The Best Decorative Lighting Stores in Richmond, Virginia

Every year, Livewire talks to hundreds of households in Central Virginia and Richmond about their smart technology and lighting needs. Because of this, people often ask us where they should buy their high end decorative light fixtures, like lamps, chandeliers, lanterns, pendants, and sconces, in the Richmond area. Because we love quality light, we know […]

Livewire Enters High Voltage With Lightsource Division Offering Cutting-Edge Lighting & Electrical Solutions

Livewire, a premier provider of state-of-the-art technology integration services, is proud to announce the launch of Lightsource, its newest division specializing in lighting design and electrical solutions for homes & businesses. “Lightsource represents the culmination of our dedication to improving lives by simplifying technology for our customers,” said Henry Clifford, Livewire CEO. “For years, we’ve […]

Top 5 Benefits of Smart Lighting

Every year, Livewire connects with hundreds of households in Richmond and across Central Virginia to discuss their smart home lighting needs. Many of our customers ask us about the benefits of smart lighting as they consider upgrading from their old recessed can lighting. We believe in transparency and strive to provide our customers with the […]

How to Automate the Lights in Your Home

The advancement of technology has made our lives more comfortable and convenient, including automating our homes’ lighting. Automating your home’s lighting means controlling your lights’ on and off times, dimming levels, and color temperatures using your smartphone or voice commands. This can save you energy and money, enhance your home’s security, and create a more […]

Select The Right Technology For Your Renovation Project

When renovating your home, it can be overwhelming to choose the right technology to include in your updates. Here are some tips to help you pick the right technology for your home renovation project: Identify your needs and goals Start by thinking about what you want to accomplish with the renovation. Are you looking to […]

Integrating Siri Voice with the Control4 Halo Remote Control

The world of universal remote controls has been in a funk for the last few years. Only Savant has managed to produce a decent voice remote and Control4’s Neeo launch in 2019 felt rushed and incomplete. But when Snap One announced its Control4 Halo remote with Siri integration at last Fall’s CEDIA Expo, I couldn’t […]

Common Amazon Alexa Problems & How To Solve Them

Those of us with smart home equipment can attest to the many glories of web-connected hardware. One of the most popular Internet-of-Things (IoT) families is Amazon’s Echo lineup. Comprising smart speakers, displays, and a host of other equipment, these products can act as smart hubs for the rest of your home’s IoT gear. But like […]

Does Your Control System Need More Than One App?

Here at Livewire, we get asked all the time which approach is best for navigating your control system; “one app to rule them all” or multiple apps? We decided to create a simple article highlighting the pros & cons of each category to help our clients decide for themselves which one works best for their […]

Biophilia and Smart Home Technology

We’ve seen an abundance of interest this year around biophilia in the home technology space. What is it and how can we best leverage it in homes simply, reliably, and cost-effectively? I’ve spent the last six months researching the latest trends and wanted to share my findings. What is Biophilia? Biophilia refers to our innate […]

DMF Lighting Solutions: Engineered Simplicity

  At Livewire, we’re always looking to stay on the cutting edge of technology. Our talented team of technicians stays on top of emerging trends, practices, and products within the integration community. So we continue to provide customers with the most dynamic options on the market, we now offer the DRD Modular Downlighting System from […]