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BRAVAS Luxury Living Podcast



Quick Clicks: Are Automated Shades Too Expensive?

Quick Clicks: Are Automated Shades Too Expensive?

It's a common question...Why do automated shades cost so much money? In this quick-clicks chat, the BRAVAS team discusses different factors like hembar alignment, custom fabrics, lighting control integration, automated scenes, and much more.

Posted in Living, Window Treatments


Quick Clicks: Taming App Overload with a Smart Control System

Quick Clicks: Taming App Overload with a Smart Control System

Are you overwhelmed by too many apps? This chat is perfect for you! Our team talks about the advantages of whole home control systems that can make managing your home technology easier, more accessible remotely, and much more intuitive.

Posted in Living, Lighting, Entertaining


Quick Clicks: How Lighting Control is a Smart Home Game-changer!

How Lighting Control is a Smart Home Game-changer!

In this conversation, we delve into the impacts of customized lighting systems on homeowners' well-being and overall experience. We also discuss the many reasons why our clients have embraced lighting control and why they can never imagine going back to a life without it.

Posted in Living, Lighting


Quick Clicks: Getting Your Music Everywhere

Getting Your Music Everywhere.

In this conversation, we discuss the advantages of having built-in ceiling speakers and how they blend seamlessly with a home's aesthetics, providing an ideal auditory experience. With music streaming services like Sonos and Spotify, people now have access to their favorite songs, and having speakers in every room amplifies the emotional and immersive sound experience.

Posted in Living, Music, Entertaining


Quick Clicks: Can ChatGPT run your home?

Can ChatGPT Run Your Home?

In this Quick Clicks chat, we talk with Alex Capecelatro, Co-founder and CEO of Our discussion revolves around the progress of ChatGPT and the potential of voice assistant technology to manage our home devices in the future.

Here are some examples of and ChatGPT integration.

ChatGPT and – Advanced Home AI

Art with ChatGPT +

Google vs ChatGPT

Posted in Living, Entertaining


BRAVAS Podcast 37:

Yates Desygn Firm on Kips Bay & Working with Interior Designers in Your Own Home

In this podcast from BRAVAS we talk with Bryan and Mike Yates from Yates Desygn Firm in Dallas, TX. We discuss their recent installation in the 2021 Kips Bay Show House and the design elements, challenges, and process of creating a modern speakeasy. We also talk about the benefits of working with an interior designer in your own home.
For a virtual tour of Kips Bay Dallas Show Home click here

Posted in Living


BRAVAS Podcast 36:

How to Select the Right Control System

In this podcast from BRAVAS, we talk to our own team members - Jason Roberts from Boca Raton and Caleb Rydbeck from Dallas-Fort Worth about Whole-Home Control Systems. We discuss why clients should use them and tips on how to choose the right system.

Posted in Living


BRAVAS Podcast 34:

Smart Homes from a Builder’s perspective.

In this podcast we talk to Ben Foster - Director of Operations from Sebastian Construction Group in Houston, TX. We discuss the changes we’ve seen in home technology, the future of smart homes, and how best to plan (and when to plan) for custom technology in the home.

Posted in Living, Lighting, Window Treatments, Televisions, Private Cinema


BRAVAS Podcast 33:

5 Mistakes People Make when Planning their Smart Home.

IIf you're thinking about creating a smart home, this is the podcast for you! We talk to System Designers Bryna Owens and Rob Carpenter from the BRAVAS Design & Engineering team. We discuss the mistakes people typically make during the planning phase that may cost you more in the long run and ways to avoid them.

Posted in Living, Network Management & Reliability, Reliability, Concealment, Power


BRAVAS Podcast 32:

Why a Smart Home is a Healthy Home.

In this podcast from BRAVAS, we talk to Mike Maniscalco - Founder and CEO of Better Living Tech and explore the future of wellness technologies in Smart Homes. We discuss ways to monitor and control elements in the home to work for the specific needs of the homeowner and their families.

Posted in Living, Window Treatments, Climate Control, Air Quality, Water Quality, Acoustics, Home Office

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