about seven […]

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Is There a Right or Wrong Smart Home Lock?

Home security is nothing to mess with, so picking the right smart home lock is critical. But how will you know which one to choose when there are so many options—full replacement deadbolts, adapters for existing deadbolts, doorknob replacements, and various trigger options such as fingerprints and geofencing? Wait! Back up. Why even consider […]

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In a recent episode of the Secured podcast hosted by Mike Matranga and Mike Monsive of ASAP Security Services, the tragic case of a transgender student named Nicks Benedict from Oklahoma grabbed national attention. Benedict, a 16-year-old who identified with he and they pronouns, died by suicide after a bullying incident at school. The […]

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Acoustics CAD Simulation: The Future of Aerospace Design
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As industries strive to meet stringent noise regulations and enhance acoustic performance, acoustic CAD simulation has become an essential tool in aerospace design. The European Environment Agency reports that noise pollution affects the well-being of millions, emphasizing the need for advanced acoustic solutions to mitigate these effects. What cutting-edge strategies and technologies can address […]

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Forum Mobility Leads Sustainable Supply Chain Revolution with Zero-Emission Vehicles Subscription Model
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As Earth Day shines a spotlight on environmental stewardship, the conversation around sustainability has extended its roots deep into the veins of the global supply chain. With stringent regulations coming into effect in California, mandating the transition to zero-emission vehicles for port entry, the race to adapt has been catalyzed. This push towards sustainability, […]

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It’s About Time Healthcare Had a Geek Squad
April 22, 2024

As healthcare embraces technological innovation, could bringing a Geek Squad service approach from companies like Best Buy Health lead this transformation? The sector is witnessing a seismic shift with the integration of advanced technology and home-based care. Gastroenterological issues have surged by 20% in the past decade, highlighting the need for this tech-driven approach […]

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Nuclear Reactors for Home Use
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Nuclear Reactors for Home Use: A Practical Future or Science Fiction?
May 25, 2023

As concerns over energy sustainability grow in the face of an aging grid, homeowners are increasingly exploring alternative sources of power. One potential source that is gaining traction is the use of small modular reactors (SMRs) – nuclear reactors adapted for home use. A notable development came in the late 2000s with Toshiba’s introduction of […]

Read More
How to Make Smart Homes Guest-Friendly

Smart thermostats, Smart TVs, Smart outlets, Smart security cameras, Smart phone charging stations, and Smart lights are just some of the many Smart Home features those looking to upgrade their homes might consider. But what about when guests come to visit? Those features might be nice for you, but they can leave guests in the […]

Read More
Smart Vacuums: The Perfect Housekeeper for a Smart Home

Smart Homes are getting smarter, and the market size for innovative dwellings could reach $503.1 billion by 2032. That sure is a lot of floors to clean. And in the world of smart homes, technology gets to play housekeeper. Bring on the smart vacuums! Tod Caflisch, Owner of Smart Home on the Range and Lumen […]

Read More
Is Amazon Sidewalk the Next Step in Smart Home Development?

In episode two of Smart Home on the Range, a podcast devoted to the step-by-step design and construction process of a new smart home and other content, Tod Caflisch walks us through some of the mysteries surrounding Smart Home devices and one of Amazon’s newer technologies, Amazon Sidewalk. Caflisch started his renovation projects about seven […]

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Architecture & Design
Is There a Right or Wrong Smart Home Lock?
April 21, 2023

Home security is nothing to mess with, so picking the right smart home lock is critical. But how will you know which one to choose when there are so many options—full replacement deadbolts, adapters for existing deadbolts, doorknob replacements, and various trigger options such as fingerprints and geofencing? Wait! Back up. Why even consider […]

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