Rickzon Umali

Rickzon Umali

Imperial Beach, CA, US


Capstone Project

The project is for a two story five bedroom house with an extra bedroom on the second level of the garage and a bowling alley and mini movie theater underneath it. This home is so technologically advanced because you can controll everything remotely with a home intelligence called Nexia™
Meet your home of the future, today. Nexia™ Home Intelligence is home automation with the freedom of remote home management, giving you total control over the comfort, efficiency and security of your home from anywhere.
• Control lights, locks from anywhere
• Simple, wireless turnkey system
• Temperature and energy management
Trusted Connection
Trane, together with Nexia™ Home Intelligence and Schlage®, the trusted leader in home security for more than 90 years, gives you more control of your home. This simple-to-use internet-enabled home automation system lets you remotely adjust your home’s temperature and monitor security by computer or most web-enabled cell phones.
ComfortLink™ Communicating Control
Connect your ComfortLink™ or ComfortLink™ II control to a matched Trane system for complete, seamless comfort. Every component is designed to work in harmony with the others, optimizing your energy use over time.
Home Connection Away From Home
All the control of your home is at your fingertips, from anywhere, with a web-enabled computer, tablet or smartphone. With Nexia™ Home Intelligence, you can build your own home automation system. With products like the Trane ComfortLink™ control with the Schlage® Home Keypad Deadbolt and Schlage® Home Dimmer Module, you have the ability to:
• Control temperature settings and manage energy use
• Allow entry to your home through the Schlage® Home Keypad even when you’re not there.
• Assign up to 19 private four-digit codes for family members
• Receive instant texts and email alerts when codes are used
• Set recurring codes for housekeepers or frequent guests
• Add, delete or change user codes remotely
• Confirm the status of your wireless lock from anywhere
• Program lights to turn on/off at different times of the day
• Schedule your lights to turn on when lock code is entered
The first floor of the house is where the kitchen, living, and entertainment room are at. In the kitchen you can find that the chosen appliances for this project is energry efficient like the Kenmore Elite 31.0 cu. ft. French-Door Bottom-Freezer Refrigerator Stainless Steel and has a great reviews from its current owner seen here:; and the Kenmore Elite 24" Built-In Dishwasher - Stainless Steel. The entertainment is where all the boys will love to hang out because theVideoWave and Bose sound system is being controlled by The click pad remote were controlling a home entertainment system has never been this graceful—or simple. The Wall Street Journal calls this exciting advance "the most user-friendly universal remote we've ever tried." Its few buttons control things you do most, like adjusting volume or changing channels. Everything else is as easy as touch, glide, click.
Just touch the pad with your thumb, glide around and click to make a selection. Anything you can control appears right on your HD screen, displayed alongside whatever you're watching. You'll never have to look away from the screen or fumble around for a button.

The second floor of the house is were the five bedrooms are situated. (More to come)

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Status: School Project
Location: N/A
My Role: My role in this project is the team leader and designer for the main house and the second floor of the main house.
Additional Credits: I would like to thank my members Mr. Rolando Deleon for the fine job he did on the first floor of the main house, Mr. Darius Alfred for the landscaping, and Mr. Doug Derr for the garage, the bowling alley and mini movie theater below it and the second floor of the second building.

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