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atHome Magazine: A-List Awards 2019

This year was the 10th annual A-List Awards. Published by Moffly Media, athome magazine hosts this annual gala honoring exceptional home design and architecture projects. It’s the premier design competition in Fairfield County, CT. A region considered the heart of Gold Coast and based on per capita income, ranked sixth in the country. With such affluence comes expectations of the finalists and judges to present the very best in luxury lifestyles.

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FEATURE: Westport Magazine, 'The Good Life 2019'

“Living simply doesn’t mean doing without; it means living smart. And that leads to more: more time, more space, more security, more options for a home that works for you. TecKnow, a Westport firm founded by Phil Levieff, specializes in smart tech for today’s (make that tomorrow’s) home. “A light, a lock, a thermostat, a car, a solar roof,” says Kim Burke, COO, “these are all connected devices and can be part of a whole smart-home ecosystem to maximize security, energy efficiency and convenience.”

Home automation now uses the power and efficiency of both cutting edge technology and the sun. “There are a lot of things to consider when incorporating smart devices,” she says, “but at the top is, how secure is the device and what platform does it utilize?” With a master’s degree in cyber security and masterful interest in IoT [Internet of Things] space, she accepted our challenge to name her top five picks for laying a foundation upon which to create a smart home.”

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