|1)||Multi-room audio systems can be integrated into the walls of a KB home to seamlessly play music in any room of the house. Speakers connected through a hidden web of wires can be positioned in designated areas like patios or dining rooms, while other speaker systems can even be installed to look like recessed lighting in the ceiling.|
|2)||Digital flat-panel prewiring provides an aesthetically pleasing method for installing a flat-screen TV. With this option, all required equipment is in place to mount the TV directly to the wall, with all wiring conveniently concealed. No TV stand or bulky piece of furniture required!|
|3)||Security packages offered at the KB Home Design Studio can include some of the latest in home-protection technology, like motion detectors, sensors that generate alerts when doors and windows have been opened, and controls that can lock doors and windows remotely with the touch of a button.|
|4)||Intercom systems can be installed to effortlessly communicate with any room in the house. Paired with cameras and TV or computer monitors, intercom systems can also help homeowners see who’s knocking at the front door before opening it. Along the same lines, a door phone answering system connects the doorbell to your cell phone, so it rings the same time the door does!|
|5)||Home automation systems allow homeowners to control their security systems, lighting, heating, air conditioning, appliances and locks with the click of a button from their smart phones or other internet-connected devices.|
|6)||Prewiring for electric vehicle charging stations can help accommodate the increasingly popular all-electric or hybrid vehicles.|
|7)||Remote controlled window coverings let homeowners control blinds with the click of a button. Window coverings go up, they go down, and they tilt to reduce or increase sunlight, remotely.|
To discover what kind of technological advancements are possible in your new KB home and to locate a KB Home community near you, visit www.kbhome.com or call 888-KB-HOMES.About KB Home KB Home is one of the largest and most recognized homebuilding companies in the United States. Since its founding in 1957, the company has built more than half a million quality homes. KB Home's signature Built to Order™ approach lets each buyer customize their new home from lot location to floor plan and design features. In addition to meeting strict ENERGY STAR® guidelines, all KB homes are highly energy efficient to help lower monthly utility costs for homeowners, which the company demonstrates with its proprietary KB Home Energy Performance Guide® (EPG®). A leader in utilizing state-of-the-art sustainable building practices, KB Home was named the #1 Green Homebuilder in the most recent study by Calvert Investments and the #1 Homebuilder on FORTUNE magazine's 2011 World's Most Admired Companies list. Los Angeles-based KB Home was the first homebuilder listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and trades under the ticker symbol "KBH." For more information about KB Home's new home communities, call 888-KB-HOMES or visit www.kbhome.com.