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Best of New York 2015

Best Smart-Home Installer

  • Electronic Concepts

    201-880-1872

    Automating your mood lighting used to be a strictly high-class task, but Paul Bochner’s company can design and install a system for the relative-bargain starting price of $1,200 (plus equipment costs). Using a mixture of Savant (an Apple-integrated home-automation software) and Bluetooth, Bochner specializes in what he calls “salvages”—streamlining a clunky Crestron system with Smart House–style touch panels—for a tenth of what that system initially cost. Meaning, clients can crank up the Sonos and adjust the temperature with a mere swipe.

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