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Coburg House
Completed Dec 2022

Partial home automation & security retrofit to recently completed extension for young family

Coburg - Project Overview

Type of House: Renovated and extended Californian bungalow in the inner northern suburb of Coburg

Smart Home Budget : Partial automation and security that can be added to over time including lighting and exhaust fans, door lock, video doorbell, security alarm, smart CCTV, and integration to sound and TV.

Budget $10 - $15k

Who Lives Here: Young family with two pre-school aged children, the couple run a successful technology recruitment firm and hence are both time poor and security focused. 

What was important to the home owners: 

  • Security and Safety of the family and home eg: monitoring while away

  • Time saving and convenience eg: being able to control what is a large home centrally from phone, wall mounted ipad or via voice.

  • Saving on energy bills eg: automated lighting that turns off when not needed

  • Entertaining & fun eg: smart multi-coloured LED strip lighting to bar cabinet and record player

Customer quote: "With young children and a busy lifestyle the convenience of smart automation features like fingerprint entry, entry & exit buttons for lighting and alarm system are invaluable"

 Coburg Smart Home Features

Tailored to the automation solutions , these are 

Smart Locks

Finger print, Apple Key or keypadentry, ability to lock/unlock via automation eg: auto lock at 7pm


Full multi-room audio, music when and when you want it, ability to control TV's


Full control of lighting including dimming, scene control eg: leave home, dinner time, chill time

Climate Control

Full control of ducted air-conditioning, in-floor hydronic heating, ceiling fans and blinds to keep house comfortable & reduce bils


CCTV and Video Doorbell with facial recognition, smart alarm system that arms of leaving home

Scene Automation

Scenes such a leaving home help reduce energy usage, save time and secure the house, automatically arming alarm, turning off lights and appliances.


Multiroom sensors keeping track of occupancy, temperature, lighting levels, air quality, humidity and automatically adjusting lighting, a/c etc.

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