While at the National Association of Home Builders show, President and CEO of Houston-based On Point Custom Homes John Legget saw some of the latest home appliance and architectural trends. The Houston Busines Journal's Paul Takahashi spoke with Legget on which trends were currently sweeping through the Houston-area.
One of the trends that Legget told Takahashi about was smart home technology which everyone appears to be getting in on:
There is now an app for every appliance, from kitchen appliances like slow cookers to large household appliances, such as tankless water heaters. More appliance manufacturers are incorporating technology that alerts homebuyers to potential problems and reminds them of maintenance schedules...Major technology players, such as Apple and Google, also are pushing into this smart-home space that allows homeowners to control pretty much everything inside the house, from lighting to music.