Home Truths: Smart retirement home

The average self-build home takes one year to complete but, for Chris and Clare, theirs was no average home. It was a 25-year obsession. When they first set out to build a home in 1989, fax machines had only just been invented, and home tech was in its infancy. Gradually, Chris started integrating automation, sensors and smart tech. The result? A state-of-the-art connected home.

Find out how retired aerospace engineer Chris designed their custom-made retirement home. 


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