Blog Cabin 2009: Luxuries and Home Technology Voting Choices
Kohler® VibrAcoustic™ Exposed-Deck Bath
This luxurious bathtime experience combines sound vibration, music and choreographed lighting in a soothing hydrotherapy experience. (Photo courtesy of Kohler)
A head pocket and pillow cradle the neck and head, while the user listens to his or her own playlist via a DTV-Bath Interface in this tub.
Kohler® Fountainhead™ Elongated One-Piece Toilet
The tankless Fountainhead toilet features a heated toilet seat, auto flush, automatic seat height adjustment and integrated LED bowl lighting. (Photo courtesy of Kohler)
Innovative tankless Power Lite® technology provides exceptional flushing performance, using just 1.28 gallons per flush, saving as much as 3,200 gallons of water annually over a traditional 1.6-gallon toilet.
This steam system includes a generator, which releases steam into the steam head within one minute of pushing the power button. A control panel allows the user to control time, temperature and power cleaning.
Kohler® SoundTile™ Speakers
Kohler's low-profile SoundTile speakers allow you to enjoy your favorite music or Internet radio stations through your DTV II interface.
The crackle and pop of this old-fashioned cast-iron stove recalls days gone by. The stove serves as both a room focal point and an effective source of heat. (Photo courtesy of Heat & Glo)
Contemporary Fireplace Insert
Streamlined, sleek and sophisticated, this insert offers a modern option for homeowners who enjoy a cozy fire minus the mess and maintenance of a traditional hearth. (Photo courtesy of Heat & Glo)
State-of-the-Art Home Theater
Inspired by episode 104 of DIY’s Man Caves, this home theater features a plasma TV, comfy leather recliners and an acoustic wall treatment. See "Big Phat Home Theater."
Inspired by episode 105 of Man Caves, this gym has a treadmill, punching bag, free weights and a storage unit. See "A Home Gym Good Enough for the Goose."
Upscale Sports Club
Inspired by episode 201 of Man Caves, this basement bar has rich dark wood furnishings, a flat-screen TV and sports memorabilia galore. See "Upscale Sports Club."
Advanced Temperature Control
Dimming the lights before a home movie or turning off the lights before bedtime couldn't be easier with this technology. (Photo courtesy of Control4®)
This convenient home technology allows you to control your home lighting from any room in your home, via a button or touch-screen.
A variety of Control4 interfaces make it easy to access and control music from any room in the home, whether the source is a computer, external hard drive or MP3 player. (Photo courtesy of Control4®)
Integrate lights with music to set a mellow mood or create your own soothing alarm clock with this technology.